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Cost-Effectively Improving a School's IT Infrastructure

Dan May, commercial director at IT services provider Ramsac, expresses how IT is more important than ever in today's teaching environment. May advises that in order to get buy-in from all...more

Des Plaines Community Foundation Sustains Projects for the Disabled
Foundation: Des Plaines Community Foundation

Twenty seven Home Maintenance Class students at Maine West High School have been awarded a gift card amounting to $10 each by the Des Plaines Community Foundation. The students utilized their...more

Five Words That Helped a Nonprofit Raise More Money

Jen Shang, an Indiana University assistant professor who specializes in what she calls philanthropic psychology, worked with a public radio station in Bloomington, Indiana, to test the use of words...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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The Social Investment Tax Relief


The proposed Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) has UK civil society and social organizations stirred up this season. The supposed tax relief on investment in social impact bonds will support the UK social economy.




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