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Penn State University Keeps High Credit Rating

Moody's Investors Service reaffirmed Penn State University's Aa1 rating and removed it from the watch list for possible downgrade despite the involvement of a university personnel in a...more

Hyderabad Gets Unique Model for Social Startups

Four organisations in Hyderabad have recently announced a collaboration for developing a social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Telangana. The four organisations include: Action For India (AFI), an...more

What Race Means In Modern America
Foundation: Kellogg Foundation

The Washington Monthly's start-year issue shares thoughts about race in America through key racial equity advocates. As America pays tribute to the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation...more

Funders for Youth Nutrition: A Growing Trend in the Quest for Food Equity
Foundation: General Mills Foundation, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The government estimates that by 2030 42% of Americans will be obese, loosing $1 trillion dollars to medical care and lowered productivity. In light of this, funding youth nutrition is a growing...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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