Civic Engagement Grant News

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

New Summer Program Targets Winchester's At-Risk Youth

The Accelerated Summer Program to Increase Readiness and Engagement (ASPIRE) brings together dozens of eighth- and ninth-grade students for an unique field trip that focuses on civic...more

Drug Addicts Getting Clean in Kitchen of Fresh Start Recovery Program

Drug addicts are getting another chance in the kitchen of Western Australia's Fresh Start Recovery Program. Fresh Start is an addiction treatment centre help drug users and their families recover...more

'MIT Solve' Enables Tech Entrepreneurs To Conquer Global Social Challenges

MIT Solve, a global initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is a marketplace for social impact that helps tech entrepreneurs develop solutions to address the world's biggest...more

The Social Media Generation Changing How Philanthropy Works

Sponsors of a new Hawaiian documentary, titled "Save the Reef," seeks to re-imagine how philanthropy works in today's social media era. The documentary was made possible by Karmagawa, a charity...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

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


Government Grants for Civic Engagement




Legal Socialization in Moldovan Schools
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
INL has provided extensive assistance to the General Police Inspectorate and the Ministry of Internal Affairs to further increase the level of public trust in the Moldovan police force, which is a...more
Posted On - 2018-10-16


Establishing a Family Justice Center in Moldova
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau has supported numerous projects for several years to address domestic and gender-based violence. For example, local nongovernmental organizations received grants from...more
Posted On - 2018-10-16




Fiscal Year 2018 Presidential Residence Protection Assistance Grant (PRPA)
Department of Homeland Security - FEMA
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Presidential Residence Protection Assistance (PRPA) Grant will provide Federal funds to reimburse state and local law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for law enforcement...more
Posted On - 2018-10-01


Strengthening Judicial Response to Organized Crime in Costa Rica
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
The project aims to provide training and technical assistance for the implementation and possibly, the initial operation phase, of Costa Rica’s new organized crime tribunals. Given the above,...more
Posted On - 2018-08-27





Lebanon Corrections Professionalization
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is responsible for the development, supervision, coordination, and implementation of international narcotics control assistance...more
Posted On - 2018-07-31


Access to Justice for the Juvenile Offender Population: Opportunities for Judicial and Cultural Change - Phase II
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
This project should generate an increase in the number of juvenile offenders referred to and/or completing alterative sentences, reduce recidivism, and facilitate access to justice for particularly...more
Posted On - 2018-07-30




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Social Entrepreneurs to Get Free WiFi Access

iPass, a telecommunications provider, will give free internet access to 100 non-government organizations (NGOs) for a year as they work in dangerous countries to help its poor and underserved populations.




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