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Teen Philanthropy Group Grants
The Community Foundation of the Great River Bend has been running a program called the Teens for Tomorrow wherein it requires a total of 35 students from Quad-City high school to determine which...more



Lowelville Announces Village Improvement Projects
The village of Lowelville moves forward with improvement projects for spring. One of the funded projects by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is the Liberty Street...more

Homeless Day Center in Ballpark Gets Subsidy Boost
Denver, Colorado's day center for the homeless has been approved with a $8.6 million in financial assistance by the Denver City Council. The Council has signed agreements with the Denver Rescue...more

Spreading Social Impact Globally
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

Modern Gypsies: Navigating Dangerous Roads in Kenya in the Name of Social Entrepreneurship
The Modern Gypsies, comprised of Eric Bach, Taylor Filasky and John Post, ride to a "compassionate adventure" on challenging roads on motorbikes to help people in rural Kenya. The group's...more

Healthy Food Price Cuts Can Improve Diets
According to a study from the RAND Corporation, reducing supermarket prices of healthy foods increases the amount of fruits, vegetables and whole grains that people consume. Researchers evaluated...more

The Invisible Boys of St. Francis: Under 30 and Homeless
According to a 2011 Homelessness Resource Center study, 23.5 percent of homeless are teens and young adults. These teens and young adults are largely invisible, buried beneath the visible homeless...more

Addressing Sexuality among People Suffering from Dementia
A new research focuses on the issue of sexual expression amongst people with dementia. The study is led by Griffith University researcher Dr. Cindy Jones. The Department of Health and Aging and...more

Bradenton CCRA Teams Up with Pastors to Plan Economic and Social Development
The Bradenton Central Community Redevelopment Agency (CCRA) seeks partnership with local pastors to help them plan economic and social development. The plan is hoped to boost the community, and...more

New Report Details Tax Reforms Geared to Promote Homeownership
An Urban Institute report, New Perspectives on Homeownership Tax Incentives, documents three tax reforms that address to promote homeownership through a channel other than the deductibility of...more





EU-Startups features 10 success stories about social enterprises across Europe making positive, social impact while making money at the same time.




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