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

EITC Expansion Plan for Low-Wage Childless Workers
New York City has announced the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), an anti-poverty and pro-work program, expansion plan for low-income workers without dependents. Up to $2,000 in reimbursements is...more



Indiegogo\
Indiegogo, the popular global fundraising and crowdfunding site, will be introducing a new pilot program called "Forever Funding" that will enable anyone with a successful campaign to keep raising...more

The Duration of Obesity in Young Adults is linked with Silent Heart Disease
A National Institutes of Health-supported study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that length of time a young adult is obese is linked with the development of silent...more

Community Development as a Platform for National Development
Youth and community development expert Mayowa Salu advocates community development as a "process and a platform for national development." Salu writes that community development is synonymous to...more

Vans Jumps Into Giving Program to Support the Arts in Schools
Vans, the popular shoes manufacturer that promotes youth culture, has initiated Custom Culture, a giving program that supports the arts in schools -- benefiting kids and bringing awareness to the...more

Children Should Be Protected from Firearm Violence
A study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando documents differences in the types of injuries and how children are hospitalized based on...more

Kansas Moderate Income Housing Loan and Grant Program
The Kansas Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Program is providing loans and grants to cities or counties in rural areas of Kansas for infrastructure, rehabilitation or housing development. The funding...more

Foundation Grants to Rural Community Development Networks Gradually Grow
Rick Cohen, a writer for the Daily Yonder, reports that foundation grants in rural community development corporations (CDCs) are moderately rising since 2006. Cohen furnishes a Nonprofit Quarterly...more






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Amazing Social Entrepreneurs Receive Oxford MBA Program Scholarships


Amazing Social Entrepreneurs Receive Oxford MBA Program Scholarships

The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School is celebrating ten years of the Skoll scholarships, providing financial support for up to five students a year to join the Oxford MBA and pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges.


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