News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
A new study finds that young homeless people who have same-sex friends and acquaintances with stable housing are at lower risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Findings also reveal that...more
Connecticut Council for Philanthropy president, Nancy Roberts, will be leaving her post by the end of March.
The Board's search committee will be seeking out her new successor, which will be led...more
According to two Canadian reports just recently released, rates of homelessness and poverty in the country are high. The findings state that homelessness and poverty often strikes indigenous and...more
When the new NHS GP contract effectively released GP co-operatives from the duties of providing out-of-hours services in 2004, most co-operatives dispersed rapidly.
From this, social enterprises...more
A total of 14 Hawaii health centers received $1,204,918 in funding from the Health and Human Services (HHS) to help the uninsured get health coverage as implemented by new options stated in the...more
Joel Young, founder of the Okanagan Valley Entrepreneurs Society and contributor for Kelowna Capital News, writes that this is the time to "accept the need and the challenge of the entrepreneurial...more
According to a 2011 Homelessness Resource Center study, 23.5 percent of homeless are teens and young adults.
These teens and young adults are largely invisible, buried beneath the visible homeless...more
Seven-year-old boy from Maple Ridge, Quinn Callander, has set up a lemonade stand to raise funds for his friend, Brayden Grozdanich, who needs surgery available in New Jersey because of his cerebral...more
President and CEO of Lebenthal & Co., Alexandra Lebenthal, dabbles in philanthropic causes. A business-savvy finance mogul, Lebenthal also engages her spare time to community involvement.