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Virginia Tech researchers awarded Microsoft grant to pioneer mixed reality research

Hololenses are devices that project a three dimensional image into the users' eyes, optionally along with what the user would normally see. This allows the devices to create what they call a "hybrid...more

India Top-Most Country for Presence of Social Entrepreneurs

According to a new report, social entrepreneurs, in collaboration with the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, have distributed USD$6.7 billion in loans or value of products and services....more

Neighborhood Community Foundation Online Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

The Neighborhood Community Foundation has decided to bring their Foreclosure Prevention Workshop online, giving homeowners in Florida the opportunity to learn the tools they need to avoid losing...more

Northwestern Mutual Foundation Tourism Grants

Northwestern Mutual Foundation is donating a total of $500,000 to support Milwaukee-area event and cultural attractions which are contributing to the tourism industry and health of the local...more



Largest Foundations by Assets 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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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


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The Social Investment Tax Relief


The proposed Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) has UK civil society and social organizations stirred up this season. The supposed tax relief on investment in social impact bonds will support the UK social economy.




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