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  • noun US The discretionary awarding of grants (especially by a large foundation or other organization as a form or organized philanthropy)


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  • The program areas that are least commonly supported Environment Sports & Recreation by the survey respondents are economic development, religion, sports & recreation, Health and disaster relief, which are each funded by about a quarter of the respondents, and Source: FoundationSearch. com 2009 international grantmaking, which is funded by only 9 percent of respondents.

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  • Reports like Portrait Project 2010 allow us to be strategic with our grantmaking, determining which organizations and programs will have the most impact on the greatest needs of our community, while providing critical gender-based data for policy makers, researchers, funders, and citizens.

    Nicola Goren: New Report Highlights Barriers to Economic Security for Low-Income Women & Their Families

  • In 2010, according to GivingUSA, an annual report on charitable giving, education and religion still receive the largest share of Americans' charitable dollars, followed by grantmaking foundations of which just one existed in 1910 and human service organizations.

    The More Philanthropy Changes, The More It Stays The Same

  • Beyond having more social media in the classroom -- which a number of educators are experimenting with in very promising ways see the MacArthur Foundation's grantmaking on Digital Media and Learning for some great examples, I think there is a larger point in what this student is wishing -- to have content more relevant to the interests of students and to have teaching styles that engage students in the ways that social media do.

    Ellen Galinsky: Ask the Students: Their Wise Wishes for Improving Education

  • The Angel Network is also ending its grantmaking program.

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  • The Governor proposed a 40% cut to NYSCA local assistance (grantmaking) funding for 2010-11.

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  • There are a number of emergency funds and loan programs for artists and craftspeople, all with their own procedures and limited grantmaking budgets.

    Daniel Grant: Emergency Relief Funds Help Artists in Dire Need

  • Nonprofits collectively have to pres shard for changes that can bring greater rationality and reasonableness to grantmaking and, at the same time, improve foundation performance.

    Pablo Eisenberg: State of the Nonprofit Sector

  • Activists and bloggers, including Bellarmine Veritas Ministry of Texas, have been investigating the bishops 'Catholic Campaign for Human Development, a national grantmaking program created in the 1970s to support community organizing and economic development.

    Catholic Blogs Aim To Purge Dissenters

  • Rarely does any truly fresh approach to grantmaking get serious consideration.

    Mark Rosenman: Charitable Foundations, the Tea Party and Power


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