News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
With the recent Giving USA report, philanthropy has managed to slowly break out some trends post-recession period.
Philanthropy seems to be picking up after the economic recession ended. According...more
Billings resident who have served 17 years of voluntarism has passed away at 79 years old from esophageal cancer. Arthur Collins, mostly remembered for his food bank, brings local residents together...more
The Ventura County Sheriff's Office's all-volunteer search and rescue teams have received new helmets as protection and unifying equipment.
The purchase of the new headgear is funded by...more
The Forest Grove Economic Development team is looking to catch up with the fast-paced world of digital advertising by releasing videos that highlight the city's features for tourists and business...more
Humor is capable of bringing out community involvement while addressing vital issues a powerful yet nonthreatening way.
Comedy and witty antics can inspire change and empower people. For...more
John Dolan, at age 10, had his world turned upside down because of a family secret. That secret led him on the road to crime, addiction and homelessness.
Until recently, Dolan was a heroin addict....more
A three-day summit is held at Pittsburg to highlight the pressing issues of homelessness in the region.
The summit included group role-playing exercises which participants learned about the many...more
An annual community open forum was held in the Benton County Library Meeting room to go over a 10-year plan to end homelessness in Corvallis.
The meeting had various speakers, including local...more
South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT), a professional civil society institution, issued its new draft Constitution for comment.
The main objective of the proposed Constitution is to...more