News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
PeaceJam Foundation, a U.S. based nonprofit and global leader in developing young activists and civic engagement, has launched its five-year One Billion Acts of Peace campaign at the Social...more
Bergen County-based Ivy Sports Medicine has received a $1 million loan from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA)
The loan will be used for growth capital, and will be adding new...more
A nonpartisan Washington research center, Good Jobs First, is critical about North Carolina's goal of privatizing economic development by next year.
Good Jobs First has rallied against states,...more
The LGBT communities throughout the country are pressing for marriage equality with charges that challenge laws blocking their right to marry.
With 17 states and the District of Columbia...more
At a press briefing organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health...more
As part of the growth of the Internet and mobile communication enterprises, researchers study how new forms of media affect social skills, values, and relationships in children.
To address the...more
The East and South County Economic Development Councils have been provided $40,000 by the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) to plan for the development of an aerotropolis at San Diego's...more
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
The Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) releases new report on the potential...more
The Middlesex County Revitalization Commission (MCRC) is providing small business owners loan opportunities in amounts from $10,000 to $100,000 for a 10 year term, at a fixed 4% interest rate.