Civic Engagement Grant News

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

A Revolutionary Brand For Social Entrepreneurs

Alex Diaz shares his story about how he has been a COMMON member since 2015, but it wasn't until last October that he decided to take the plunge into this 3rd third by launching COMMON...more

Philanthropic Venture Fund Celebrates Alumni Success

IU Philanthropic Venture Fund has recently announced its first successful exit from the fund's investment portfolio with the acquisition of Doxly. Doxly is an Indianapolis-based company led by...more

Innovative Southern California Businesses Address Homelessness

According to a 2019 point-in-time count, there are more than 612 unsheltered homeless individuals in the Coachella Valley. A Southern California company, Renova Energy, has handed out a few dozen...more

Urban Mindfulness - World Wide Wander

In a press release distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Knot PR, a global invitation is sent to "press the pause button, hit the streets and find some much needed clarity" in...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




USAID/Indonesia Improving Local Governance and Service Delivery
Indonesia USAID-Jakarta
The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to collect written information about an activity with the preliminary title of “Improving Local Governance and Service Delivery,” in...more
Posted On - 2019-09-15


BJA FY 19 Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Program
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with...more
Posted On - 2019-08-13




BJA FY 19 An Academic-based Training Initiative to Improve Police Responses for People with Mental Illness and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Bureau of Justice Assistance
This initiative focuses on developing academic-based, transdisciplinary crisis intervention training to educate, train, and prepare law enforcement officers so that they are equipped to appropriately...more
Posted On - 2019-08-05


Enhancing Students’ Understanding of their Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Criminal Justice System through Mock Trials
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
The goal of this project is to improve secondary school students’ understanding and trust in the judicial system of Bosnia and Herzegovina through an experiential learning process. This...more
Posted On - 2019-07-30






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



How Can Social Entrepreneurship Convert Into House Sales?


How Can Social Entrepreneurship Convert Into House Sales?

Giveback Homes, founded by Blake Andrews in August, is a network of real estate agents, home builders, mortgage brokers and interior designers. Each member shell out $50 monthly to get listed on Giveback Homes’ website and acquire marketing support.Donors can decide how much, and how often, they want to donate to a good cause.




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