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

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OVW FY 2018 Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Grant Program (formerly known as the Arrest Program)

The United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) (www.ovw.usdoj.gov) is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for the Improving Criminal Justice Responses...more
Posted On - 2018-01-04


U.S. Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding to improve public safety and victim services in tribal communities. This solicitation provides...more
Posted On - 2018-01-03


Mali Law Enforcement Training Reform Project

INL is part of the Department of State’s multi-faceted response to transnational criminal activity. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, countering the flow of illegal...more
Posted On - 2017-12-27


Chamber of Advocates and Public Defender Communications Development in Armenia

INL is currently seeking an organization with the requisite capability and experience to conduct the development of a communications strategy for the Chamber of Advocates and Public Defender’s...more
Posted On - 2017-12-20


OVW FY 2018 Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program Solicitation

Victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural communities face unique challenges and barriers to receiving assistance rarely encountered in urban areas. The...more
Posted On - 2017-12-15


Professionalizing Law Enforcement in the Central African Republic

This project calls for a team of highly experienced law enforcement trainers (ideally four or three subject matter experts) to be deployed to the Central African Republic to train a substantial...more
Posted On - 2017-12-15







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A £11.5 Million Fund to Develop Northeast England’s Social Investment

A £11.5 Million Fund to Develop Northeast England’s Social Investment
Established by Big Society Capital and the Northern Rock Foundation, the North East Social Investment Company is...



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