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

Volunteer Recognition Ceremony
The city of Albany has recently held an ceremony to recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations who have helped in keeping the area beautiful and in top shape. Westover Animal Hospital...more



A City Set to Invest in Economic Growth
Oklahoma City follows the steps of Colorado Springs in investing for economic growth and change. The city has launched a project known as MAPS (Metropolitan Area Projects), which resulted in...more

Marriage Promotion Fails in Lifting Single Moms Out of Poverty
A new report, Promoting Marriage among Single Mothers: An Ineffective Weapon in the War on Poverty? for The Council on Contemporary Families, has indicated that marriage promotion fails in stemming...more

More Arkansans Signing Up for Health Coverage
The state Department of Human Services reports that more than 55,000 residents in Arkansas are opting to sign up for coverage under the recently approved plan to use federal Medicaid funds to buy...more

HUD Announces Nearly $120 Million Funds to Revitalize Housing and Communities
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that four communities will be securing a combined $119.7 million to rehabilitate HUD-assisted housing and bring comprehensive...more

Charity Leaders Hope to Draw from $48 Billion Share of Wealth
Minnesota charity officials hope to tap into the largest transfer of wealth happening in the nation. An estimated $43 trillion is expected to pass from baby boomers and their parents to the...more

New Policy Brief Reports Former-Advantage Families Return to Shelter
A new policy brief is released today to featuring the failed Advantage program. It seems more former-Advantage families are returning to homeless shelters and receive no further ongoing rental...more

Indy\
The North Midtown's neighborhood running from Broad Ripple Avenue south to Fall Creek is being invested upon for economic development. Lined with blighted homes, abandoned warehouses and corroded...more

Federal Budget Cuts Will Result In Airfest Cancellation and Worker Layoffs
The MacDill Air Force Base faces the upcoming federal budget cuts that would mean cancellation of Airfest and civilian employee layoffs. Most of the 3,000 employees working at MacDill could be...more






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The “Lean Startup” Approach to Philanthropy


Homejoy, an affordable home cleaning service that caters to a broad audience and connects people with professional home cleaners online, has announced the recent establishment of its Homejoy Foundation. The foundation will provide financial grants to veterans and military families in need.




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