Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
577
199,762,778
3
182
83,636,647

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Civic Engagement Grant News

Selected civic engagement grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Govt, private, philanthropic sectors all needed to tackle social issues: Gates
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Melinda and Bill Gates write a letter each year about philanthropy initiated by the couple. The letter is written openly, addressed to groups such as employees, teenagers or even to the whole world....more

$7 Million in Native Grants From Ford Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation has bestowed seven million dollars to Native American communities and organizations. The grant money is split between several groups, but there is a common cause. The belief behind...more

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




Government Grants for Civic Engagement




OVC FY 17 National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime
Office of Justice Programs

OVC seeks applicants to plan and conduct the 16th and 17th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime, which will take place in 2018 and 2020, respectively. Since 1988, OVC has...more
Posted On - 2017-03-22


OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Building State Technology Capacity - Victim Compensation
Office of Justice Programs

OVC expects to make an unspecified number of awards from $25,000 to $250,000, for an estimated total of $1,500,000 to Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula State Compensation Administrating Agencies...more
Posted On - 2017-03-21


OJJDP FY 17 Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education to Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma
Office of Justice Programs
To extend and continue the important work done to date in educating the public and in professional development on children exposed to violence, OJJDP invites applications to provide training,...more
Posted On - 2017-03-17


BJA FY 17 National Initiatives Adjudications: Training and Technical Assistance to Support Protection of Constitutional Rights Under the Sixth Amendment
Office of Justice Programs

Funding to support several projects to support training and technical assistance to state and local governments, including any agent with responsibility thereof, to meet the obligations established...more
Posted On - 2017-03-14


NOFO - Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Southeast Asia 2-24-2017
Office of Justice Programs
INL/EA seeks to fund projects that build Southeast Asia’s criminal judicial capacity to deter, investigate and prosecute wildlife crime. The solicitation scope may also include...more
Posted On - 2017-02-24


Harnessing Emerging Political Leadership for an Accountable Guatemala
Office of Justice Programs

The purpose of this project is to build an equitable and representative cadre of future political leaders with the capacity to address some of the most pressing challenges facing Guatemala. The...more
Posted On - 2017-02-24







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