Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Call for Nominations: Invest in California’s Future
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation announces its open nominations for the 2021 Leadership Awards. The Awards recognize exceptional leadership, characterized by significance, innovation, effectiveness,...more

Online Course -Voices of Social Change
Foundation: International Youth Foundation

Coursera announces its Voices of Social Change, a free online short course co-designed and delivered by eight young social entrepreneurs. Voices of Social Change, powered by Laureate...more

Tulane University Partners with Venture for America to Create Inner-City Jobs

Tulane University's Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will partner with Venture for America (VFA) to host 2020 VFA Fellows along with leaders from university entrepreneurship...more

Social Entrepreneurs Needed to Address Present-Day Inequities and Gaps in India

Ravi Sreedharan, Founder-Director, and Lopamudra Sanyal, Research Fellow at the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM), tackle the work and innovations by social entrepreneurs that continue...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




BJA FY 20 Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Prosecuting Cold Cases using DNA solicitation provides funds to: 1) prosecute violent crime cold cases; and 2) decrease the number of violent crime cold cases awaiting prosecution. Through this...more
Posted On - 2020-04-17


OVC FY 2020 Targeted Training and Technical Assistance for VOCA Victim Assistance and Compensation Administrators
Office for Victims of Crime
The goal of this project is to provide peer-to-peer training and support on federal grants management and administration for Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance and Compensation...more
Posted On - 2020-04-16




OVC FY 2020 Services for Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking
Office for Victims of Crime
This program is designed to develop, expand, and strengthen assistance programs for minor victims of sex trafficking. The objective in providing these services is to achieve increased safety,...more
Posted On - 2020-04-15


Counter Wildlife Trafficking in South America
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
INL will support activities that counter wildlife trafficking in Brazil, Ecuador, and/ or Peru with an aim to build upon partner countries’ civilian criminal justice system's capacities...more
Posted On - 2020-04-13




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Social Entrepreneurship
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Thankyou Social Entrepreneur Grateful for Victorian Young Australian of the Year Title


Thankyou Social Entrepreneur Grateful for Victorian Young Australian of the Year Title

Daniel Flynn, 25, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Thankyou, has received the title of Victorian Young Australian of the Year.  “It’s an honor to be put in a category with finalists of this calibre…” Flynn said.


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