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