International, Foreign Affairs & National Security, 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.
Social Spider CIC director David Floyd wonders how delivering existing public services more cheaply can work towards social innovation.
Floyd delves into issues concerning policy-level...more
IRS-certified volunteers are going to start to offer free tax preparation services in an effort to assist workers who are earning less than $57,000/year in the process of determining if they qualify...more
The British Council has convened five policy conferences across Europe to discuss the future of social enterprise - the Vision of Social Enterprise in Europe in 2020.
The first of these...more
The African Philanthropy Forum (APF), an affiliate of the Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF), partakes in networking with various philanthropists to discuss the expansion of strategic philanthropy by...more
Dasra, India's leading philanthropy foundation, gives out $800,000 (Rs 4.47 crore) to six organizations in India.
The objective of the grant is to establish a stronger infrastructure for the...more
Crowdfunding is seen as a fuel for economic development for people in Africa to fund their business ventures and creative projects.
A bottom-up approach to funding, crowdfunding is especially...more
More than 200 girls who were captured are still missing after Islamists militants have orchestrated a mass kidnapping in the Nigerian state of Borno.
The kidnappings and the limited efforts to...more
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) integrates a unique approach to improve the lives of locals and subdue poverty by promoting cultural heritage and...more