News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Two Alaska nonprofits have garnered $768,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help reduce veteran homelessness.
The funding was released through VA's...more
An Urban Institute paper reports on the experiences and challenges of men at the margins between the ages of 18 and 44, and focuses on their experiences in five areas: education, employment, family,...more
Pawsitively Connected is an online "a one-stop shop" for local pet owners, directing them to affordable animal care.
Lauren Gibilaro, of Waxhaw, and Sally Daggett, of Huntersville are the...more
According to a new report published by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, obesity is increasing among the military.
As a solution to fight obesity, a team of researchers...more
The U.S. Treasury Department recently guaranteed $325 million in bonds to help support long-term community development financing and "fill a financing gap in underserved areas by providing...more
A new research funded by The National Institute of Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute finds that a new field called neurogenetics...more
The Campaign for Social Science reports that social science graduates are more likely to get jobs after their first degree than graduates in other areas such as science and the arts.
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, while it helps bring families into better neighborhoods, still has the possibility of accomplishing more.
The problem is, there is still lack of access to...more
Canadian young entrepreneurs are being awarded a $535,000 in provincial funds to start businesses in Northern Ontario through the Ontario Trillium Foundation's Future Fund Program.