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Community Foundation Honors Retiring Board Members
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain recognized three retiring board members to an assemblage of community officials, foundation leaders and fellow board members. The announcement was...more

San Mateo County Gets Federal Grants to Improve Education
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Organizations in San Mateo County, California were allocated $7.5 million in federal grants to improve elementary literacy levels. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is one of seven...more

60 Seconds of Social Media

Nowadays, people are working hard to harness the power of social media for social change around the world. This week's episode of "60 Seconds of Social Media" features how people are using social...more

Common Place Family Learning Center Wins Grant from Starbucks Foundation

The Common Place Family Learning Center has won a $45,000 grant from the Starbucks Community Card: Vote.Give.Grow competition. With the $45,000 grant, Common Place Family Learning Center will be...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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A Taster Session For Upcoming Social Entrepreneurs

A Taster Session For Upcoming Social Entrepreneurs
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