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Idea Foundry Seeks New Applications from Social Entrepreneurs
Fueling economic development in western Pennsylvania, not-for-profit Idea Foundry is welcoming new applications for its InterSector accelerator program. The program caters to social...more



Grand Island Volunteer Shifts Focus on Children
Grand Island volunteer Jody Backer has recently talked about her community involvements, including being a Heartland CASA and Project Everlast member, a member of the YMCA board, and her tremendous...more

The Six Grameen Foundation Technology Tools to End Global Poverty
The Grameen Foundation, the charitable arm of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning microfinance organization and community development Grameen Bank founded by Muhammad Yunus, delivers solutions through six...more

Skopje\
Over the next two years, Skopje will be anticipating the construction of twenty new hotels in the locality due to the increase of foreign tourists. The increased foreign tourists in the area are...more

Local Ministry Volunteers Help Feed The Homeless
A local ministry in Tulsa is helping make a difference in the lives of the city's homeless. Volunteers from Tattooed Heart Ministries are bringing hope to the homeless and hungry by preparing...more

Rhode Island Foundation Distributes $630,000 Grant for Economic Development
The Rhode Island Foundation releases grant money valued at $630,000 as part of its $1 million promise to subsidize Rhode Island's many projects for economic development. The varied projects will...more

New Hampshire HHS Offers Free Lead Testing for Kids, Toys
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is overseeing a free blood testing and toy testing for children, marking the National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. The free tests...more

Study Finds a Large, Educated Workforce
A child care workforce study finds a larger, more educated workforce, with more than half of center-based caregivers have an associate's or bachelor's degree, nearly a third reported a BA or...more

Hamilton Chosen to Apply for Economic and Community Development Initiative
Hamilton's city officials received a letter from the Environmental Protection Agency and the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...more






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Social Enterprises, Co-ops Pushed to Support Crowdfunding Campaign

Social Enterprises, Co-ops Pushed to Support Crowdfunding Campaign
Social enterprises and co-operatives are being petitioned to unite, join and support a crowdfunding campaign...



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