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.
The Tata Social Enterprise conference is a one-day event where leaders from across the social enterprise sector gathered to provide their guidance and advice to up-and-coming social...more
Debbi Durham, the director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority went head-to-head with Senator Bill Dotzler as she asked for more tax credits to attract new industry to the state.
A summit with homeless liaisons recognizes ways and key solutions to bolster partnerships and coordinate services.
However, a point that was touched on through the summit: how to make others aware...more
The Laporte County Council has recently voted to approve funding for the new Laporte County Office for Economic Development.
The commissioners requested nearly $200,000 but a lesser amount was...more
About 45 elected officials and members of the Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance has recently hosted an Elected Officials Economic Development Orientation.
The purpose of this...more
The Coalition for the Homeless (CFH) shows its statement today in response to New York City's plans to kick out the Hurricane Sandy victims out of their hotel rooms by April's end.
The Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.25 million grant to Kentucky's city of Owingsville.
The funds will support existing businesses and attract...more
The Gardendale City Council has recently announced the constitution of the a new Economic Development Committee.
The City Council formed a three-member Economic Development Committee. In addition...more
The Rockefeller Foundation expressed enthusiasm in building up cities to be more stronger and resilient in times of looming disasters. The foundation has committed $100 million directly into city...more
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