Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Want to Make an Impactful Grant? Consider Independent Media Outlets

A recent study from the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University has concluded that small news organizations can have a noticeable influence on the issues of today. If as few...more

Charities Focus on Social Investment as a Finance Tool

Charity organizations in the UK have been using the social investment market to raise funds in the past few years. This is part of a larger trend in UK charities, which are moving away from...more

Govt, private, philanthropic sectors all needed to tackle social issues: Gates
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Melinda and Bill Gates write a letter each year about philanthropy initiated by the couple. The letter is written openly, addressed to groups such as employees, teenagers or even to the whole world....more

$7 Million in Native Grants From Ford Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation has bestowed seven million dollars to Native American communities and organizations. The grant money is split between several groups, but there is a common cause. The belief behind...more

Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Government Grants for Civic Engagement

BJA FY 18 Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative

The Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration (CGIC) Initiative, administered by BJA in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), is a...more
Posted On - 2018-03-22

OJJDP FY 18 VOCA Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors

This project supports a national training and technical assistance program for attorneys and others involved in prosecuting child abuse cases in state or federal courts to enhance the effectiveness...more
Posted On - 2018-03-21

Supporting Moldovan Civil Society Criminal Justice Sector Oversight

The 2017 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index Report indicated that “across Eastern and Southeast Europe, civil society organizations and independent media experienced...more
Posted On - 2018-03-19

OJJDP FY 18 Child Abuse Training for Judicial and Court Personnel

The purpose of this program is to improve the judicial system's handling of child abuse, neglect, and related cases including cases of children who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation...more
Posted On - 2018-03-19

NIJ FY18 Understanding the Impacts of Policing Strategies and Practices

With this solicitation, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks proposal for research and/or evaluation projects to examine the impact of police crime-reduction practices and strategies on four...more
Posted On - 2018-03-16

OJJDP FY 18 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces: Forensic Capacity Hiring Program for Wounded Veterans

Fund computer forensic examiner positions within ICAC's for wounded veterans....more
Posted On - 2018-03-16

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Young Donors Reshaping Philanthropy and Bringing about Social Change

Young Donors Reshaping Philanthropy and Bringing about Social Change
A Dallas News editorial explains how younger generations are reshaping philanthropy and making their own...

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