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

Volunteer Recognition Ceremony
The city of Albany has recently held an ceremony to recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations who have helped in keeping the area beautiful and in top shape. Westover Animal Hospital...more



Tennessee Rehabilitation Center Graduates Join Workforce
Graduates of the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, a state-operated comprehensive rehabilitation facility in Smyrna, will be joining the workforce equipped with workplace and life management skills...more

LIVE: Forbes Social Entrepreneur with Harvard Professor Robert S. Kaplan
Devin Thorpe, a Forbes entrepreneur, interviews former Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs and Harvard Professor Robert Steven Kaplan in this live video chat. Kaplan recently finished his second book...more

BOCES for the Unemployed
The Regional Economic Development Council has recently launched the BOCES program wherein it aims to help train unemployed workers. $80,000 has been alloted to BOCES in order to fund tuition for...more

Alaska Nonprofits Receive Federal Funding To Help Fight Off Veteran Homelessness
Two Alaska nonprofits have garnered $768,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help reduce veteran homelessness. The funding was released through VA's...more

Affordable Care Act: State and Local Coverage Changes
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains new coverage options to decrease the amount of individuals without health insurance. There are new state and sub-state estimates, which details the projected...more

Foundation Financial Group Outstrips $1.4 Million in Social Investments
The Foundation Financial Group, a financial services company, recently exceeds its $1.4 million in social investments that support its multiple philanthropic efforts. The group's main priority is...more

Children Lacking in Motor Skills More Likely to Struggle Socially
According to new evidence published in the July issue of Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, children lacking in motor skills may result to social ineptitude. Motor skills, which include catching...more

Dieting Before or At Pregnancy Proves Detrimental for Obese Mothers
A new research published in the September 2013 issue of The FASEB Journal suggests that dieting before getting pregnant is not sufficient to prevent diabetes risks, but it could also actually pose...more






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Charity Database Lets Couples Donate for a Cause


Charity Database Lets Couples Donate for a Cause

Kendall Webb, founder of JustGive.org, brings the Internet into the philanthropic sector as a nonprofit organization.  Her donor-advised fund San Francisco-based website connects couples to a plethora of charities through its wedding registries.


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