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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

Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for proposals that seek to bolster...more
Posted On - 2017-04-26

Access to Justice for the Juvenile Offender Population: Opportunities for Judicial and Cultural Change - Phase II

Access to Justice for the Juvenile Offender Population: Opportunities for Judicial and Cultural Change - Phase...more
Posted On - 2017-04-17

Afghanistan Access to Justice Legal Aid Project

This project will complement ongoing INL programs which work with legal aid organizations in Afghanistan and the Afghan government justice sector to promote access to criminal defense services,...more
Posted On - 2017-04-07

Strengthening Political Parties Program (SP3)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Liberia is seeking applications from U.S. non-governmental and non US non-governmental organizations to implement the program...more
Posted On - 2017-04-03

ONDCP Model State Drug Laws

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Executive Office of the President, is seeking applications from a non-profit corporation that is described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal...more
Posted On - 2017-03-31

Gender Based Violence Capacity Enhancement

Gender Based Violence Capacity Enhancement ...more
Posted On - 2017-03-28

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Philanthropub: Not Your Typical Noshery

Philanthropub: Not Your Typical Noshery
Restaurateurs Nick Vilelle and Raj Ratwani are owners of the CAUSE gastropub, which includes a...

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