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Stable Housing Opportunities Might End Homelessness
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made the issue of homelessness a top priority and has successfully reduced homelessness by 15 percent as a starting point. Federal, state and community leaders...more

Royal Building Products to Create 85 New Jobs in Dyer County
Royal Building Products, a leading manufacturer and distributor of construction materials, will invest $24 million in new equipment to support PVC pipe production at its Newbern facility. This, in...more

Combining Bikes and Laundry for Social Good
A Philadelphia-based social enterprise, Wash Cycle Laundry, is a three-and-a-half-year-old business that racks up dirty laundry and delivers clean sheets the next day by using economical,...more

Local Housing Agencies Receive Federal Funding to Fight Homelessness
A federal funding valued over $181,780 will be awarded to local housing agencies to help homeless families and individuals get housing support and shelter. The federal funds come from the United...more

Legal Expert Advice: 6 Tips in Starting a Social Enterprise
Melissa Ip, founder and editor of Social Enterprise Buzz, shares her six tips learned from legal experts in starting a social enterprise. For up-and-coming social entrepreneurs: Don't view legal...more

Homeless Count Growing in New Hampshire
According to a statistical study conducted by the state Department of Health and Human Services' Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services, homelessness in New Hampshire is slightly growing....more

Transparency Call for Economic Development
The public needs to perceive a certain kind of transparency or openness from the government in order to know what and who they are dealing with. When it comes to economic development, openness is...more

2015 National Small Business Week Awards
Nominate small business owners in your region for the 2015 National Small Business Week Awards. National Small Business Week award categories include: Small Business Person of the Year...more

Hickman to Receive $25,000 in Tax Credits for New Community Center
Hickman receives $25,000 in Community Development Assistance Act tax credits granted by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. These tax credits, which aim to encourage private investors...more

The 2014 Social Enterprise Awards, now on is 2nd year, has revealed its finalists, which include “businesses that turn household waste into wages, employ the disadvantaged through the baking of artisan breads, or transform the purchasing power of toilet paper into life-saving sanitation.”

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