Community Development Grant News

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

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

How Peru's startup ecosystem is unlocking talent and driving inclusive growth

According to a story in Impact Alpha, one in four working-age individuals in Peru was involved in an early-stage company last year. A growing number Peruvian startups are using innovation to drive...more

Benefits of Housing Deconstruction over Demolition

Deconstruction of a house is when a house is dismantled instead of demolished. When a home is deconstructed, many parts of it can be reused or recycled instead of disposed of. This produces less...more




Largest Foundation Support for Human Services for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
139
246,796,810
2
1,567
137,419,755
3
213
100,237,336
4
768
72,730,537
5
166
61,576,133

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Government Grants for Community Development




Visitor and Resource Outreach, Support of Equestrian Operations
National Park Service
The equestrian program is a fundamental component of SAMOâ¿¿s public outreach program. Community neighbors volunteer their time to ride the Parkâ¿¿s horses. They are...more
Posted On - 2018-06-20


Violence Prevention Focused on Gang Disintegration
National Park Service
INL is seeking applications from qualified organizations to implement the following grant project in Nicaragua. The project aims to reduce gang activities from organized groups located in identified...more
Posted On - 2018-06-12


Strengthening Nonviolence as a Strategy for Peacebuilding and Promoting Social Cohesion in the Abyei Area
Bureau of African Affairs
Strategize to promote cohesion between Ngok Dinka and Misseriya in the Abyei Administrative Area for the socio-economic wellbeing of the people who live in and travel through the Abyei Administrative...more
Posted On - 2018-06-11


Responding to Niger’s Demographic Challenge
Bureau of African Affairs
The U.S. Embassy Niamey announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out projects addressing Niger’s Demographic Challenge that prioritize supporting...more
Posted On - 2018-05-29


Community Advocacy for Emerging Cuban Leaders
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
The Community Advocacy for Emerging Cuban Leaders Project will support the participation of several cohorts of emerging leaders from Cuban civil society in a six-month to year-long professional...more
Posted On - 2018-05-23


Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant
Utilities Programs
The Agency will make grants to public bodies and private nonprofit corporations, (such as States, counties, cities, townships, and incorporated towns and villages, boroughs, authorities, districts,...more
Posted On - 2018-05-03







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Increasing the Diversity of Social Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Increasing the diversity of social entrepreneurs in the U.S.
One of the most significant challenges to social entrepreneurship and innovation is ensuring a diversity...



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