Civic Engagement Grant News

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

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

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

Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Government Grants for Civic Engagement

Improving Governance in Haiti Initiative (IGHI)
Haiti USAID-Port Au Prince

Foster the foundation for a social contract in which Haitian citizens hold government accountable for more transparent governance and the provision of essential services, and public officials (both...more
Posted On - 2017-06-22

Student Law Practicum in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Haiti USAID-Port Au Prince

Students studying at law faculties in BiH are afforded few practical learning opportunities within the established law curriculum. The curriculum does not focus on practical skillsets that are...more
Posted On - 2017-06-20

Criminal Justice Collaboration and Partnership Program
Haiti USAID-Port Au Prince

The goal of the Criminal Justice Collaboration and Partnership Program (CJ-CAP) is to provide an opportunity for police, investigators, judges, prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, court...more
Posted On - 2017-06-12

Network of International Corrections Experts (NICE)
Haiti USAID-Port Au Prince

The Network of International Corrections Experts (NICE) Program will assist foreign corrections partners increase their capacity to operate prisons that are safe, secure, humane, and transparent by...more
Posted On - 2017-06-12

International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) Morocco Chapter
Haiti USAID-Port Au Prince

As a result of women Moroccan judges participating in international IAWJ events, they created a Morocco Chapter of the IAWJ in May 2016. Indeed, their Moroccan IAWJ Chapter was founded during the...more
Posted On - 2017-06-12

Europe and Eurasia Judicial Network and Anticorruption
Haiti USAID-Port Au Prince

This award will support the development of a network of judges from Europe and Eurasia to address challenges that judges in the region face in strengthening the independence, integrity, and...more
Posted On - 2017-06-12

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Social Entrepreneurship

Social Enterprises, Co-ops Pushed to Support Crowdfunding Campaign

Social Enterprises, Co-ops Pushed to Support Crowdfunding Campaign
Social enterprises and co-operatives are being petitioned to unite, join and support a crowdfunding campaign...

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