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




Rural Community Development Initiative
Utilities Programs
Technical Assistance & Training GrantQualified private, nonprofit and public including tribal intermediary organizations proposing to carry out financial and technical assistance programs will...more
Posted On - 2020-03-04


USAID/Kosovo- Request for Concept Papers
Kosovo USAID-Pristina
USAID/Kosovo seeks concept papers from eligible prospective Kosovo or U.S. organizations and from its implementing partners of ongoing projects to propose innovative and effective approaches that...more
Posted On - 2020-03-02




YouThink Activity
Macedonia USAID-Skopje
The goal of YouThink activity is to increase youths’ resilience to disinformation campaigns and political manipulation by enhancing their media literacy and critical thinking skills. Youth...more
Posted On - 2020-03-02


Democracy Commission Small Grants Program
U.S. Mission to Tajikistan
The U.S. Embassy Dushanbe Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s Democracy Commission Small Grants...more
Posted On - 2020-03-02






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Link Group Honored ‘Scottish Social Enterprise of the Year’


Link Group Honored ‘Scottish Social Enterprise of the Year’

Link Group Ltd., a rent and sale home provider, has been named 'Scottish Social Enterprise of the Year’ in the 2013 Social Enterprise Scotland awards.


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