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Baton Rough Area Foundation Provides Long Term Assistance
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation, New York Community Trust

The Baton Rouge Area FOundation will be providing a long term assistance in the wake of the BP oil spill through the Gulf Coast Restoration and Protection Fund. BP will also be helping by...more

Mentor Public Library Receives Grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation

The Lake-Geauga Fund of the Cleveland Foundation and the Every Community Online Grant awarded the Mentor Public Library with two separate technology grants. According to library officials, the...more

SALT 2012 to Feature Maroon 5 for an Inspirational Evening of Philanthropy and Entertainment

SkyBridge Capital, producers of the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference, will launch The Aspire Giving Foundation (Aspire Giving), with a performance from Maroon 5, to raise awareness and...more

Wean Foundation Releases Nearly $110,000 in Grants
Foundation: Raymond John Wean Foundation

Through its Neighborhood SUCCESS and Leadership Program, the Raymond John Wean Foundation distributes 30 grants amounting to almost $110,000. The grant is to support grassroots groups and projects...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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