Community Development Grant News

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

How Foundation Center Helps Nonprofits with Digital Transformation

Modern computing is changing all industries, including the non-profit sector. More and more they are investing in cloud computing and big data, especially to determine client relations and donor...more

Community Collaboration Grants
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation works under a guiding principal that collaboration is a necessary component in creating communities that propel growth. During the last year, the...more

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




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

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Government Grants for Community Development




U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund, U.S Embassy Lilongwe

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) program is a grass-roots assistance program that allows U.S. embassies to respond quickly to local requests for small community-based development...more
Posted On - 2018-04-13


Increasing Civil and Political Participation of Ethnic Minorities in Moldova

DRL's objective is to increase civic and political participation of ethnic minorities in Moldova. Moldova's ethnic minorities remain underrepresented in mainstream political parties and...more
Posted On - 2018-04-04


Supporting Democracy, Good Governance, Religious Freedoms and Human Rights in Pakistan

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support...more
Posted On - 2018-04-02


Lower Colorado Region Water Conservation Field Services Program Grant Program for FY 2018

Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region (LCR) is requesting proposals to fund activities in support of its Water Conservation Field Services Program (WCFSP) within the LCR. The LCR includes...more
Posted On - 2018-03-23


U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)

Embassy Cotonou is pleased to announce an open competition for community organizations in Benin to submit applications for a grant from the U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH). The...more
Posted On - 2018-03-21


Supporting Civil Society and Media in Ukraine

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support civil...more
Posted On - 2018-03-19







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Beyond the Four Walls are Empowered Rural Nepalese Women

Beyond the Four Walls are Empowered Rural Nepalese Women
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