News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Jennifer Hirsch, Founder of Marked Point, writes that the most important thing for a social entrepreneur is to create a new business model that's in line with their goals.
Hirsch rounds up five...more
According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the number of homeless people in the area has steadily increased by 16 percent over the past two years.
LAHSA executive director Michael...more
A new report, Promoting Marriage among Single Mothers: An Ineffective Weapon in the War on Poverty? for The Council on Contemporary Families, has indicated that marriage promotion fails in stemming...more
In a new study to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers learned that time spent outdoors after school promotes positive moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA).
Dublin-based social enterprise bicycle shop, Rothar, founded by Anne Bedos, turns five years old.
Rothar trains and hires people who are long-term unemployed as bike mechanics. Bedos finds that it...more
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Marion County is dedicated to helping abused and neglected children have a safe, permanent home.
CASA of Marion County calls upon the need for more...more
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the need for social entrepreneurs and innovators as applicants fr its HHSentrepreneurs Program.
The program partners...more
According to a Duke University of Medicine research, diabetes medical findings in the journal Diabetologia claim that more recent research efforts may not sufficiently tackle diabetes prevention,...more
The City of Evanston, together with the Evanston Community Foundation, are joining together to celebrate the extraordinary work that volunteers do during the National Volunteer Week on April...more