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




R16AP00201 Mod 005 - NTUA Liaison O&M
Bureau of Reclamation
The O&M Liaison will assist NTUA in hiring and training a Class 4 Cutter Lateral Water Treatment Plant Operator. NTUA will solicit for this position. General requirements for this position are...more
Posted On - 2020-04-13


Citizen Engagement Activity
Kosovo USAID-Pristina
THIS IS A DRAFT DOCUMENT – SUBJECT TO CHANGE. DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THIS DRAFT IS POSTED AS INFORMATION ONLY, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION AND DOES NOT COMMIT THE...more
Posted On - 2020-04-03




FY 2020 Bank Enterprise Award Program Application
Community Development Financial Institutions
Through the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program), the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) supports FDIC-insured financial...more
Posted On - 2020-04-02


Building a Strong, Vibrant, and Culturally Connected Indo-Pacific
U.S. Mission to India
This funding opportunity seeks to implement a week-long convergence of regional experts/academics, artists, and authors to identify actionable strategies that facilitate partnerships on security,...more
Posted On - 2020-03-16





Regional Startup Network
U.S. Mission to India
This funding opportunity seeks to build entrepreneurial capacity in the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal through an interconnected regional network. This program will...more
Posted On - 2020-03-16


U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund, U.S. Embassy Lilongwe
U.S. Mission to Malawi
This notice is subject to availability of funding. The U.S. Embassy Lilongwe announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out projects through the U.S....more
Posted On - 2020-03-15






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



This Fashion Entrepreneur Moved From L.A. to a Navajo Reservation


This Fashion Entrepreneur Moved From L.A. to a Navajo Reservation

Fashion entrepreneur Amy Yeung moved her LA-based online apparel business Orenda Tribe to live on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico, among the indigenous sewers, jewelry makers, and artisans who are her suppliers.


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