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2012 Winners of the Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has named the Chicago White Sox, Notah Begay III Foundation, and Women's Sports Foundation as recipients of the 2012 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports...more

Shopko Foundation Awards $75,000 Scholarship Grants

The Shopko Foundation announces its release of the $75,000 Shopko Teammate and Family Scholarships to 30 students in 10 states. Through its Teammate and Family Scholarship Program, the foundation...more

Battle Creek Community Foundation: Instrumental for New Bike Rentals
Foundation: Battle Creek Community Foundation

The Battle Creek Community Foundation is instrumental for enabling Battle Creek to offer bicycle rentals to anybody through its B-cycle station project. With the support of downtown bike shop...more

Applications for LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program

LIFE Foundation announced that it is now accepting submissions for its LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program, awarding a total of $110,000 in scholarships, which recognizes the character and perseverance...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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Hong Kong Continues to Support its Social Enterprise Sector


Hong Kong Continues to Support its Social Enterprise Sector

Hong Kong’s social enterprise sector seems to thrive, and the government declares its support for social entrepreneurship.




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