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Social Network MindMixer Garners $17 Million To Connect Communities
Missouri-based social good tech startup MindMixer has received $17 million to better connect companies and governments with communities, consumers, and clients. MindMixer is known as a...more



Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy Investment for Social Enterprise
Founder of the Eden Project, Sir Tim Smit, has supported the launch of the Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy (YVP) investment program. The YVP investment program seeks to boost investment in social...more

Minnesota Cities Vow to End Homelessness among Veterans
Minnesota twin cities - Minneapolis and St. Paul - have pledged to shelter every veteran by 2015. The Twin Cities have been working to eradicate veteran homelessness for years. The first step is...more

Homeless Day Center in Ballpark Gets Subsidy Boost
Denver, Colorado's day center for the homeless has been approved with a $8.6 million in financial assistance by the Denver City Council. The Council has signed agreements with the Denver Rescue...more

Head Start Unveils Donor-Funded Classroom
Due to the sequestration and present government shutdown, Head Start battles on to keep afloat. Head Start opens the doors to its donor-funded classroom. The Community Partnership for Child...more

First-ever EU e-Inclusion Map to Measure Improved Digital Literacy
Together with the Telecentre-Europe and the University of Washington Information School, the JRC study "Mapping e-Inclusion actors in EU27" surveyed up to 3,000 organizations from the public, third...more

Rhode Island Hospital Researchers Discover Protein that Lead to Malaria Vaccine
In a new research by Jonathan Kurtis, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues, there's a protein that may just be the solution that can lead to the development of a malaria vaccine. Kurtis enthused that...more

New CoC VP to Focus More on Job Creation
Newly appointed Vice President of Chamber of Commerce (CoC) and Council for Economic Research at the Gainesville Area, Susan Davenport, seeks to create jobs while capitalizing on area strengths to...more

New Report Finds Effective Treatment for Youth Anxiety Disorders Brings Lasting Benefit
A study that appears in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry discovered that youth with moderate to severe anxiety disorders react well to acute treatment with...more

Colorado Springs Utilities Awards Funds to Local Economic Development Groups
Colorado Springs Utilities rolled out funds totaling $250,000 to three economic development organizations. The recipients that specialize in regional economic development include the Colorado...more






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UN Green Climate Funding Can Power the World’s Poor

UN Green Climate Funding Can Power the World’s Poor
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is setting up its new Green Climate...



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