Community Development Grant News

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

Here's How to Invest in Baltimore's Neglected Neighborhoods

In a commentary by Eric K. Hontz, senior program officer at The Center for International Private Enterprise, it focuses on how Baltimore residents and neighborhoods can break the cycle of poverty and...more

Hong Kong Social Entrepreneur Pitches Rental Affordability Solution for Vancouver

Light Be, a Hong Kong for-profit company that aims to achieve social outcomes, connects needy applicants with discount rentals, but terms of arrangement clash with B.C. law. Social entrepreneur...more

Innovative Climate Change Action in Cities Worldwide

The CSR Journal addresses a state of climate emergency around the world. According to this article, climate change action in cities is critical because urban spaces are significant contributors to...more

Newsmatch Making a Lasting Impact in Communities Throughout the U.S.
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Karen Rundlet, director for journalism at Knight Foundation, writes an article originally published at kf.org. Her article tackles how "Americans still don't understand the full extent of the...more




Largest Foundation Support for Human Services for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
238
130,480,094
2
718
80,311,627
3
117
79,529,515
4
220
70,345,234

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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


Government Grants for Community Development




Inter-Community Activity
Egypt USAID-Cairo
The objective of this activity is to engage young women and girls[1] from different social and cultural backgrounds in cross-community dialogue and to develop a shared community vision for...more
Posted On - 2020-01-16


Section 4 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 - 2020-01-09




U.S. Embassy Budapest, PAS - 2020 AEIF
U.S. Mission to Hungary
The U.S. Embassy Budapest announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications...more
Posted On - 2020-01-07


U.S. Ambassador's Special Self Help Fund 2020
U. S. Mission to Lesotho
The U.S. 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 - 2020-01-02






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“I vote for a social economy” Campaign


“I vote for a social economy” Campaign

The Social Economy Alliance members had launched its I vote for a social economy, a campaign calling for a more social economy in Britain, at an open mic event in Manchester.




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