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.
U.S. Representative for New York, Nydia Velazquez, addressed the importance of the House Democrats Economic Agenda for Women and Families, "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" to small businesses...more
Clark County Commissioners David Madore and Tom Mielke recently sent out a letter to the members of the Columbia River Economic Development Council, basically informing them that the funding they...more
Dealings regarding economic development need to compensate for themselves. In brief, these economic development deals must present greater opportunities to significantly impact lives.
The Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) is funding Nebraska Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Direct Loan Program, which provides loans to small businesses in rural Nebraska.
A bill passed by the Utah House will enable Utah employers who hire homeless people to have a limited number of tax credits.
Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City backed the HB140 bill, where...more
In an article to appear in the January/February 2014 issue of County Line Magazine, the first-ever Workforce and Economic Development Summit held at Pinecrest Country Club was considered a...more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has granted the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Office $70,000 in Community Development Block Grant.
Part of the funds will be used on local...more
A West-Central Minnesota homeless coalition taps into a $100 million state grant to address homelessness in the area and build affordable housing.
According to Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional...more
United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts are looking for nonprofit organizations who want to explore the options of running a social enterprise.
The program will be running a free, one-on-one...more
Marking their recent collaborative efforts, GiveMeTap's Sanum Jain and Virgin Money's head of social enterprise ruminate on the lessons learned from one another.
GiveMeTap is a social enterprise...more