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 2019 Ambassador's Special Self-Help Program
U.S. Mission to the Republic of the Congo
U.S. Embassy Brazzaville is pleased to announce the availability of funding through the Ambassador's Special Self-Help Program. This annual program statement outlines the program’s funding...more
Posted On - 2020-08-04


FY 2019-FY 2020 Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants (RCB)
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Purpose: The Rural Capacity Building program enhances the capacity and ability of rural housing development organizations, Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Housing Development...more
Posted On - 2020-07-28




USAID’s Community Radios Assistance for Greater Empowerment of Mozambicans – USAID’s CORAGEM
Mozambique USAID-Maputo
The purpose of the Cooperative Agreement, will be to strengthen the capacity of community radios to provide high quality information to better inform and empower Mozambican citizens to hold their...more
Posted On - 2020-07-15


Combating Discrimination and Social Injustice through Capacity Building and Policy Reform
U.S. Mission to India
Equip at least 25 young community leaders in South India with tools to develop realistic strategies to counter discrimination and foster a more inclusive and democratic society. This will be...more
Posted On - 2020-07-07





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






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social Enterprise Serves Socially Good Chocolate


Social Enterprise Serves Socially Good Chocolate

Allison Roberts, a Canadian born chocolatier, is looking to start a community minded, ethical chocolate factory processing beans in Clonakilty.


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