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Southern Hills Economic Development Corp to Host Meeting on Uranium Mining
Southern Hills Economic Development Corporation has recently announced that they will be hosting a meeting focusing on uranium mining. The meeting will be the 7th day of February and will be...more



Strengthening Families Through Stronger Fathers
The New York Legislature enacted the Strengthening Families Through Stronger Fathers Initiative in 2006 to aid low-income noncustodial parents find work and pay for child support. Urban Institute...more

2014: The Year of the Social Entrepreneur
Saeed Al Muntafiq, chairman at Rise, writes that 2014 is going to be the year for the social entrepreneur. Saeed asks, "So how can individuals or companies embrace this notion of social...more

Former Drug Dealer Reaches Out to Homeless
Fabian Bennett, a former alcoholic and meth drug dealer, saw an opportunity to change his life around while working for the Lodestar Day Resource Center in Phoenix. Bennett is now an engagement...more

Stable Housing Opportunities Might End Homelessness
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made the issue of homelessness a top priority and has successfully reduced homelessness by 15 percent as a starting point. Federal, state and community leaders...more

Local Enterprise Partnership Sets Business Network to Create Social Enterprise City
The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) bids for a special business network to support the thriving local social enterprise sector. LEP's objective is to establish new...more

Civil Society Groups in Yemen Complete Training Course
A hundred civil society organizations (CSO) in Yemen have just finished a training course aimed at strengthening each group's continuing capacity. The training program is geared on training CSOs...more

Private Pilot Volunteer Flies Injured Bald Eagle to Treatment Center
An injured bald eagle gains transport assistance for upper wing treatment at the Carolina Raptor Center. The bald eagle was discovered in eastern North Carolina at Camp Lejeune. The Carolina...more

Rhode Island Foundation Distributes $630,000 Grant for Economic Development
The Rhode Island Foundation releases grant money valued at $630,000 as part of its $1 million promise to subsidize Rhode Island's many projects for economic development. The varied projects will...more

Reinventing Philanthropy
The Reinventors Network, a network of innovators, focuses on philanthropic trends done in the past decade. These include "crowdfunding, scan-to-give technology, social impact bonds, impact...more






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The “Lean Startup” Approach to Philanthropy


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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