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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Government Grants for Community Development




Rural Community Development Initiative
Utilities Programs
Qualified private, nonprofit and public including tribal intermediary organizations proposing to carry out financial and technical assistance programs will be eligible to receive the funding. The...more
Posted On - 2016-05-26


Inclusion for Peace Activity
Utilities Programs

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund an Activity entitled...more
Posted On - 2016-05-25


Community Roots Project
Utilities Programs

The Community Roots Project will address the key underlying causes of migration of under-aged Guatemalans through holistic violence prevention approaches, contributing to Government of Guatemala...more
Posted On - 2016-05-12


Educational Civic Engagement
National Park Service

This project is designed to: increase the use of parks as places of learning and healing by offering a unique opportunity for students to visit the sites, the churches, the schools, and neighborhoods...more
Posted On - 2016-03-15


Rural Housing Preservation Grants
Utilities Programs

The Rural Housing Service (RHS) announces that it is soliciting applications under its Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program. The HPG program is a grant program which provides qualified public...more
Posted On - 2016-03-11







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