News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Crowdfunding is seen as a fuel for economic development for people in Africa to fund their business ventures and creative projects.
A bottom-up approach to funding, crowdfunding is especially...more
Zimbra Inc., a communications solution provider, is one company whose leaders have instilled the value of civic engagement to its employees.
According to Chairman and CEO Patrick Brandt, getting...more
World Bank Africa kicks off two substantiated-based programs to accelerate its commitment to develop gender-related initiatives and solutions in Africa.
The two programs are the Africa Gender...more
Sponsored by the Administration for Children and Families, the Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal EHS-Child Care Partnership Grants is providing funds to expand or establish Early Head...more
A review that showed cases of links between racism and child and youth health outcomes finds that there are strong connections between racial discrimination and an array of negative health outcomes...more
The city of Fall River has been chosen to take part in President Barack Obama's pilot program that's geared to boost economic development.
The pilot program is called the National Resource...more
The Regional Economic Development Council has recently launched the BOCES program wherein it aims to help train unemployed workers.
$80,000 has been alloted to BOCES in order to fund tuition for...more
In collaboration with the Center for Supportive Housing the Housing Assistance Council has released 'Homeless Counts on Native American Land: A Toolkit.'
The unique conditions on Native American...more
New York City has announced the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), an anti-poverty and pro-work program, expansion plan for low-income workers without dependents.
Up to $2,000 in reimbursements is...more
Pierce county volunteers has recently conducted a homelessness survey to paint a more definitive picture of what the county needs to do to address this concern.
Volunteers ask the homeless to...more