Community Development Grant News

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

Giving Away Silicon Valley’s Billions
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Stanford Magazine highlights Nicole Taylor, president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), who plans to put the 'community' back in 'community foundation.' As SVCF's new...more

Online Course -Voices of Social Change
Foundation: International Youth Foundation

Coursera announces its Voices of Social Change, a free online short course co-designed and delivered by eight young social entrepreneurs. Voices of Social Change, powered by Laureate...more

A Pioneering Mangrove Conservation Project in Madagascar

Madagascar communities launched the world's largest mangrove carbon conservation project, sequestering a huge amount of carbon and securing an ecosystem vital to fishery health. In partnership...more

Community-Based Learning Gets Official Designation

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus will have a new letter designation coming in the fall about what courses are community-based and what they entail. According to Kate Ksobiech, an...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




FY 2020 Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program: Refugee and Asylee Assimilation Program
Office of Procurement Operations - Grants Division
OoC is charged with promoting instruction and training on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. USCIS recognizes that naturalization is a culmination of the civic assimilation of lawful...more
Posted On - 2020-07-02


FY 2020 Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program; Citizenship and Instruction Application Services
Office of Procurement Operations - Grants Division
OoC is charged with promoting instruction and training on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. USCIS recognizes that naturalization is the most important milestone in the civic...more
Posted On - 2020-07-02




VETERANS CEMETERY GRANTS
VA National Cemetery Administration
Cemetery Grants are only available to states, territories and federally recognized tribal governments. This program operates in accordance to 38 CFR Part...more
Posted On - 2020-07-02


U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help FY 2020
U.S. Mission to Namibia
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Windhoek of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to support programs that are community-initiated...more
Posted On - 2020-07-01





Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund Program Botswana
U.S. Mission to Botswana
The U.S. Embassy Gaborone announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to implement community-initiated development projects through the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help...more
Posted On - 2020-06-03


Building Leaders for Cuban Civil Society
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
The Building Leaders in Cuban Civil Society Project will support the participation of cohorts of young emerging leaders from Cuban civil society in a professional development project, ideally for...more
Posted On - 2020-06-02






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social Enterprises: The Key to Protecting Egypt’s Natural Treasures


Social Enterprises: The Key to Protecting Egypt’s Natural Treasures

After marveling at Egypt’s natural heritage sites such as South Sinai and the Red Sea, Iris Boutros, writer at Daily News Egypt, muses on Environment Minister Laila Iskandar’s goals of longer-term environmental agenda by injecting social entrepreneurship as its powerful implementer.


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