Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more

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




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




Restoration of the historic St. Marks Lighthouse
Fish and Wildlife Service
THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD TO A SINGLE SOURCE, AND THERE IS NO FULL ANNOUNCEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOTICE. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) intends to award a cooperative...more
Posted On - 2018-07-17


Building Court and Legal Capacities to Prevent and Combat Atrocities in Central African Republic
Fish and Wildlife Service
In 2014, the Bureau for African Affairs (AF) and INL agreed to assist CAR's transitional government in re-establishing the country's criminal justice system, which was devastated during the...more
Posted On - 2018-07-03


Legislative Assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Criminal Procedure Codes
Fish and Wildlife Service
Through capacity building programs, INL plays a vital role in the Department of State’s efforts to strengthen the rule of law in BiH, including by helping strengthen the justice sector and...more
Posted On - 2018-06-29


OJJDP FY 18 Gang Suppression: A Law Enforcement and Prosecutorial Approach to Address Gang Recruitment of Unaccompanied Alien Children
Fish and Wildlife Service
The primary purposes of the OJJDP FY18 Gang and Youth Prevention Partnerships project are the reduction of violent youth crime, gun and gang violence and victimization in communities and to increase...more
Posted On - 2018-06-28


OJJDP FY 18 Gang Suppression Planning Grants Program
Fish and Wildlife Service
OJJDP FY 2018 Gang Suppression Planning Grants Program is part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Suite of programs, which is focused on reducing violent crime. The PSN Suite comprises PSN,...more
Posted On - 2018-06-28


OJJDP FY 18 Nonparticipating State Program
Fish and Wildlife Service
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C.§ 5633(d), if a state fails to submit a plan or submits a plan that does not meet the requirements of the JJDP Act, the OJJDP Administrator shall endeavor...more
Posted On - 2018-06-27







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World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States
The World Bank’s Development Marketplace, a competitive grants program, has provided $1.4 million grants to...



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