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

Want to find foundation giving by subject area? see here



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




Strengthening National, State, and Local Level Anti- Corruption Efforts in Nigeria

Nigeria has sought to tackle corruption through traditional legal, law enforcement, and governance-focused interventions. The United States seeks to support the Government of Nigeria (GON) to...more
Posted On - 2017-09-17


Supplemental OVW Fiscal Year 2017 Enhanced Training And Services To End Abuse In Later Life Program Solicitation

Enhanced Training And Services To End Abuse In Later Life Program (Abuse in Later Life) provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including...more
Posted On - 2017-09-13


CRIMINAL JUSTICE CIVIL SOCIETY PROGRAM

The United States Embassy in Podgorica supports specific projects and initiatives that facilitate the engagement of Montenegrin citizens in criminal justice reform efforts through grant awards up to...more
Posted On - 2017-09-06


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







Grants News from around the Web




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Lending a Hand to Uplift Individuals with Poor Credit

Lending a Hand to Uplift Individuals with Poor Credit
In its first cycle of venture funding, business financing startup LendUp, has raised $14 million to bring...



Jobs in the Social Sector

  Foundation Related Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Program Director Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2017 Copyright Michael Saunders