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.
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
Three Hispanic parents encourage people in the community to participate in sport initiatives for their families and kids. These parents, who belong to the Family Support group, kicks off their Youth...more
A Little Italy neighborhood in Eriewill get a $412,899 state grant to improve its new sidewalks and lighting along West 18th Street, between Sassafras and Cherry streets.
Erie has entered into a...more
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
Officials at Lyndon Station have recently expressed their urge to spur economic development within the village through the formation of an Economic Development Committee or a chamber of commerce, or...more
It has recently been announced that six western North Carolina nonprofit organizations have received over $5.85 million in grants from the NC Community Development Initiative.
Part of the United Nations' Block by Block program, community members are asked to redesign public spaces, which includes parks and public squares that need to be redeveloped, inside the popular...more
Fresno and Madera counties have a high number of homeless residents. Nonprofits operating within the two areas receive their share of more than $5.3 million to give support to the homeless.
The Silvis Home Run 5K marathon, part of the Silvis, Illinois' Family Day, which continued into the night with the 13th Annual Moonlight Festival, has successfully garnered funds to help kids,...more