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Facebook's Head of Community Engagement

Facebook has recently announced that they have created a new position called the Head of Community Engagement which was filled by Susan Gonzales. The position was primarily created in an attempt...more

Lawsuit Against Yakima Valley Community Foundation Dismissed
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

A multi-million dollar lawsuit against the Yakima Valley Community Foundation is dismissed for lack of legal basis. John Colgan, who formerly works for the foundation, filed the lawsuit claiming...more

Matching Grants from Putnam County Community Foundation
Foundation: Putnam County Community Foundation

All 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for the Putnam County Community Foundation's matching grants for endowments. Organizations applying must set a goal for their endowment...more

New Officers of Stillwater Area Foundation
Foundation: Hudson Community Foundation

The Stillwater Area Foundation elected new board officers with the new chairman Jill Greenhalgh, executive director of the Century College Foundation. The Stillwater Area Foundation is the newest...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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