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Impact Investing as a Tool for Social Change
Foundation: Case Foundation

In the opinion of Jean Case, Chief Executive Officer of the Case Foundation, philanthropy has been reticent to take risks in their investments out of a fear of failure. She started her foundation...more

Lincoln Financial Foundation Pumps $268,000 in Human Services Grants to Local Nonprofits

Lincoln Financial Foundation awards $267,880 in human services grants to 15 local nonprofit organizations in Greensboro, N.C. The grants are part of the $1.8 million charitable funds it has...more

Stark Community Foundation Grant Applications
Foundation: Stark Community Foundation

The Stark Community Foundation is accepting applications for the second cycle of the 2012 discretionary grant making period and sets the deadline on the 1st of August. The Foundation does not...more

HMSA Foundation Awards $270,000 to Local Groups to Support Health Programs

The HMSA Foundation has given $270,000 in grants to six local organizations to support various health programs. These programs aim to enhance the quality of life and health among Hawaiians. The...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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