News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
A pilot study from the Cornell University learns that for healthier nutrition, parents should also receive a nutrition report card.
According to Cornell behavioral economists Brian Wansink and...more
Stephen Sutton, after being diagnosed with bowel cancer inspiring millions with his story and before his death, has raised more than $5 million on his JustGiving page to fund Teenage Cancer Trust, a...more
The City Council of Naperville will host a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Social Services Grant workshop in October.
The workshop will discuss funding priorities for the two grant...more
Ashoka Arab World will be joining the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) as a Knowledge partner, together with 3000 entrepreneurs, government officials and thought leaders.
Ashoka Arab World...more
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine publishes a study that reports Qigong Therapy seen to reduce cocaine dependency in early addiction recovery.
The study "A Pilot Study of...more
With the prevalence of home foreclosures On Chicago's Southwest side, a unique purchase-and-rehab program is turning the problem into a possible opportunity for Chicago's families.
Regenerate Pennine Lancashire, an economic development company, plans to hold a series of seminars about starting a social enterprise.
There will be an introductory session in Blackburn, which...more
The San Bernardino County Housing Authority has been awarded a $492,406 federal grant that will help find permanent housing for the county's 65 homeless veterans.
The U.S. Department of Housing...more
Saeed Al Muntafiq, chairman at Rise, writes a handy guide for the social entrepreneurs since, like any business, in any industry and in any economy, "not everything is perfect".
Saeed lists down...more