Civic Engagement Grant News

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

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

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




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


Government Grants for Civic Engagement




Afghanistan Master of Laws (LL.M.) Degree Program

This project will complement ongoing INL projects which work with Afghan public and private universities, U.S. law schools, and legal professionals to promote access to education opportunities for...more
Posted On - 2017-12-01


School of Advocates Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Curriculum Development in Armenia

The Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) announces an open competition for an assistance award in Armenia to support efforts to strengthen justice sector actors and...more
Posted On - 2017-11-14


Securing Justice: Developing the Capacity of Mexican Justice Sector Operators within the New Criminal Justice System

INL is seeking applications from qualified non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other qualified organizations with expertise in improving the quality of justice in Mexico by ensuring that the...more
Posted On - 2017-11-09


Securing Justice: Developing the Capacity of Mexican Justice Sector Operators within the New Criminal Justice System

INL seeks to enable various public justice sectors, including judiciaries, attorneys general, and other public offices to improve their capacity to investigate and prosecute both national and...more
Posted On - 2017-11-06


Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program – Training and Technical Assistance Support through Central America

The purpose of this grant is to continue to provide G.R. E.A.T. Instructor Certifications to Central American Officers plus overall management and coordination of the Program, including scheduling of...more
Posted On - 2017-10-25


Strengthening National, State, and Local Level Anti- Corruption Efforts in Nigeria

Nigeria has sought to tackle corruption through traditional legal, law enforcement, and governance-focused interventions. The United States seeks to support the Government of Nigeria (GON) to...more
Posted On - 2017-09-17







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