Community Development Grant News

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

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

$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

Largest Foundation Support for Human Services for 2012

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Government Grants for Community Development

FY 2017 Bank Enterprise Award Program Application

Through the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program), the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) supports FDIC-insured financial...more
Posted On - 2017-09-29

Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants (RCB)

Purpose: Through funding of national organizations with expertise in rural housing and community development, the Rural Capacity Building (RCB) program enhances the capacity and ability of rural...more
Posted On - 2017-09-28

COMAC (Conflict Mitigation Assistance for Civilians)
Afghanistan USAID-Kabul
COMAC builds upon previous USAID/Afghanistan programming, including the current Afghan Civilian Assistance Program (ACAP III) activity, which ends in February 2018. The original ACAP program...more
Posted On - 2017-09-21

Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants (Section 4)
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Purpose. Through funding of national intermediaries, the Section 4 Capacity Building program (Section 4) enhances the capacity and ability of community development corporations (CDCs) and community...more
Posted On - 2017-07-06

YSEALI Seeds for the Future 2018
Department of Housing and Urban Development
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Mission to ASEAN (USASEAN) announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative...more
Posted On - 2017-07-06

Veterans Cemetery Grants
VA National Cemetery Administration
Grants are available for states, territories and federally recognized tribal governments. This program is implemented in 38 Code of Federal Regulations Part...more
Posted On - 2017-07-02

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