Community Development Grant News

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

Prisoner-built Home Arrives In Muscatine To Increase Affordable Housing
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine

The last week of September saw the first prisoner-built home arrive at Muscatine County. Homes for Iowa is a program in which Iowa State Penitentiary prisoners in Newton learn to build homes and...more

Greater Milwaukee Foundation Has Deployed $780,000 in Small Business Loans Since May
Foundation: Greater Milwaukee Foundation

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation has provided small business loans to 17 Milwaukee-based businesses, primarily located in three neighborhoods on the north side. The foundation's ThriveOn program...more

Grants from Minneapolis Awarded for Artist-Led Community Healing And Well-Being
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The City of Minneapolis Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy has approved funding for 15 artists-led teams to support projects that offer creative healing and support for Minneapolis...more

Reset Jefferson County - Prosecution Diversion Program for Youth Offenders
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham

Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr announced a new program that allows young suspects to avoid prosecution in certain cases. Reset Jefferson County is a diversionary program that helps...more




Largest Foundations by Assets 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

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



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