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Advocates of Cancer Care Rally Congress to Stop Sequester Cut to Cancer Drugs
Cancer care advocates and physicians across the U.S. are rallying Congress lawmakers to stop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from executing the sequester cut to Medicare payments...more



Ashoka Arab World Joins 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech
Ashoka Arab World will be joining the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) as a Knowledge partner, together with 3000 entrepreneurs, government officials and thought leaders. Ashoka Arab World...more

Getting Ahead in the Social Enterprise Scene
The charity New Entrepreneurs Foundation has released a guide that lists more than 500 different organizations that can advise young entrepreneurs about where they can get help, including start-up...more

Ontario Employment Fund Helps Young People Get Jobs, Training and Measurable Work Skills
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience. The fund is helping employers provide...more

Co-op Bank Introduces Free Bank Account to Boost Social Enterprises
Personal and online banking service, Co-operative Bank, partnered with Social Enterprise UK and Social Enterprise Scotland to create a free bank account exclusively for social enterprises. The...more

White House Roundtable Results to Abacus Impact Investing Commitments
Abacus Wealth Partners will provide at least $126 million to impact investments over the next two years, following a White House roundtable on impact investing. The Abacus initiative is one of the...more

Startup Brigade Uses Technology To Bring Civic Engagement
Brigade, a new start-up being viewed as a way to engage young voters in politics by making it more like a social media experience, trying to use technology to encourage people to get...more

NYC Mayor Bids New Ban Against Tobacco
A legislation announced Monday is the latest public-health reform by Mayor Bloomberg which proposes to keep tobacco off the table in most retail shops. New York City has considerably shrunk youth...more

United Way of Washtenaw County Unveils Virtual Volunteer Center
The United Way of Washtenaw County will introduce a new online volunteer center by the end of summer. The center will connect people interested in volunteering with local nonprofits that depend on...more

Skoll Foundation Grantee Subject of New Book
Danville High School alumnus and Skoll Foundation grantee, Molly Melching, is the subject of the new book, "However Long the Night." The book is about Melching's experience living and working...more






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New Philanthropy Capital Launches Inquiry Into Effects of Ageing Population on Voluntary Sector

New Philanthropy Capital Launches Inquiry Into Effects of Ageing Population on Voluntary Sector
Think tanks New Philanthropy Capital and International Longevity Centre UK launches inquiry into the effects of an ageing population on...



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