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.

$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

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




Government Grants for Civic Engagement




OJJDP FY 17 National Amber Alert Training and Technical Assistant Program
Office of Justice Programs

The AMBER Alert program is a partnership of law enforcement, broadcasters and media, transportation agencies, emergency management agencies, telecommunications/call centers, other public safety...more
Posted On - 2016-12-05


OJJDP FY 17 Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation
Office of Justice Programs

This program will support innovative and methodogically sound research and evaluation efforts that inform policy and practice consistent with the Department of Justice’s mission to advance...more
Posted On - 2016-12-05


U.S. Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation
Department of Justice

In 2009, based on a series of meetings across the country addressing violent crime in tribal communities, DOJ made the decision to decrease the number of applications tribes and tribal consortia were...more
Posted On - 2016-11-29


OJJDP FY 17 Internet Crimes Against Children Program Support
Office of Justice Programs

The ICAC program supports a national network of 61 multiagency, multijurisdictional task forces engaged in investigations, forensic examinations, and prosecutions related to technology-facilitated...more
Posted On - 2016-11-28


OJJDP FY 17 National Gang Center
Office of Justice Programs
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will award a cooperative agreement to continue the activities of the National Gang Center....more
Posted On - 2016-11-18


NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes
Office of Justice Programs

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for basic or applied research and development projects that will: (1) increase the body of knowledge to guide and inform forensic science policy and...more
Posted On - 2016-11-18







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5 Lessons Gleaned at the 1st Annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference

5 Lessons Gleaned at the 1st Annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference
The 1st annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference was a collaboration between the Maricopa Small Business Development Center, SEED...



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