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A Topic Guide On Community Vitality and Rural Healthcare
A topic guide on community vitality and rural healthcare centers on how community and economic development can be in line with health services in rural areas and how collaboration between the sectors...more



Orange Foundation Supports Hartavan New Community Development Project Launch
Orange Foundation announced the launch of an initiative under the name of One Village to help the comprehensive development of rural communities. The first project will be implemented in Hartavan...more

CommunityWorks Carolina Gets $600,000 from Community Development Financial Institution Fund
The CommunityWorks Carolina (CWC) received $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund. The award will enable CWC to build up its loan...more

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Rejects $200M Request for Economic Development Initiative
The board that oversees Wisconsin's pension program for public employees has recently rejected a request by the head of Gov. Scott Walker's semi-private economic development agency to tap $200...more

Soup and Substance Event Addresses Homelessness on MLK Day
The Soup and Substance event, sponsored by the Office of Diversity Education and Multicultural Academic Students at CMU, is a gathering involving graduate students who volunteer to serve food and...more

NLIHC to Hold Conference for the Modification of the Mortgage Interest Deduction and Trust Fund Investment
The National Low Income Housing Coalition will discuss the launch of a $1 million campaign to amend the mortgage interest cut and invest in the National Housing Trust Fund. State...more

Economic Development Plan to Bring Entrepreneurs to Craig
Member of an economic development committee are planning to set up an event geared to bring entrepreneurs and investors to Craig as part of the community's economy-boosting efforts. The expo,...more

Thrift Store Helps and Hires Homeless Kids
Incredible Thrift is a thrift store stationed in Springfield's South Glenstone Street, where its staff comprises of homeless or "at risk" kids. James Bruggeman, the store director, saw the need...more

New El Paso Montecillo Development Geared for Senior Citizens
A Montecillo Development in west El Paso is intended for the area's senior citizens. Geared for adults aged 55 and older, this smart growth project is designed as an urban apartment living for...more

Quality of Life Crimes: Legal System Fails to Make Reforms for Homelessness
After serving in prison, inmates who get out of jail return to life of homelessness and burdening society with "victimless crimes" or more known as quality of life crimes. These quality of life...more






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Good Call Social Enterprise Launches in Dundee


Colin Loveday, founder of Scotland’s first dedicated mobile social enterprise, aims to secure better telecommunications services and improve phone services for charities in Dundee.




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