Civic Engagement Grant News

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

Ucla Nurse'S Invention May Save Millions of Work Hours

When Veronica Pellegrino was a nurse on an orthopedic unit at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, she spent her days opening up to 100 to 150 medication packets per shift "constantly using that...more

The New School'S 88Th Commencement Celebrates the Creativity, Perseverance, and ...

The New School, a not-for-profit liberal arts college in New York City, awarded degrees to more than 3,000 students at its annual Commencement ceremony on Sunday. CBS New York reports the...more

Creative Solutions to Staffing Problems

Baby boomers are leaving the workforce in record numbers, leaving public schools in California and other states scrambling to fill teaching positions. "We are starting to see a shift away from...more

Shapiro Administration Celebrates Winners of Statewide €what'S So Cool About ...

"What's so cool about manufacturing in Pennsylvania?" That's a question students across the state are asking after winning top honors in the "What's So Cool About Manufacturing" student video...more

*Media Advisory* Jacobs Elementary School Students Transform Ocean Waste into ...

Sixth-graders at a Massachusetts school are turning trash found on the beach into art. Hull's Jacobs Elementary School is hosting a live viewing of students' work on Friday from 2pm to 3pm,...more

Barancik Foundation Awards $5.7 Million in Grants

"When students succeed, our entire community prospers," says the CEO of Florida's Barancik Foundation, which has awarded nearly $6 million in grants to support education, youth development,...more

Savings Bank of Danbury Foundation Awards $301350

Employees of Savings Bank of Danbury in Connecticut are putting their money where their mouth is. The bank's foundation has awarded more than $301,000 in grants to 113 non-profit agencies in the...more

Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health Commissioner Honored

Michael Orth has spent three decades working to improve children's mental health in New York's Westchester County, and on Tuesday he received the state's Lifetime Achievement Award for his...more

The Courageous Giving Framework: A Philanthropic Strategy to Build a Just Democracy

"We may have never imagined that fascism would be looming in our lifetimes, and yet, this is where we find ourselves." That's the takeaway from a New York Times op-ed by actress and activist...more

Content Creators: A New (Mostly Ignored) Revenue Channel for Social Good
Foundation: Share Our Strength

"If you run a walk series, you have content creators in your program. There are content creators on your board, in your caregiver network, as major donors and as walk team captains. How big...more




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