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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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
577
199,762,778
3
182
83,636,647

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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


Government Grants for Civic Engagement




Tunisian Correction’s Standard Operating Procedures

The State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) has been working with the Government of the Republic of Tunisia to enhance the capacity of Tunisia’s...more
Posted On - 2017-07-13


Statistical Monitoring of Costa Rican Criminal, Security, and Justice Sector Context

This project seeks to increase the availability and reliability of comprehensive national statistics, related to various aspects of organized criminality, justice sector efficacy, and citizen...more
Posted On - 2017-07-06


"Capacity-Building, Development of Protocols, and Justice Sector Engagement for the Prevention of Bullying"

The selected recipient will implement a project to prevent and address bullying, cyberbullying, digital harassment, and other online behaviors (particularly those with a nexus to child exploitation)...more
Posted On - 2017-07-06


Developing Prevention and Urban Design Strategies for Municipalities in Costa Rica to Prevent Crime and Drug Trafficking

The main purpose will be to create crime prevention strategies in Municipalities based on the AISEC results, especially urban design strategies to recover public spaces (CPTED). This will be...more
Posted On - 2017-07-06


A National Training and Technical Assistance Center to Improve Police-Based Responses to People with Mental Heath Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Office of Justice Programs
The National Center will assist BJA to coordinate and build upon existing assets and resources to serve police agencies and their mental health and social service partners. Many of the resources that...more
Posted On - 2017-07-05


OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Integrated Services for Victims Program: Increasing Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Crime
Office of Justice Programs

Vision 21 Integrated Services for Victims Program: Increasing Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Crime (Vision 21 ISV Program), consists of three purpose areas: (1) developing a suicide...more
Posted On - 2017-06-27







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Which Type of Social Agent Are You?

Which Type of Social Agent Are You?
A new study, ‘Social Change Impact Report,’ presented by Walden University distinguishes six types of social change agents...



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