News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

Virtual Pharmacists: The Future of Telemedicine
Founder of Rock Health portfolio company TelePharm, Roby Miller explained that people will "see a shift in how pharmacists are reimbursed because their value will be realized shortly from a...more



2013 National Hispanic Heritage Month
On September 15, the country celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month. The month pays tribute to the Latino community's contributions to the cultural richness and diversity of the United...more

Building Dreams for Marines Perform Construction Projects for WWII Veterans in Need
The Building Dreams for Marines, a nonprofit organization, is helping renovate a World War II veteran's home. WWII Gunnery Sgt. Bernie Ruchin, who tore four tendons and is currently going through...more

New Mexico Group Teams With Nonprofit For Tribal Food Sovereignty
The Taos County Economic Development Corp. of Taos have partnered with the First Nations Development Institute of Larchmont, Colo. to establish the formation of the Native American Food Sovereignty...more

Council for Affordable and Rural Housing Scholarship Program
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is looking for eligible applicants for them to apply for scholarship, which will be $1,000 per semester for educational expenses, with four years...more

Homelessness Rises in Parkersburg
A brand new survey has recently shown that Parkersburg has almost twice as many homeless residents as it did one year ago. Westbrook engagement specialist Tim Baer says volunteers found more than...more

Medicaid and SNAP Block Grants Would Affect the Most Vulnerable
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan seeks to advance a budget proposal that issues out Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) block grants. Both safety net programs,...more

Commerce Department Invests $1.25 Million For Infrastructure Improvements in Owingsville
The Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.25 million grant to Kentucky's city of Owingsville. The funds will support existing businesses and attract...more

Synergy Project To Help Homeless Youths In Allentown
The Synergy Project is a group that moved into Allentown after years of serving the youth in Bucks County. Their work takes them to dangerous areas where kids camp. The group, where federal grants...more

Almost Home to Hold Youth Philanthropy Night
The Putnam County Community Foundation's Youth Philanthropy Night will be hosted by Almost Home. The Youth Philanthropy Committee student volunteers will lend helping hands to servers during the...more






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How Social Enterprises Are Transforming Societies


How Social Enterprises Are Transforming Societies

Duncan Thorp, Policy and Communications Officer at Social Enterprise Scotland, writes for the Scotsman about empowering community groups, local authorities and social enterprises.


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