The discretionary awarding of grants (especially by a large foundation or other organization as a form or organized philanthropy)
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  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation — The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is a private foundation, established by William R. Hewlett and his wife Flora Lamson Hewlett in 1967, makes grants to support educational and cultural institutions and to advance certain social and… …   Wikipedia

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