News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
According to a study by the Utah Heritage Foundation, historic preservation and conservation spur economic development.
The Washington, D.C., real estate and economic development consulting firm...more
The Department of Economic Development reports that Missouri's unemployment rate is lower than the national unemployment rate.
Spokesman Joh Fougere enthuses that it's a good sign the state...more
Pro bono services nonprofit Taproot Foundation founder, Aaron Hurst, predicts the rise of a new economy - the Purpose Economy.
According to Hurst, the changes people see are about developing...more
The Missouri Valley Community Action Agency announces its fifth annual MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition.
This year's event will be launched by MVCAA and the Missouri Alliance...more
Tom's of Maine, which is committed to healthy and environmental goodness, is working to create more sustainable products and packaging.
Tom's of Maine's "Goodness Report" documents...more
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and host Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Stan Humphries participated in a town hall meeting on minority access to housing.
Donovan and Humphries...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 a study entitled, "The Dialogic Video Cycle as Teacher Professional Development Model to Foster Classroom Dialogue: Conceptualization and Implementation Findings," TUM School of Education...more
Social entrepreneurs Jessica O. Matthews and Julia Silverman were Harvard University social science students who hooked up to change the world through soccer and their for-profit social enterprise,...more
The Kansas Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Program is providing loans and grants to cities or counties in rural areas of Kansas for infrastructure, rehabilitation or housing development.