News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture administered the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
The WIC supplies federal...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
Lindon Senior Center will now be able to build and expand its computer lab, thanks to a $20,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) award.
The Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG)...more
Heart Gallery Colorado, a moving display of pictures of children available for adoption in the state, features "compelling and highly emotional" stories through the photos of kids who are in need...more
Every September, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) promotes the celebration of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
HHS offers programs and resources for all US citizens...more
According to an article published in Medical Economics, health care agencies are being seriously affected by the government shutdown.
To date, 52 percent of the Department of Health and Human...more
An 18-member committee comprised of business and civic leaders have recently expressed their desire to increase the chance of projects getting funding from the federal Economic Development...more
Queen City Forward is a nonprofit hub that boosts the creation and impact of social entrepreneurs and social ventures.
The hub seeks to help social entrepreneurs make their projects possible. One...more
Karim Abouelnaga, who grew up in a tough New York City neighborhood, co-founded Practice Makes Perfect, which acts as a nonprofit to address public school's 'summer slide'.
To date, Abouelnaga,...more
"Serial" entrepreneur and article author Mel Young expresses his views about social entrepreneurship. A Schwab Foundation member for over a decade, Young talks about bonding with fellow social...more