Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg of Bloomberg Philanthropies, announced a $5 million investment in Little Sun, the creators of a little yellow solar-powered lamp that is more affordable...more
The charity New Entrepreneurs Foundation has released a guide that lists more than 500 different organizations that can advise young entrepreneurs about where they can get help, including start-up...more
Weave, a social enterprise telecommunications startup based in Pleasant Grove's business park, have developed software that merges its telephone services with all of its patients' data.
The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) will be bringing together leaders and professionals in philanthropy to discuss charitable solutions in tackling the needs of the Black community...more
James Poulos, a contributing writer at Forbes, explains how startups are now taling philanthropy from charities and inserting them into their business models to spur economic growth and...more
The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) is required by state law to do a regional Strategic Plan, which includes forming regional goals and objectives and meeting those goals and...more
Highlands College construction technology students have used their design skills to devise a luminous new dream kitchen built for the disabled at the Silver Bow Developmental Disabilities Council in...more
Angela Sanders of Paramus Post shares examples of local social enterprises that may not be obvious, but are slowly making a difference.
Sanders put the spotlight on social enterprise, defining it...more
Smita Satiani, Project Manager at Ashoka Changemakers, chats with Tonya Surman of Ashoka Canada, co-founder and CEO of Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) about challenges a social entrepreneur faces...more
In a contributing blog post, JustChangeOtt co-founder Mitchell Kutney, points his attention to the word 'social', which is sometimes tossed around and added to terms to express civic...more