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.
When the new NHS GP contract effectively released GP co-operatives from the duties of providing out-of-hours services in 2004, most co-operatives dispersed rapidly.
From this, social enterprises...more
Hillsdale Community Health Center CEO, Duke Anderson, has recently expressed his delight over the progress of the county's economic development.
During a presentation given by the Hillsdale...more
Isle of Wight has allocated $920,000 to fund economic development incentives and grants as part of the county's efforts to attract larger businesses to the county and encourage existing businesses...more
Telecommunications Company, FairPoint Communications, recently won approval and invested in a surfeit of of $500,000 over several years to commission ViTAL Economy, a Maryland-based consulting...more
Standing to Achieve New Directions (STAND) is receiving a $1.2 million grant to provide behavioral health services for men out of jail.
The grant will go towards expanding STAND's work to...more
LISC Chicago has been assisting long-term local partner The Resurrection Project launch its Entrepreneurship Training Program, a comprehensive series of weekly workshops teaching everything from...more
Karen Darby, CrowdMission chief executive and founder, talks about the challenges that social enterprises often encounter when soliciting for funding.
Her crowd-funding model enables the public to...more
In a Grafton fellowship church, staff members from the West Virginia Community Development Hub held a two-hour workshop session in hopes to complete a grant application to fund a project to turn the...more
The Pierce County Economic Development Department and the World Trade Center Tacoma have partnered o host an Export Forum this month to help with the success of small businesses.