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Equity Investment in Social Enterprises - A Rare Beast

Connect Fund has made an equity investment in Singlify, the startup that created the modular and customisable Investment Management system. Connect Fund is a £3m social investment infrastructure...more

Engineering Services Provider Raises $13,000 Funds for Corporate Donor Fund
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

Leading engineering services provider LJT & Associates, Inc. has raised $13,000 to support its corporate donor advised fund. LJT & Associates has partnered with the Community Foundation of the...more

Detroit Vacant Land is Transformed into Urban Gardens
Foundation: Saginaw Community Foundation

Urban gardening initiatives throughout the city, such as the Garden Resource Program Collaborative, are transforming these lots into productive gardens to feed residents, foster a sense of community...more

Center for Responsive Politics Gets Grant from MacArthur Foundation
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Center for Responsive Politics received a two-year, $400,000 grant being one of the nine recipients of grants from the MacArthur Foundation as part of its initiative to help strengthen democratic...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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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


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3 Top Tips for Social Enterprises Gearing for Transformational Change

The first annual Changemakers Festival, coordinated by the Australian Centre for Social Innovation, has collected thousands of  social entrepreneurs who want to create social change.




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