News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Nicole Darabian of Canadian social enterprise Decode Global hands her top tips for global social impact.
Her top tips include: Leverage technology; Engage youth in your approach; Focus on a...more
Bill McKenzie, an editorial columnist for Dallas News, looks at the reports released by Commit!, a research community serving as the backbone for Dallas County education.
Among the findings,...more
Boston-based startup Happier, a new social network, is specifically designed for positive, happy users.
Nataly Kogan, former PayPal entrepreneur and Happier's co-founder and 'Chief Happiness...more
Youth homelessness can be fought in a two-way street: Providing long-term housing and employment.
Housing advocates are pushing for housing services as well as programs to help homeless youth...more
Innovation Africa 2013, a summit being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre in Botswana, will host a number of ministers and officials from various African ministries of education,...more
A $2.4 million grant is awarded to Westchester Community Opportunity Program and Hudson River Housing Program to serve about a thousand homeless veterans and their families.
The Department of...more
The samefacts.com blog, hosted by Robert H. Frank a management professor at Cornell's Business School, has an interesting discussion of a grant from the Broad Foundation to support schools in New...more
The nonprofit Grameen Foundation's Mobile Technology for Community Health (MOTECH) initiative has a crew of volunteers helping with its efforts to reduce high infant and mother mortality rates in...more
Known as Section 405, the Priority Highway Safety Grant Program will be fully funded as appealed by traffic safety advocacy groups and communities.
Section 405 delivers performance-based fund...more