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Supporting Black and Brown Entrepreneurs

At Opportunity Hub's HBCU@SXSW, Living Cities chatted with technology leaders about how companies can support black and brown entrepreneurs through skills development and talent placement. In...more

National Park Service Proposing Changes To Philanthropic Partnerships And Donations

Possible changes being made to the National Park Service guidelines dealing with there philanthropic partnerships and donations. After a few years on the drawing board the new proposal has been...more

Philanthropic Businesswoman Donates $1 Million To Women

One doesn't have to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist, according to Sydney entrepreneur Deanne Weir, who is debunking some of the myths about what it means to be a donor. Deanne has pledged...more

Surf Credits at the Volcom Fiji Pro

Dr. Jess Ponting, the Director for Surf Research at San Diego State University writes about an innovative program that helps you give back to the community. Surf Credits, a new concept in surf...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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