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Knight Foundation's Journalism Projects
Foundation: Google.org, Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation is shifting how it funds digital journalism projects. The foundation's grants are geared towards supporting various elements of the broader open government movemnt, from...more
Otto Bremer Foundation Gives More Than $4,950,000 Grants to Organizations in 3 States
Foundation: Otto Bremer Foundation

The Otto Bremer Foundation, an organization that assists people for the betterment of their communities, has awarded a $4,950,944 in grants to organizations in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin...more
Top 10 Foundation Grants Fund Big Green
Foundation: Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust , Moore Foundation, Oak Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund , Packard Foundation, Denver Foundation, Pew Charitable Trusts, Sierra Club Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Washington Examiner columnist, Ron Arnold, tracked foundation grants that serve as the backbone of Big Green environmental movement. Arnold's survey details the top 7 foundations that create Big...more
San Francisco Receives $5 Million in Grants
Foundation: Casey Family Programs, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation , Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

San Francisco received $5 million in federal and foundation grants to fund counseling services to help homeless families stay together in stable housing. These grants are coming from the federal...more
Hampton Roads Community Foundation Awards More Than $1.9 Million Scholarships and Grants

The Hampton Roads Community Foundation awarded $1.9 million in scholarships and grants. They have given out 369 scholarships; most were given to college students from Hampton Roads. The foundation...more
The Virtues of Impact Investing
Foundation: Parker Foundation

Peter Brill, a retired professional, is introducing impact investing to the West Coast. Impact investing focuses on ensuring resources are invested in groups, companies or businesses meant to result...more
CHF grants boost local non-profits Foundation awards combined $125,000

In December, the executive director of the Community Health Foundation of Greater Petaluma announced that despite the difficult financial climate, she hoped that it would award $125,000 in grants to...more
York College Announces Construction of Performing Arts Center

York College will be planning to construct a performing arts center on its campus with $2.2 million in gifts and pledges toward the total project amount of $3.5 million construction costs. The...more
Avedis Foundation Awards $100,000 to Relief Fund

The Avedis Foundation will grant $100,000 to the United Way of Pottawatomie County Disaster Relief Fund to help disaster-stricken communities throughout Pottawatomie County. The communities were...more
Leadership Ethics and Philanthropy Summer Institute for Youth
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

Grab the Torch in partnership with the Vermont Community Foundation will host an event at Bishop Booth Conference Center on Lake Champlain called a Leadership Ethics and Philanthropy Summer Institute...more




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