News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) takes off its newest community development initiative called the Growing Green project.
The project will whip the city's vacant lots into shape....more
The Synergy Project is a group that moved into Allentown after years of serving the youth in Bucks County. Their work takes them to dangerous areas where kids camp.
The group, where federal grants...more
The billionaires listed in the Forbes 400 are perceived to have pledged to donate to charity than the U.S. as a whole gives in a year.
According to Forbes, the philanthropic pledges of just 400...more
Government incentive programs should be supervised to see what works and what does not and should make the public aware of such transparency.
An advocate of transparency, Kevin Lembo believes...more
Volunteers from the Rocky Mountain Horse Rescue have managed to to rescue hundreds of horses over 10 years.
These horses were abused, ignored and neglected. The horse=rescue volunteer see to it...more
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi goads 21 local government officials to adopt Community-Driven Development (CDD) management strategy to accelerate community development during the inauguration of his two...more
Development Manager for Youth at Live Unltd, Adam Bradford, speaks how many young people often want to start a business for social good.
According to Bradford, social entrepreneurs no longer need...more
Linda Blumberg and Urban Institute researchers have analyzed the implications concerning the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Employers.
In contrast to the belief that the ACA will raise costs and...more
City governments and businesses from all over the world are taking action on fighting climate change.
According to the Protecting Our Capital report, majority of cities perceive climate change as...more
A recent report has stated that corporations, community groups and local agencies have contributed nearly $15 million to support the school system's reform efforts during the 2011-12 school...more