News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Founder of Young Africa (YA), Ashoka Fellow and social entrepreneur, Dorien Beurskens, who was sanctioned as part of the Future Forward initiative, together with The MasterCard Foundation, shares her...more
Friends Rebecca Brandt and Callie Brauel, along with Ghanaian Emmanuel Tetteh Quarmyne, formed a nonprofit they dubbed as A Ban Against Neglect, or ABAN that would recycle used plastic water bags...more
Logan County has been approved to coalesce with an economic development group to draw new jobs and businesses in the area. The current regional Economic Development Administration consists of Peoria,...more
The Alliance for Quality Career Pathways is moving forward with its fall and summer review process. The Alliance is a state-driven CLASP initiative funded by the Joyce Foundation and James Irvine...more
The Regions Bank partnered with the Alabama State government in allocating $1 billion in loans for the state's economic development.
Regions Financial Corp. CEO Grayson Hall announces that this...more
The Federal Way City Council has recently given its funding approval for an economic development director position during its most recent meeting.
The new director for Federal Way, WA would make...more
A Nebraska Department of Economic Development study will examine the labor skills in a three-state area: northeast Nebraska, southeast South Dakota and northwest Iowa.
The study's objective is to...more
Dave Moore of Southside Rides Foundation provides youth, aged 14 to 19 years, a second chance of getting their lives back on track.
Moore opens his auto-body repair shop and trains young men and...more
Zimbra Inc., a communications solution provider, is one company whose leaders have instilled the value of civic engagement to its employees.
According to Chairman and CEO Patrick Brandt, getting...more
The Hillsborough County Extension Service has recently announced that it will be kicking off 2013 with a training course for volunteer workers who seek to become a Florida Master Money Mentor.