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.

Thumbs Up for Hillsdale County\
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



Matchmaking for Economic Development
The SiteLink Forum makes its week's mission to match economic development people and site selectors at the conference held at the Wildhorse Resort & Casino. The site selectors are the people who...more

A Housing Initiative Brings Homes To Long Island Veterans
A new housing development that provides on-site counseling and employment to veterans to help them rebuild their lives is bringing permanent homes to 60 homeless veterans in Amityville, New...more

Donna Officials Call Off Contract with Economic Development Firm
Donna city officials have placed contract negotiations on hold with Advent GX, an economic development firm. There are two phases of the contract, and only phase one has been carried out. Phase...more

Michigan Human Trafficking Report Set for Release
Michigan's special commission on human trafficking is geared to release a final report to lobby to the legislation to curb the illegal practice. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has...more

Links in Residential Location, Transportation Access and Employment Outcomes between Housing Voucher Recipients
Gathering information from the Moving to Opportunity for Fair Housing program (MTO) and the Welfare to Work Voucher program (WTW), a new Urban Institute study delves into the connection between...more

Arctic Wolves Lend Their Time and Talent in Local Elementary School
1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, the Arctic Wolves, donates their time and talent to the students and faculty at the Nordale Elementary School in Fairbanks, Alaska. Known for conducting food...more

Homeless Summit Pinpoints Greater Communal Role
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

Social Enterprise Born of a Desire to Bake Healthy
Durga Menon, a software engineer who resided in the U.S. for 12 years, decided to go back to her home in Bangalore, India. Following her return home, Durga with the aim of promoting healthy eating...more

Volunteer UCF Raises Domestic Violence Awareness
Volunteer UCF, along with Victim Services, is bringing attention to domestic and dating violence, the primary cause of injury to women, at a recently held campus event. Students at the event were...more






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Declara’s Social Enterprise Network Garners $16M Funding, Helps Teams Communicate Efficiently

Declara’s Social Enterprise Network Garners $16M Funding, Helps Teams Communicate Efficiently
Declara’s founder Ramona Pierson has recently raised a new $16 million for her company to further its global...



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