Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Scripps Howard Foundation announces $6 million to university investigative journalism programs

The Scripps Howard Foundation believes that the future of journalism lies in investigative reporting. The University of Maryland and Arizona State University will open 'Howard Centers,' which...more

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more

Want to Make an Impactful Grant? Consider Independent Media Outlets

A recent study from the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University has concluded that small news organizations can have a noticeable influence on the issues of today. If as few...more

Charities Focus on Social Investment as a Finance Tool

Charity organizations in the UK have been using the social investment market to raise funds in the past few years. This is part of a larger trend in UK charities, which are moving away from...more




Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
480
181,432,514
2
134
64,421,500
3
100
58,234,373
5
31
46,506,682

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Government Grants for Civic Engagement




Legal Socialization in Moldovan Schools

INL has provided extensive assistance to the General Police Inspectorate and the Ministry of Internal Affairs to further increase the level of public trust in the Moldovan police force, which is a...more
Posted On - 2018-10-16


Establishing a Family Justice Center in Moldova

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau has supported numerous projects for several years to address domestic and gender-based violence. For example, local nongovernmental organizations received grants from...more
Posted On - 2018-10-16


Fiscal Year 2018 Presidential Residence Protection Assistance Grant (PRPA)
Department of Homeland Security - FEMA
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Presidential Residence Protection Assistance (PRPA) Grant will provide Federal funds to reimburse state and local law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for law enforcement...more
Posted On - 2018-10-01


Strengthening Judicial Response to Organized Crime in Costa Rica
Department of Homeland Security - FEMA
The project aims to provide training and technical assistance for the implementation and possibly, the initial operation phase, of Costa Rica’s new organized crime tribunals. Given the above,...more
Posted On - 2018-08-27


Lebanon Corrections Professionalization
Department of Homeland Security - FEMA
The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is responsible for the development, supervision, coordination, and implementation of international narcotics control assistance...more
Posted On - 2018-07-31


Access to Justice for the Juvenile Offender Population: Opportunities for Judicial and Cultural Change - Phase II
Department of Homeland Security - FEMA
This project should generate an increase in the number of juvenile offenders referred to and/or completing alterative sentences, reduce recidivism, and facilitate access to justice for particularly...more
Posted On - 2018-07-30







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Social Entrepreneur Is Planning To Replace LinkedIn With Purpose-Driven Alternative

Social Entrepreneur Is Planning To Replace LinkedIn With Purpose-Driven Alternative
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