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Giving Day raises record $1.25M for nonprofits
Foundation: Fairfield County Community Foundation

On Fairfield County's Giving Day they were able to reach $1.25 million dollars for nonprofit organizations. In a time span of 24 hours their community was able to have thousands of donors helping the...more

Rockefeller Archive Center To House The Archives of The Ford Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Archive Center, repository for the records of the Rockefeller family, Rockefeller philanthropies, and other nonprofit organizations, has recently announced that it will be housing the...more

MacArthur Foundation Awards Chicago News Cooperative
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The MacArthur Foundation has recently awarded a grant to the Chicago News Cooperative (CNC) in an attempt to assist the publication in quickly publishing articles in the New York Times. The...more

Dallas County Foundation Awards Grants to Two Waukee Projects
Foundation: Dallas County Foundation

The Dallas County Foundation has awarded two Waukee nonprofits for its community betterment initiatives. An allotment of $3,750 grants has been shared by Waukee Area Christian Free Clinic and...more



Largest Foundation Giving for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
1,378
2,579,354,996
2
1,407
471,403,757
5
741
354,782,649

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