Civic Engagement Grant News

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

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

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




Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
577
199,762,778
3
182
83,636,647

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Government Grants for Civic Engagement




Justice for the Disappeared in Nuevo Leon

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks applications from qualified organizations to fund an activity entitled Justice for the Disappeared in Nuevo Leon. Eligibility for...more
Posted On - 2018-06-15


OVC FY 2018 Vicarious Trauma Response Initiative: National Scope Training & Technical Assistance

This project has two stages outlined as follows. Stage 1: Develop a program strategy and plan to directly support up to 15 project sites across the country to develop customized approaches to...more
Posted On - 2018-06-14


Colombia Counternarcotics and Rule of Law Capacity Building Program

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Narcotics Affairs Section in Colombia (INL Section Colombia) seeks applications from qualified organizations to assist with...more
Posted On - 2018-06-12


Law Enforcement Expertise Program (LEEP)

The INL Law Enforcement Expertise Program (LEEP) will assist INL in its mission to develop the capabilities of foreign law enforcement institutions along internationally recognized practices and...more
Posted On - 2018-06-12


Justice Sector Training, Research, and Coordination Plus (JusTRAC+) Program

The goals of the Justice Sector Training, Research, and Coordination Plus (JusTRAC+) program are twofold: (1) to enhance the applied knowledge and skills of individuals and organizations that fund,...more
Posted On - 2018-06-12


SuSudan Call Capacity Building: Supporting Engagement with the AU-HIP Peace Procedan Call Capacity Building: Supporting Engagement with the AU-HIP Peace Process
Bureau of African Affairs
To assist in supporting the AUHIP led Peace Process by facilitating peaceful dialogue, capacity building and negotiation support to the Sudan Call and other opposition...more
Posted On - 2018-06-11







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Do Social or Business Values Cultivate Compassionate Capitalism?
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