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Donations Still Pouring In for SXSW Crash Victims
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

One week after the crash accident on 10th and Red River streets during South by Southwest (SXSW), donations have been pouring in to aid crash victims. The organization in charge of funds donated...more

Fundraising Widget of Community Foundation of Acadiana
Foundation: Community Foundation of Acadiana

The Community Foundation of Acadiana launched a new donation method, the "Rise Up, Help Now" fundraising widget, to make it easier for people to give to nonprofit organizations who are assisting...more

Progressive Philanthropy Needs to Spur System Change

After the 2008 financial crisis there has been little reform in terms of policy. The failure of the government is in part to our representatives being controlled by big businesses. Money truly...more

First Fellowships in Organic Plant Breeding

Clif Bar Family Foundation has recently awarded $375,000 in grants the first fellowships in organic plant breeding to fund three PhD fellowship students for five years in Washington State University...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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