Education, 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.

Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
First Nations Development Institute announces its Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program that Native American college students pursuing careers in agriculture and...more



Newton North Alumni Teaches at Sega Girls School as Volunteers
Newton North alums Camilla Shearman and Elena Hemler spent four months volunteering at Sega Girls School, a residential school for girls in Tanzania which is supported by the nonprofit Nurturing...more

Federal Budget Dispute Halts Tuition Grants to D.C. College Students
D.C.'s college students are feeling the severe impact of the federal budget cut or sequestration. Most of the students rely on federal grant programs to cover student financial aid. A tuition...more

Disadvantaged Children Participating in Quality Early Childhood Programs Help Prevent Chronic Diseases in Adulthood
According to a new study, children who are disadvantaged but have attended quality early childhood education programs, including healthcare and nutrition, have significantly improved health as...more

Homeless Children: One of the Greatest Challenges
Camilla Benbow, writer for the Tennessean, addresses homelessness among children as one of the "greatest challenges facing society today." Benbow points at educational institutions to deliver...more

20MM Foundation Commends Senators New Legislative Effort
The 20 Million Minds Foundation, a nonprofit committed to bringing higher education into the digital age, commends Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and Al Franken (D-Minnesota) on their new...more

Former Consultant Wishes To Give Back To Society In A Significant Way
Parikshit Jain, who quit his job at McKinsey in 2006 to start Vienova Technology, is now bringing world-class education services to students. The interactive technology benefits the students...more

Tech Job Training Program Gets $47,000 Housing and Economic Development Grant
The E-Team Machinist Job Training program gets a $47,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Economic Development, enabling the staff to finish the class. The E-Team program is a free...more

The Role of Civil Society in Promoting Education
At an apex forum entitled "The Role of Civil Society in promoting Education", civil society leaders convene at All India Muslim Majlis-E-Mushawarat to speak about the educational conditions that...more

HHS Provides $2.8 Million to Help Veterans Advance in Nursing Careers
The US Department of Health and Human Services awards $2.8 million grants to help more than 1,000 veterans become nurses. The grants will enable more than a thousand veterans get baccalaureate...more




Share This Page


Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Merging Social Entrepreneurship and MBA Degrees

Merging Social Entrepreneurship and MBA Degrees
Today, more individuals are “seeking meaning in what they do”.

Share on Facebook

Jobs Sponsored By
Loans for Community Growth

  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs


Community Information and News

Community Information and News