Employment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
North Carolina's Eastern Region (NCER) refocuses its mission to more charitable efforts as it pushes forward to becoming a private nonprofit.
The organization covers 13 Eastern North Carolina...more
Friends Rebecca Brandt and Callie Brauel, along with Ghanaian Emmanuel Tetteh Quarmyne, formed a nonprofit they dubbed as A Ban Against Neglect, or ABAN that would recycle used plastic water bags...more
Incredible Thrift is a thrift store stationed in Springfield's South Glenstone Street, where its staff comprises of homeless or "at risk" kids.
James Bruggeman, the store director, saw the need...more
According to the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) office, Louisiana's economy will be expected to perform really well in the coming years.
LED recently released a document that states...more
The Rhode Island Foundation releases grant money valued at $630,000 as part of its $1 million promise to subsidize Rhode Island's many projects for economic development.
The varied projects will...more
The Regions Bank partnered with the Alabama State government in allocating $1 billion in loans for the state's economic development.
Regions Financial Corp. CEO Grayson Hall announces that this...more
A child care workforce study finds a larger, more educated workforce, with more than half of center-based caregivers have an associate's or bachelor's degree, nearly a third reported a BA or...more
Logan County has been approved to coalesce with an economic development group to draw new jobs and businesses in the area. The current regional Economic Development Administration consists of Peoria,...more
In a study conducted by the Center for Immigration Studies, nonprofit research organization, data shows that there has been an overall increase in employment for immigrants (both legal and illegal)...more
The Hillsborough County Extension Service has recently announced that it will be kicking off 2013 with a training course for volunteer workers who seek to become a Florida Master Money Mentor.