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.

Annual Tri-City Homeless Census
It has recently been announced that Tri-CAP and the Tri-City Housing and Homelessness Task Force are conducting their annual Tri-City Homeless Census. This data is gathered at the request of the...more



HHS Awards $1.2 Million Grant to Standing to Achieve New Directions
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

Homelessness Rises in Parkersburg
A brand new survey has recently shown that Parkersburg has almost twice as many homeless residents as it did one year ago. Westbrook engagement specialist Tim Baer says volunteers found more than...more

Bristol Wants to Be Social Enterprise City
Bristol is making efforts to be nationally recognized as a Social Enterprise City. Bristol officials seek to raise its sector profile, attract extra finance and help to make a bigger contribution...more

Lakeshore and Crossroads Regional Collaborate on Economic Development Initiatives
The two largest Chambers of Commerce in Lake County, Lakeshore and Crossroads Regional (representing more than 1,200 businesses) has recently announced a new economic development alliance designed to...more

Westpac Foundation Offers Social Enterprise Start-Up Grants
The Westpac Foundation will be providing funding of up to $100,000 through its Seed grants for start-up social enterprises. The grant funding aims to push social good efforts of social enterprises...more

Benefit Corporations Advance Job Quality Advocacy
A benefit corporation is new class of business that devise a space for job quality advocacy in the business community. This "space" is much needed in view of long-term resistance to workplace...more

Gov. Patrick Talks Economic Development at The Republican in Springfield
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks about economic development issues in an editorial board meeting with The Republican/MassLive.com following his state grant announcements that will benefit...more

Winter Park Has Potential to Transform Fairbanks Avenue
Amy Bradbury and Emily Hanna, students in the Master's in Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Central Florida, taps Winter Park as having the potential to significantly...more

Social Enterprises Surpass Small Businesses in Turnover Growth
In a recent report by the Social Enterprise UK, social enterprises have topped established small companies in increasing turnover during the past year. Usually, social enterprises support their...more






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Youths in the Middle East Address Unemployment By Creating New Businesses


Youths in the Middle East Address Unemployment By Creating New Businesses

Youths in the Middle East deal with the world’s social problems such as high youth unemployment rates. As a solution, some are creating new businesses with a social purpose, such as tackling environmental issues, illiteracy or health, while also spurring job creation.




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