Community Development Grant News

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

Case Western Reserve receives grant to improve food systems in Cleveland neighborhoods

A multidisciplinary research team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a three-year, $936,000 grant to use collaborative computational modeling approaches to promote...more

Small Nonprofits Need Full-time Staff To Build Capacity to Collaborate

A study from Georgia State University finds that nation's smallest nonprofits (less than $500,000 in annual turnover) who have at least one full-time staff member are much more likely than those...more

Program to boost chances for Rock County residents exiting prison

The Rock County Valley Community will be receiving a 2.11 million grant from the federal government to assist in the after-care of people who have been incarcerated from their prisons. The services...more

Following The Money: Why Foundations Should Be Analysing Their 'End Spend'

In an article on Forbes the head of a philanthropic education firm posits that foundations could benefit the field and nonprofits from taking a more holistic approach in their funding...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

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Government Grants for Community Development




Media Initiatives and Partnerships Support

The objective of the MIPS activity is to increase the skills of Serbian citizens to navigate a complex media landscape and effectively participate in modern economic, social and political life. MIPS...more
Posted On - 2018-09-14


Groundwork Hudson Valley Outdoor Recreation Partnership
National Park Service
The goal of this TA is to support the work of Groundwork Hudson Valley to improve access to parks, recreation and conserved natural resources in Yonkers NY and to provide technical assistance to...more
Posted On - 2018-09-05


2018 Anacostia River Festival
National Park Service
This year's festival will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Anacostia Park and the Year of the Anacostiaâ¿¿a year-long invitation to HONOR history, CELEBRATE progress and ENJOY...more
Posted On - 2018-09-05


Annual Program Statement (APS) for Colombia’s Ethnic Communities “Strengthening Ethnic Communities for Inclusive Peace”
National Park Service
The goal of this APS is for ethnic communities to advance inclusive peace,self-governance, and socio-economic development. To achieve that goal, USAID will work directly with prospective...more
Posted On - 2018-08-31


Groundwork Indianapolis Project and Program Development
National Park Service
A. Project Goals â¿¿ The goal of this TA is to build the capacity of Groundwork Indianapolis to undertake projects and programs that engage the communities they serve in locally-led...more
Posted On - 2018-08-29


Groundwork Richmond VA Project and Program Development
National Park Service
A. Project Goals â¿¿ The goal of this TA is to build the capacity of Groundwork RVA to undertake projects and programs that engage the communities they serve in locally-led projects...more
Posted On - 2018-08-29







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