Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Civic Tech and Open Data

The Chung Report highlights Open Wichita, a community organization focused on using technology to drive civic change. Open Wichita works in conjunction with the City of Wichita and Wichita Police...more

Philanthropy and Local Communities
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

K.C. Belitz, chief operating officer of the Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF), provides an example of how to use philanthropy to do community-building and a call to action. Belitz writes that...more

Personal Philanthropy During Black Friday Season

In a Digital Journal press release, Dr. Daryl D. Green, DSL, owner of Tennessee-based AGSM Consulting LLC and Dickinson Chair of Business professor at Oklahoma Baptist University, believes installing...more

New NYC Program Pairs Homeless Youth with Seniors with Extra Bedrooms

The Home Sharing Program, which recently launched in all five New York City boroughs, pairs homeless youth with senior citizens who have extra rooms in their apartments. According to Lorraine...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

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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Government Grants for Civic Engagement




OVW FY 2020 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program
Office on Violence Against Women
The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including sexual assault, domestic...more
Posted On - 2019-12-05


U.S. Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation
Department of Justice
This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and...more
Posted On - 2019-12-04




OVC FY 2020 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking
Office for Victims of Crime
The program will support the following types of housing assistance for victims of all forms of human trafficking: (1) transitional housing, including funding for the operating expenses of a newly...more
Posted On - 2019-12-03


Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to fund an accredited university of higher education or an accredited law school for the purposes of establishing a National Center on Restorative Justice...more
Posted On - 2019-11-29






Social Entrepreneurship
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Ubben Lecture Series to Feature TOMS Shoes Founder


Ubben Lecture Series to Feature TOMS Shoes Founder

Founder and chief shoe giver of TOMS Shoes, Blake Mycoskie, is set to come to the campus of DePauw University to talk about his unique approach to business and creating a better world.




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