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Golden State Warriors Donate $530000 for Underserved Youth in the Bay Area

The Warriors Community Foundation, along with the Koret Foundation, Taube Family Foundation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, picked up the Hoops for Kids program again. Through this program, the...more

Senior Transportation Program Receives Funding

The Plymouth Community Council on Aging and Senior Transportation recently received grants from The Wilcox Foundation and The Plymouth Community United Way to purchase a new bus. The local...more

Philanthropic Photography's "Facing Forward"

The Philanthropic Photography exhibit called "Facing Forward" hosted by Marsha Guggenheim displayed pictures and profiles of philanthropic women who graduated from the Community Health Worker...more

Voter Engagement Toolkits for Foundations

In this excerpt from the Voter Engagement Toolkit for Community Foundations, it tackles ideas and examples for community and public foundations to encourage voter engagement among their grantees and...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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