Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Sustainable Community Initiative Endorsed by EIT InnoEnergy

Renault is collaborating with EIT InnoEnergy, the EU's innovation arm supporting sustainable energy, to formally endorse the sustainable community initiative, FeliZiudad. FeliZiudad was launched...more

Scottish Social Enterprises Vie for Funding Worth 3.3 million Pounds

Investment programmes, Step Up and Scale Up Challenges, are being launched to support all social enterprises across Scotland. Social Investment Scotland (SIS) created the two funding challenges...more

Students Design Innovative Solutions For Global Problems

GEMS Innovation Awards 2019's Global Innovation Challenge recognizes students who have submitted the most innovative projects to address and solve problem areas that include disaster resilience,...more

Helping Communities Tackle the Housing Crisis

The Community Land Trust (CLT), a type of community-led housing, set up and run by ordinary people to develop and manage homes or assets, is now in its tenth year. CLTs are charitable...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

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






Social Entrepreneurship
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How Being a Social Enterprise Apprentice Changed Life of Ex-offender


How Being a Social Enterprise Apprentice Changed Life of Ex-offender

A former criminal has recently graduated from Jamie Oliver’s apprentice program at Fifteen London. Andy Kabeya believes he would be back in prison if he hadn’t enrolled in Fifteen’s scheme.




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