News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

Lane County to Re-Offer Economic Development Grants
Lane County government officials have announced the re-offering of $200,000 in grant money for economic development. Since 2011, Lane County has not offered funding to small businesses until now...more

CommunityWorks Carolina Gets $600,000 from Community Development Financial Institution Fund
The CommunityWorks Carolina (CWC) received $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund. The award will enable CWC to build up its loan...more

U.S. Forest Service Gains Support from Volunteer Organizations
The U.S. Forest Service, a U.S. Department of Agriculture agency that deals with public lands in national forests and grasslands, harbors support from volunteer organizations for its several forest...more

Homeless Veterans Get Housing Program Vouchers
As part of a mission to end homelessness among veterans in 2015, the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program provides $825 monthly vouchers to veterans who do not have a place to...more

Philanthropy Giving as Victim of Recession
A new report from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University and released by Giving USA finds that Americans aren't generous in charity-giving as they were before the...more

Apple has announced the HealthKit - a part of its latest iOS release (iOS8) at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). The HealthKit is revolutionizing digital and mobile health care. The...more

Welfare Rules Databook Covers TANF Policies as of July 2012
The Welfare Rules Databook presents tables that include key Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) policies for each state as of July 2012. It also contains longitudinal tables outlining...more

Federal Budget Cuts May Crumble Military Students\
Due to the impending impact of the sequestration or budget reduction, active military students may see their dreams of pursuing courses and future careers crushed. The Army announces the fund...more

ONEHOPE: A Triple-Win Social Enterprise Philosophy
ONEHOPE, the social enterprise that raised more than $1 million for charity, is a good example of the triple-win philosophy that dabbles not only in cause-centric commerce, but injects the essence of...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Vicki Butler-Henderson Launches SMaRT Garage Social Enterprise

Vicki Butler-Henderson Launches SMaRT Garage Social Enterprise
Racing driver and renowned television presenter, Vicki Butler-Henderson, launches a Crayford garage run as a social enterprise, SMaRT...

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