News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
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
According to published findings in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, new research shows that bilingualism or speaking two languages...more
Pumpmakers, an Austrian-based company, hatched the world's first innovative, Do-it-Yourself Solar Pump System.
The pump system is designed to deliver clean and safe drinking water to the millions...more
The latest study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center documents community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs to be a practical way for supplying fresh fruits and vegetables to under-served...more
To meet the needs of southwestern North Dakota and to maintain its service standards, the Badlands Human Service Center in Dickinson has increased its need for substance abuse counseling.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has granted $777,000 to University of Colorado Boulder to develop a waterless toilet manned by solar power.
The toilet is claimed to transform the lives of 2.5...more
The March of Dimes Foundation is sponsoring the Alabama March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program to fund community-based programs tackling health concerns of pregnant women and infants in the...more
Emily Yates, 22, a Queen Mary University of London alumna, Paralympic Games Maker and face of a national volunteering campaign, has been honored as 'Young Social Entrepreneur' of the...more
About 71 million Americans with private health insurance plans will get coverage for at least one free preventive health care service as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
A new Sandy grant program, the Home Repair and Advocacy Program, aims to help seniors and people with disabilities with expenses related to rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy.
The program offers up...more