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Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation Grants
Foundation: Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation

Four grants amounting over $145,000 were awarded under the Switzer Leadership Grant Program and Switzer Collaborative Initiatives Fund. The Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation is a family...more

Philanthropy Meet

A meeting to discuss how philanthropy can be scaled up in India will be co-hosted by Bill Gates, tech tycoon Azim Premji of Wipro and industrialist Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata conglomerate to...more

The Rivalry of Philanthropy and Justice

The battle of the poor and the oppressed as they fight for justice will not always be about the charity that the rich has given, it is more on the right to life and be treated with fairness. A...more

Cleveland Foundation Awards Grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Cleveland foundation has awarded their third-quarter grants totaling $8.8 million. The biggest chunk of the giving was awarded for cutting edge research into cells and membranes at Case...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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Grants that Encourage Openness in Philanthropy


Grants that Encourage Openness in Philanthropy

There is a new, seven-foundation partnership established that support nonprofits to become more effective and engaged. The Fund for Shared Insight has announced its first round of grants, which are intended “to encourage and incorporate feedback from the people the social sector seeks to help; understand the connection between feedback and better results; foster more openness between and among foundations and grantees; and share lessons.”




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