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Foundation Launches Initiative to Support Academic Progression in Nursing
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Tri-Council for Nursing will lead a $4.3 million, Phase I of the two-year initiative, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to advance state and regional strategies creating a more highly...more

Robin Ganzert Honored as Visionary Leader
Foundation: Pew Charitable Trusts

Having a long history of accomplishment in the philanthropic field, American Humane Association President & CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert was honored in the category of "Visionary Leader" as she won a...more

Building a Better Nonprofit Board

Nancy Barnes-Smith, who writes for the Las Cruces Sun News and runs Nonprofit Support and Success, LLC, gives tips on how to build a better nonprofit board. Barnes-Smith notes that usually,...more

William Penn Foundation Gives $10.9 Million in Arts Grants
Foundation: Pew Charitable Trusts, William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation announced $10.9 million in grants designed to spur and stabilize cultural growth in and around Philadelphia. Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts received the largest...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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Social Incubator North Offers 0% Loans to Social Entrepreneurs


Social Incubator North Offers 0% Loans to Social Entrepreneurs

The Social Incubator North, a £2 million incubator fund spearheaded by Sheffield-based Key Fund in collaboration with the four Northern Social Enterprise Partnerships and Locality, is providing 0% interest loans to North of England’s social entrepreneurs.


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