Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Scripps Howard Foundation announces $6 million to university investigative journalism programs

The Scripps Howard Foundation believes that the future of journalism lies in investigative reporting. The University of Maryland and Arizona State University will open 'Howard Centers,' which...more

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more

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




Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Total Given
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577
199,762,778
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182
83,636,647

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Government Grants for Civic Engagement




Lebanon Corrections Professionalization

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

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


Request for Information (RFI) Rule of Law (ROL) USAID/Mexico

The U.S. Agency for International Development requests information concerning Mexico’s Rule of Law sector in order to gain a better understanding of the various interventions that have taken...more
Posted On - 2018-07-27


Justice Sector Technical Assistance Program

The Higher Judicial Council (HJC) is the main body charged with improving and reforming the judiciary. However, the HJC admittedly does not have the technical expertise to make these wide-ranging,...more
Posted On - 2018-07-19


Restoration of the historic St. Marks Lighthouse
Fish and Wildlife Service
THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD TO A SINGLE SOURCE, AND THERE IS NO FULL ANNOUNCEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOTICE. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) intends to award a cooperative...more
Posted On - 2018-07-17


Building Court and Legal Capacities to Prevent and Combat Atrocities in Central African Republic
Fish and Wildlife Service
In 2014, the Bureau for African Affairs (AF) and INL agreed to assist CAR's transitional government in re-establishing the country's criminal justice system, which was devastated during the...more
Posted On - 2018-07-03







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