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Gov. Patrick Announces $25 Million to Fund New Housing Units for Homeless, Veterans, Elderly
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced more than $25 million in funds to help build more than 335 housing units for the homeless, veterans and very low-income seniors and families. The state...more



Hundreds of Students Volunteer on MLK Day
To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr's life, the Arkansas Commitment and The Clinton Foundation worked together to set up an event that was focused on rehabilitating a school in downtown Little Rock,...more

Financial Center Gives Economic Opportunity To Low-income Individuals, Families In Peoria
Peoria recently launched its first Financial Opportunity Center (FOC), a part of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation's (LISC) nationwide effort to help low-income families better manage their...more

Cleveland Clinic Reveals Pancreatic Function Restoration by Bariatric Surgery
The Cleveland Clinic researchers, in part of the Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently (STAMPEDE) study, find that gastric bypass surgery reverts diabetes by...more

Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program
The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program is providing a $30,000 scholarship to rural medical students in Mississippi who wish to practice in underserved rural areas of Mississippi upon...more

Early Learning Is Important, According to New Studies
According to researchers, early mental and intellectual stimulation is crucial for ensuing learning later in life. The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) will host a symposium that...more

Geriatric Education For Rural Health Professionals Scholarship
The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York announces its Geriatric Education For Rural Health Professionals Scholarships, which will allow medical professionals and nurses to attend...more

City Council Approves Tax Reductions for $45M Residential Health Care Facility
A City Council has approved a tax abatement for the construction of a new 39,000 square feet residential health care facility that's worth $45 million on tax rolls. The tax reduction is part of...more

Center for Social Innovation Opens in NYC
Toronto-based social enterprise, Center for Social Innovation (CSI), has opened an office in New York City as part of their expansion plans. CSI acts as a crowdfunding platform called Catalyst,...more

DIY Creative Community Helps People Cope with Mental Anguish
The CoolTan charity, which began as a DIY creative community space in 1990 spearheaded by Michelle Baharier and her artist friends in South London, is helping thousands of people each year to address...more






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The Road to Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success

The Road to Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success
Crowdfunding, while not a new model of funding, is used by nonprofits of collecting micro...



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