Community Development, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
At the annual Northeast Missouri Development Partnership conference held at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Dane Stangler, director of Research and Policy at the Kauffman Foundation, emphasizes...more
Lane County government officials have announced the re-offering of $200,000 in grant money for economic development.
Since 2011, Lane County has not offered funding to small businesses until now...more
Over $1 million in federal budget is going to Clark County to address problems of homelessness. Ten nonprofits for housing grant winners are going to receive their share of the federal funds.
The city of Mentor introduces a $3,000 economic development plan to goad the "millennial generation" born after 1983 to relocate to the city.
City Economic Development Director Ronald M. Traub...more
Aloetree is a social enterprise with a mission: to advocate social justice for kids abroad and to instill it in the hearts of local children.
Aloetree works by equipping organic and fair trade...more
Marking the anniversary of San Francisco's Ten Year Plan to Abolish Chronic Homelessness, budget analysts learns that the city is spending a whopping $165 million on programs to fight homelessness...more
Greene, Warren, Miami and Montgomery county programs working to fight homelessness each receive a part of the $7.3 million in grant renewals by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...more
The Bandon City Council has recently released a list of its goals for the 2013 to 2014.
The list helps the council establish priorities and provides guidance for city...more
A political turmoil at the city hall of Port St. Lucie has hampered the hiring of an economic development manager, thus delaying the accomplishment of several feats.
Two of three promising...more
New York City Mayor Bloomberg calls on New York City residents and the State Legislature to revoke an article of the New York State Constitution. The Article issues out the legal right to shelter for...more