Community Development, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
A benefit corporation is new class of business that devise a space for job quality advocacy in the business community.
This "space" is much needed in view of long-term resistance to workplace...more
The Missouri Works program, established by the state Department of Economic Development to provide benefits if an industry employs additional workers and generates capital investments.
From the Veterans Affairs Hospital, to the city of Grand Junction and various non-profit agencies, homelessness is a fight Mesa County is taking on as a community.
Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia...more
Thousands of social enterprises are emerging in the UK, but it seems they're the way forward for people who are ardent about social ethics and the environment.
A social enterprise is, according...more
Ace retail hardware stores from around the Pacific Northwest serve as a reminder of the critical role Ace plays in the success of the 330 stores in the Moxee area.
As part of an economic...more
Many nonprofits around the world have the resources to invest in innovation and are cooking up new solutions and devices to meet the specific needs of a community.
The book, "Global Fundraising:...more
Homeless Connect is a bi-annual, community-centered event that offers free services to homeless and at-risk individuals on a single location.
The event was held Sunday and gathered up to 400...more
The Regions Bank partnered with the Alabama State government in allocating $1 billion in loans for the state's economic development.
Regions Financial Corp. CEO Grayson Hall announces that this...more
Rick Cohen, a writer for the Daily Yonder, reports that foundation grants in rural community development corporations (CDCs) are moderately rising since 2006.
Cohen furnishes a Nonprofit Quarterly...more
Zonability application has arrived to help attract and drive businesses in Pflugerville.
The app was originally developed by Leigh Budlong that provide data in an interactive map so businesses,...more