Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Call for Nominations: Invest in California’s Future
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation announces its open nominations for the 2021 Leadership Awards. The Awards recognize exceptional leadership, characterized by significance, innovation, effectiveness,...more

Online Course -Voices of Social Change
Foundation: International Youth Foundation

Coursera announces its Voices of Social Change, a free online short course co-designed and delivered by eight young social entrepreneurs. Voices of Social Change, powered by Laureate...more

Tulane University Partners with Venture for America to Create Inner-City Jobs

Tulane University's Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will partner with Venture for America (VFA) to host 2020 VFA Fellows along with leaders from university entrepreneurship...more

Social Entrepreneurs Needed to Address Present-Day Inequities and Gaps in India

Ravi Sreedharan, Founder-Director, and Lopamudra Sanyal, Research Fellow at the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM), tackle the work and innovations by social entrepreneurs that continue...more

Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Government Grants for Civic Engagement

OVW Fiscal Year 2020 COVID-19/Violence Against Women Assistance to Tribes
Office on Violence Against Women
This solicitation allows tribes (and as applicable, tribal designees, tribal organizations, and tribal nonprofit organizations) to submit short, simplified applications for special funding under the...more
Posted On - 2020-07-30

Strengthening Private Sector Engagement to Counter Synthetic Drug Trafficking
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
By supporting the development of improved coordination mechanisms between governments and the private sector, and within relevant industries, the State Department intends to create disruptions in the...more
Posted On - 2020-07-27

Western Hemisphere Regional Transnational Crime Assessment and Analysis
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
Transnational criminal organizations (TCOs), including gangs and drug cartels, undermine border security, perpetuate crime, and inflict harm in communities throughout the Western Hemisphere. These...more
Posted On - 2020-07-09

BJA FY 20 State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Sharing Technical Assistance Program
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Many accomplishments have been made since 9/11 in the collection, sharing, coordination, and integration of information for the purpose of defeating terrorism and improving homeland security. These...more
Posted On - 2020-07-01

Advancing Legal Reasoning and Writing in Moldova
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
PROJECT PURPOSE/DESCRIPTIONThe top foreign policy priority of the United States in Moldova is to help the Moldovan people achieve their Euro-Atlantic aspirations and support Moldova’s efforts...more
Posted On - 2020-06-23

Promoting Accountability in Iraq and Syria For Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, and War Crimes
Assistance Coordination
The Department of State invites applicants to submit proposals for programs that include components to develop local investigative and judicial skills; to collect and preserve evidence and maintain...more
Posted On - 2020-06-12

Civic Engagement News from...

Ameriprise Financial
Gates Foundation

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Enterprise Connects Small Businesses To Customers In Need

Social Enterprise Connects Small Businesses To Customers In Need

Christopher Girdwood, after witnessing how small business owners cope following a disaster, founded the Recovery Pledge.

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