News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In the wake of the May 2011 tornado, Missouri has approved funding for Joplin, which will be distributed to city street and sewer projects under a decree to be considered by the Joplin City...more
In a new research published in The Lancet, over a quarter of 70 year olds and above with type 2 diabetes could benefit from improving communication and education in the clinic.
Type 2 diabetes is...more
Impact Hub Johannesburg, founded by Lesley Williams, is a global network that looks for "growth-oriented who want to make an impact."
Impact Hub connects social entrepreneurs where they can...more
It has recently been reported that a new study from the University of Michigan has found that children who are allergic to eggs can now safely receive a single dose of seasonal influenza vaccine to...more
The Conservatoire in Blackheath was confronted with crippling debts, resulting to closure in 2012.
The debts drove the Conservatoire to go over its social mission and business model. The...more
Gatu Mbaria, Land Use Planner and contributor at AllAfrica, explains who civil society really serve in Kenya. He discusses how NGOs work to serve the Kenyan locals, though mostly funded by...more
According to a study published in the latest issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, adopting a a healthy diet from early life is important to prevent childhood obesity and the...more
Nicole Darabian of Canadian social enterprise Decode Global hands her top tips for global social impact.
Her top tips include: Leverage technology; Engage youth in your approach; Focus on a...more
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) will be approving grants to help rural communities in Pennsylvania protect against and prevent fire hazards in forested, undeveloped and...more
In this Skoll World Forum For Social Entrepreneur 2013 Day Two Morning Plenary video, the Master of Ceremonies Pamela Hartigan, Director, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, opens with a...more