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
480
181,432,514
2
134
64,421,500
3
100
58,234,373
5
31
46,506,682

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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


Government Grants for Civic Engagement




Rwanda: Promoting the Dignity of Every Human Life

The U.S. Embassy in Rwanda and the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Bureau through the Africa Regional Democracy Fund (ARDF) announce an open competition for organizations to submit...more
Posted On - 2018-05-21


OVW FY 2018 Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiner Training Initiative Solicitation

This program is authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Pub. L. No. 115-141, and 34 U.S.C. 40723 and is developed in partnership with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The OVW...more
Posted On - 2018-05-18


OVC FY 2018 Discretionary Training and Technical Assistance Program for VOCA Victim Assistance Grantees

The purpose of this solicitation is to fund VOCA Victim Assistance Program state administering agencies (SAAs) or outside organizations who partner with existing SAAs to provide training within the...more
Posted On - 2018-05-17


Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

Provide representation, education and advocacy for low income and ESL...more
Posted On - 2018-05-16


OJJDP FY 18 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

This multi-category solicitation supports youth mentoring services (1:1, group or peer) provided by National and Multi-State mentoring organizations; and mentoring for specific populations. The...more
Posted On - 2018-05-15


Strengthening Investigative Journalism on Corruption and Illicit Finance through Capacity Building and Awareness Raising in the Western Hemisphere

The program's goal is to improve the quality and quantity of investigative pieces exposing corruption and illicit finance, particularly as facilitators of transnational crime, in the Western...more
Posted On - 2018-05-15







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