Largest Foundation Support for Human Services for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
139
246,796,810
2
1,567
137,419,755
3
213
100,237,336
4
768
72,730,537
5
166
61,576,133

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Community Development Grant News

Selected community development grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Social Innovation and Civil Society in Urban Governance: Strategies for an Inclusive City

This scholarly article seeks to explore the role of civil society in new urban governance arrangements that will hopefully contribute to counter the trends towards social exclusion. This article...more

Capacity Building Grants Can Stimulate Financial Growth

Organizations that received any capacity grant are growing by around 10 percent in the three years following the grant. Grants that specifically targeted financial capacity development did not lead...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

Social Enterprise Using Crowdfunding for Homeless Development

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




Government Grants for Community Development




Complete Master Plan from Chesnee to Blacksburg
National Park Service

This is a modification to an existing Cooperative Agreement to provide additional funding for the development and maintenance of a website to house the master planning process and documents for...more
Posted On - 2017-03-21


Strengthen Government through Civil Society Engagement
U.S. Mission to Costa Rica

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to strengthen government through civil society engagement. U.S. Embassy San Jose intends...more
Posted On - 2017-03-20


Master Plan Abingdon VA to Elizabethton, TN
National Park Service

This is a modification to an existing Cooperative Agreement to provide additional funding for the National Historic Trail design costs in order to facilitate completion of the Master Plan without...more
Posted On - 2017-03-17


Sri Lanka Civil Society Program
National Park Service

USAID requests that civil society sector professionals and institutions provide information and recommendations for a more effective project design.The request for information shall address the...more
Posted On - 2017-03-16


Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages
Department of Housing and Urban Development
The purpose of the ICDBG program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities...more
Posted On - 2017-03-08


Women of Okinawa Power Alliance Network (WOPAN) Program and Events
Department of State

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity is to encourage applications from the international community to support women’s empowerment programs and networking opportunities in Okinawa. In 2016, the...more
Posted On - 2017-01-26







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Tom Watson, contributor at Forbes, shares four important lessons for social entrepreneurs – lessons that build...



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