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HUD Recognizes Community Foundation for Public-Philanthropic Partnership
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) honors the Fairfield County Community Foundation as one of 10 recipients in the country of the Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic...more

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta to Incubate 4 Social Entrepreneurs
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) plans to incubate its selection of four social entrepreneurship ventures in the final round of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge. The social...more

Housing Assistance Council Releases Report on Counting Homeless on Native American Lands
In collaboration with the Center for Supportive Housing the Housing Assistance Council has released 'Homeless Counts on Native American Land: A Toolkit.' The unique conditions on Native American...more

Immigrants Greatly Benefit from Medicaid Growth
The Center for Immigration Studies presented new government data that finds immigrant families hugely benefit from the Medicaid expansion. Evidence suggests that the Medicaid growth linked with...more

Businesses in York County: Transformative or Transformational?
York County witnessed the transformative or transformational powers of businesses during company launches and expansion projects. Businesses have partnered with educational institutions, local...more

USAID Kicks Off $24 Million Phil-Am Fund for Civil Society
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a $24 million fund (P1 billion) for innovative solutions to poverty, corruption, and human trafficking. The Phil-Am Fund a...more

Beyond Coverage: The Journey to Better Health Grants
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation is sponsoring an initiative called Beyond Coverage: The Journey to Better Health , which will award grants to community-based organizations in...more

Greer STEP To Break Ground In Helping Homeless Families
To help homeless families, Greer STEP will be launched in n October and be operational by February, which will be run by Daily Bread Ministries. Daily Bread Ministries has managed he Greer Soup...more

Want to Boost the Effectiveness of Philanthropy? Try Being More Inclusive
The Spring issue of the journal "Responsive Philanthropy" from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy includes articles on the benefits of diversity in philanthropy, breaking silos to...more

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Vertical Farming: The Way to Feed a Global Population

Vertical Farming: The Way to Feed a Global Population
Vertical farms are designed in a way to avoid the pressing issues about growing food...

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