News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
COWS (Center on Wisconsin Strategy) and CLASP have profiled adult workers in every state who are in need of better skills and wages.
One approach to helping low-income adults and long-term...more
The Rhode Island Foundation releases grant money valued at $630,000 as part of its $1 million promise to subsidize Rhode Island's many projects for economic development.
The varied projects will...more
The CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation highlighted the importance of 'talent development' in a speech the Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County.
Starbucks, with its new "College Achievement Plan", is paying for its employee' college educations for their junior and senior year tuition for a degree from Arizona State University.
Friends Rebecca Brandt and Callie Brauel, along with Ghanaian Emmanuel Tetteh Quarmyne, formed a nonprofit they dubbed as A Ban Against Neglect, or ABAN that would recycle used plastic water bags...more
A bill passed by the Utah House will enable Utah employers who hire homeless people to have a limited number of tax credits.
Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City backed the HB140 bill, where...more
The social enterprise sector is projected to create 25,000 new jobs in the next seven years.
According to Forfas, Ireland's policy advisory board for enterprise, report shows how the sector,...more
Iowa Economic Development Authority has unveiled its Project Alluvion, which will grant $18 million in sales tax rebates for Microsoft to create a data center in West Des Moines.
The data center...more
A new report presented by the Economic Mobility Corporation, Stimulating Opportunity, shows the role subsidized employment programs can play in integrating long-term unemployed workers back into the...more
Sandia National Laboratories researchers are viewed as contributory in creating jobs and furthering economic development.
Sandia has developed the medical diagnostic lab-on-a-disk SpinDx, which is...more