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Free Guides to Help Trustees and Boards Understand Social Investment

The Get Informed campaign organized by Big Society Capital is an effort to to help boards understand the risks and opportunities of social investment. A key aspect of the campaign is a set of free...more

Mission-Aligned and Impact Investment Strategy for Rockefeller Brothers
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Rockefeller Brothers Fund prioritizes investment policies that enable the foundation to achieve long-term financial objectives. They have an allocation target of 20 percent for impact investments...more

The Transformation of Social Investment throught Blended Finance

More investors are investigating the prospect of meeting their investment goals while also achieving desired social objectives. Simultaneously, many charitable and social organizations have found it...more

Private Philanthropy Should Fill the Justice Gap
Foundation: Public Welfare Foundation, New York Community Trust

Pro Bono legal work, or legal aid for those in poverty, has long been a tradition and a responsibility of the legal profession in this country. It is the opinion of Mary McClymont, the President of...more

Government Grants for Civic Engagement

Citizen Security through Neighborhood Watch
International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affair
This project seeks to expand and improve National Citizen Security through Neighborhood Watch Programs in Belize by creating and strengthening self-sustaining community neighborhood watch...more
Posted On - 2016-09-06

Operationalizing Ministry of Justice Regional Legal Centers in Guinea
International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affair

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) advises the President, Secretary of State, other bureaus in the Department of State, and other departments and agencies within...more
Posted On - 2016-08-23

Rule of Law Assistance in Democratic Republic of Congo - Strengthening Forensic Medicine, Law Enforcement, and Legal Capacity
International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affair

Since 2009, INL programs have provided support and access to justice for survivors of SGBV and increased the capacity of civilian law enforcement, healthcare workers, and judicial actors to better...more
Posted On - 2016-08-08

Vision 21: Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve: Supporting Collective Healing in the Wake of Harm
Office of Justice Programs

OVC will make up $7 million available; of which at least $5 million must be directed to the competitive selection of at least six law enforcement agency demonstration sites in small, medium and large...more
Posted On - 2016-08-08

Public Affairs Section Small Grants Program 2016
Department of State

The U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S....more
Posted On - 2016-07-28

PSOB National Firefighter Survivor Support
Office of Justice Programs
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) Office is pleased to announce that it is...more
Posted On - 2016-07-21

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Social Enterprise Project: From Darkness to Light
A socially innovative project called Jyothirgamaya, which means “from darkness to light” helps blind children in Kerala,...

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