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CCOF Announces Future Organic Farmer Grant Funds

The CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) Foundation is offering grants to support students who wish to pursue a career in organic farming. At least $2,500 grants will be made available for...more

Grants from Sublette Community Foundation
Foundation: Wyoming Community Foundation

The Sublette Community Foundation awarded six grants totaling more than $45,000 to six nonprofit organizations. The Sublette County Sexual Assault Family Violence (SAFV) task force was awarded...more

Got an idea for a social enterprise? Check out Startup Weekend

The annual Techstars Startup Week is inviting aspiring social entrepreneurs to work on ideas to tackle issues that affect society. This year's Startup Weekend takes place from Friday 18 October to...more

Philanthropy in America by Olivier Zunz

Philanthropy in America written by Olivier Zunz presents a comprehensive overview of the non-profit sector in America. The book will be familiar to students of the nonprofit sector, especially the...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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