News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Volunteer Alexandria has sent out a list of local volunteering opportunities including positions related to citizen participation, women career mentors, and many others.
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University of Copenhagen's anthropologist Sara Lei Sparre concludes in her latest submitted PhD thesis that a new movement of young Egyptians dedicated to doing voluntary work has provided many...more
The National Health Service Corps is sponsoring a grant program which offers loan repayments to medical students (MD and DO) who are in their last year of school.
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Companies such as EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young) and United Way ingrain its employees with a sense that they are giving something back to society through volunteer work.
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GenerationsFamilyHealthCenter has commenced its latest environmental and urban beautification efforts in July when it adopted one of the islands in Union Square.
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The Reinventors Network, a network of innovators, focuses on philanthropic trends done in the past decade. These include "crowdfunding, scan-to-give technology, social impact bonds, impact...more
Amy Whitehead, a professional community and economic developer, has been named as the Director for the Center of Community and Economic Development (CCED) by the University of Central Arkansas (UCA)....more
Former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg of Bloomberg Philanthropies, announced a $5 million investment in Little Sun, the creators of a little yellow solar-powered lamp that is more affordable...more
Gov. Mark Dayton and Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben of the Department of Employment and Economic Development have recently announced the launch of a new statewide economic development...more
According to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, only a few percentage of health policy researchers were reported using Twitter, blogs and Facebook to...more