Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, 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.
The board president of the Hecktown Volunteer Ambulance Corps has recently announced that the institution will be shutting down after 51 years of service to the community.
A state mandate...more
According to reporting in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota foundations and corporations expect to make modest increases in grant making during 2013, according to a survey released on Monday by...more
Community action agency and affiliate of the HandsOn Network, HandsOn Willamette searches for nominations for its volunteer awards.
The awards will be presented where the winners work or volunteer...more
Forward Together, an event that will unite over 200 voluntary, community and social enterprise groups, is expected to work closely in partnership with each sector to support each other in...more
Syracuse University has recently bagged the 2013 Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards.
The Washington Center and the New York Life Foundation presented the award. Awardees were selected based...more
The United Way of Lancaster County is currently seeking volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
The program is a free tax-preparation service for lower-income individuals and...more
Rock Island Community Development Block Grant funding is now available for agencies and organizations seeking funding to support housing, neighborhood and economic development...more
David Scobey, executive dean of the New School for Public Engagement in New York, emphasized the need to add civic engagement as part of school curriculum.
Scobey presented the Annual Civic...more
Minersville Leo Club teenage members spent their time in cardboard boxes to raise awareness and funds for the homeless for the club's fourth annual 24-hour "Homeless Sleepout."
Pioneer Human Services is a manufacturing enterprise of Pioneer Industries where it runs a diverse range of businesses to provide on-the-job training and work experience for people who have come out...more