Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Call for Nominations: Invest in California’s Future
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation announces its open nominations for the 2021 Leadership Awards. The Awards recognize exceptional leadership, characterized by significance, innovation, effectiveness,...more

Online Course -Voices of Social Change
Foundation: International Youth Foundation

Coursera announces its Voices of Social Change, a free online short course co-designed and delivered by eight young social entrepreneurs. Voices of Social Change, powered by Laureate...more

Tulane University Partners with Venture for America to Create Inner-City Jobs

Tulane University's Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will partner with Venture for America (VFA) to host 2020 VFA Fellows along with leaders from university entrepreneurship...more

Social Entrepreneurs Needed to Address Present-Day Inequities and Gaps in India

Ravi Sreedharan, Founder-Director, and Lopamudra Sanyal, Research Fellow at the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM), tackle the work and innovations by social entrepreneurs that continue...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




OJJDP FY 20 Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
The Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JJMHCP) supports cross-system collaboration to improve responses and outcomes for youth with mental illness (MI) or co-occurring MI and...more
Posted On - 2020-03-04


BJA FY 20 Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Second Chance Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-199), reauthorized by the First Step Act of 2018, provides a comprehensive response to assist in the transition individuals make from prison, jail, or...more
Posted On - 2020-03-04




BJA FY 20 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Program
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Program supports funding to state, local and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies for costs associated with the investigations and prosecutions of...more
Posted On - 2020-03-04


BJA FY 20 Innovations in Reentry Initiative: Building System Capacity & Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The FY 2020 Innovations in Reentry Initiative (IRI): Building System Capacity and Testing Reentry Strategies provides state and local jurisdictions and Indian tribes with the resources to identify...more
Posted On - 2020-03-03






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



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 SPOT, Wells Fargo, the SBA, and the Maricopa Community Colleges.


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Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



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