Community Development Grant News

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

Impact Investing in Community Health Gets $325 Million Boost from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is giving $325 million to help communities that have suffered from "a historic lack of investment" in areas such as housing, water, and infrastructure, the New...more

$450000 Investment From the Keybank Foundation To Help Fight Food Insecurity in East Buffalo

More than one in 10 people in Buffalo, New York, live in food insecurity, according to the USDA. The problem is especially bad in East Buffalo, where the annual KeyBank Delavan-Grider Farmers...more

Maximus Foundation Announces Over $2 Million in Grants for Nonprofits Nationwide

The Maximus Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in grants to 209 nonprofit organizations in 31 states and the District of Columbia. Each recipient will receive a $10,000 grant to further...more

New: Convicted Felon Trump Tries to Roll Back Climate Justice

"Give me a billion dollars for my election campaign and I will give you the legislation you want, and eliminate pesky laws that you don't like." That's what President Trump reportedly said to...more

Avangrid Foundation Awards $135000 to Habitat for Humanity to Build Stronger Communities

The Avangrid Foundation, the philanthropic arm of sustainable energy company Avangrid, has announced a $135,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity, continuing the company's longtime partnership with the...more

Ten Architecture Projects by Students at London South Bank University

If you're looking for a place to hang your hat, a new school in London might be just the place for you. Designed by students at London South Bank University, the "Harnessen School of...more

Join Us on June 9 for a Celebration of Women'S Philanthropy

When New Jersey resident Samantha Pearlman Mazuz lost her mother in a car accident when she was 19, she didn't think much of what would happen to her for the rest of her life. "I didn't know what...more

Mellon Foundation, Neh and Others Fund Grants for Vi Architecture Center
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands' Old Barracks was built in the early 1800s as a military barracks, but it's long since been forgottenuntil now. The Virgin Islands Architecture Center for Built Heritage and...more

Fostering Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Innovation in California'S Central Valley
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

California's Central Valley is home to 25% of the US' fruits and nuts, and the state's agriculture-heavy San Joaquin Valley alone accounts for 19% of revenue and 14% of gross domestic product, per a...more

Ikechukwu Okafor Samuel: A Renaissance Man of Faith and Enterprise

Entertainer Ikechukwu Okafor Samuel, better known as the "King of Soul," has been named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world for the second year in a row. The honor is given to...more

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