Community Development Grant News

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

Changing Health by Changing the Community

In an op-ed for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones and Howard Kern, president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare, describe how their new $100 million investment will take aim at the...more

The Struggle for the Land in America's Black Belt

In an NPR (Nonprofit Quarterly) essay based on a talk delivered to the 2018 fellowship class of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) at Penn Center in St. Helena Island, South...more

Community Land Trust Movement Imagines Its Future

An article being co-published by NPQ and Shelterforce addresses the support for civil rights, community land ownership through land trusts and public land banks as well as the shift in leadership to...more

Augmented Reality and the Future of Cities
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Niantic Inc. shared the outcomes of the first ever symposium, "Augmenting Cities: A Playful Path to Community," hosted in partnership with the Knight Foundation to leverage the latest Augmented...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

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Government Grants for Community Development




Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District
National Park Service
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award financial assistance for the described...more
Posted On - 2019-10-08


Susquehanna National Heritage Area
National Park Service
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award financial assistance for the described...more
Posted On - 2019-10-08




Baltimore National Heritage Area
National Park Service
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award financial assistance for the described...more
Posted On - 2019-08-21


Public Matters: Lowell's Emerging Leaders
National Park Service
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award financial assistance for the described...more
Posted On - 2019-08-21






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Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact


Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact

Melbourne social enterprise Who Gives A Crap sold nearly 3 million rolls of toilet paper in 2014/15 and gave half the proceeds to WaterAid Australia, but co-founder Simon Griffiths says the donation would have been less had the startup adopted a non-profit model when it launched two years ago.




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