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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Government Grants for Civic Engagement




NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation in Corrections solicitation

NIJ is seeking rigorous research to evaluate promising practices and strategies that aim to promote effective management and supervision of offenders in both institutions and in the community....more
Posted On - 2018-02-16


NIJ FY18 Communications Technologies Research and Evaluation for Law Enforcement and Corrections Applications

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for communications technologies research and evaluation projects: (1) to develop practical knowledge to inform the deployment of mobile broadband...more
Posted On - 2018-02-16


OJJDP FY 18 Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning and Demonstration Program

The purpose of the Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program is to support implementation of the principles outlined in the Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential...more
Posted On - 2018-02-13


NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime

NIJ's drugs and crime portfolio supports research on law enforcement efforts to deter, investigate, prosecute, and address illegal drug trafficking, markets, and use. This FY2018 solicitation...more
Posted On - 2018-02-09


Building Local Governments Capacity to prevent and provide services to Gender Based Violence (GBV) victims

The U.S. government believes in encouraging the development and implementation of innovative programs to permit local governments in the prevention of Gender Based Violence and Domestic Violence the...more
Posted On - 2018-02-02


Programs to Support Correction Reform in Armenia

The Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) announces an open competition for assistance award in Armenia. Organizations may submit grant proposals for programs that...more
Posted On - 2018-02-01







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Beyond the Four Walls are Empowered Rural Nepalese Women
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