Community Development, 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.
Tracy L. Wareing, Executive Director of American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), leads the Association's efforts to propel transformative innovations within the health and human services...more
Fall River, Massachusetts officials support Mayor Will Flanagan's administration in improving economic development with a $100,000 funding in the fiscal 2015 budget geared to commence its search...more
With the prevalence of home foreclosures On Chicago's Southwest side, a unique purchase-and-rehab program is turning the problem into a possible opportunity for Chicago's families.
Herkimer Foods, an Ilion-based cheese company, has received an economic development grant to help the company expand their online sales and marketing efforts.
Herkimer Foods bigwigs hope that...more
Communities in greater Minnesota are connecting job creation and economic development with child care.
Greater Than Minnesota, a partnership between First Children's Finance and the six Minnesota...more
Michigan's special commission on human trafficking is geared to release a final report to lobby to the legislation to curb the illegal practice.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has...more
A one-day Partnership Exchange Laboratory will be hosted by the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP), which will be held in Durbanville on June 10.
The Partnership Exchange...more
Governor Andrew Coumo of New York has recently announced the details of his 2013-14 executive budget, where he proposed to include a third round of funding for the regional economic development...more
This article provides a glimpse of the homelessness issue in the U.K.
But now with job insecurity, increased living costs, and welfare reform all beginning to take its toll, more and more people...more
Founder of Nafisika Trust, Vickie Wambura Kairo, was inspired to start her organization as an answer to Kenya's repeat offenders - youth.
She learned that Kenya's youth continued to commit...more