Largest Foundation Support for Education for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
411
326,589,148
5
127
75,151,526

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Education Grant News

Selected education grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Florida Teen Uses Grant to Improve Nutrition for Foster Kids

Fresh vegetables are the aim of a 17-year-old high school student in Boca Raton. Thoughtful Isaac Leifert has come up with an idea to provide fresh foods to a to SOS Children's Foster Care Village....more

Obama Administration Details Plans for Prisoner Pell Grants, Other Reentry Measures

The Obama administration recently created the Second Chance Pell Grant program, which will give 12,000 inmates Pell grants to support their future education endeavors. This initiative is hoping to...more

College/Graduate Students and Young Professionals Increasingly Entrepreneurial

Barbara Hou, a PhD candidate at Harvard University, studies startups and teaches classes about entrepreneurship. In this interview, Hou describes her research and personal experiences with...more

Upskilling and Transformation Take Center Stage at Philanthropy Conference

The leaders of the philanthropy community met on June 1-2 in Orlando in order to discuss the role that community colleges fill in providing skills that are required for jobs that need more than a...more




Government Grants for Education




American Battlefield Protection Program
National Park Service
This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS), intention to fund the following project activities...more
Posted On - 2017-04-24


Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

In FY 2017, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative...more
Posted On - 2017-04-21


Asian American Youth Legacy Program
National Park Service

This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS), intention to fund the following project activities...more
Posted On - 2017-04-20


Cape Cod National Seashore; Natural Resource Management and Science (NRMS) ACE Intern Positions
National Park Service
The objective of this task agreement is to provide ACE EPIC Interns with an opportunity to contribute to natural resource, cultural resource, and education management goals at Cape Cod National...more
Posted On - 2017-04-20


FY 2017 Great Falls Youth Corps
National Park Service

This project addresses a number of public purposes including engaging recipients, partners, communities, and/or visitors in shared environmental stewardship; motivating youth participants to become...more
Posted On - 2017-04-20


The Fall 2017 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program
National Park Service

The U.S. Mission to Vietnam seeks candidates for the fall 2017 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program on civic engagement, environmental issues, and social...more
Posted On - 2017-04-17







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Social Enterprise Project: From Darkness to Light
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