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.

Middle Class Education Helps Spur Economic Development
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 to Re-Offer Economic Development Grants
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

Federal Funds to Fight Homelessness in Clark County
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...more

Economic Development Campaign to Use Social Media for Mentor Relocation
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

Social Enterprise Provides Quality Goods While Transforming Lives
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

San Francisco: Funding for Homeless Should Increase
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

Programs for the Homeless Granted $7.3 Million
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

Bandon City Council 2013-14 Goals
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

Port St. Lucie Politics Hamper Economic Development Job
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

Housing-Based Solutions and Right to Shelter for the Homeless
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

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneur Hops On Powerstorm Capital Corp.’s Advisory Board

Social Entrepreneur Hops On Powerstorm Capital Corp.’s Advisory Board
Social entrepreneur Titus Brenninkmeijer will join Powerstorm Capital Corporation’s Company’s Board of Advisors. Titus is...

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