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A New Law that Awards Incentives to Employ the Homeless
A new law passed during the 2014 General Session of the Utah Legislature enables businesses to receive tax incentives for hiring homeless people. These tax credits to businesses will amount up to...more



Grants To Help Homeless and Promote Higher Education
The South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) and the Bush Foundation have partnered to award a series of grants aimed at helping with reducing homelessness, fostering higher education and developing...more

Committed Solutions to Homelessness Needed Now
Plans to eradicate homelessness are being brought to attention. The Performing Arts Center of Bethune-Cookman University will be gathering more than 2,000 people to face the problem concerning single...more

Ark Preschool Helps Homeless Children Who Face Challenges at School
Problems and challenges homeless children face at school is far more complex. The Ark Preschool, a program of Episcopal Community Services of Maryland, works with families in Baltimore City offering...more

Oklahoma City on the Right Track to End to Chronic Homelessness
The national 100,000 Homes campaign officially launched in Oklahoma City in January last year to put 84 people in houses before the end of 2013 has been a success. In fact, more than 200 got...more

Compass Project Critical to the Needs of Homeless Youth
The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has suddenly cut the funding on the Compass Project, a youth development approach that is being used in Worcester to serve homeless youths. The...more

Homeless Student Rate Reaches 1.1 Million
According to new data from the U.S. Department of Education, the number of homeless students has raised to record 1.1 million. States with the highest growth rate of homeless children include...more

A Five-Component Plan to Ending Homelessness
The United to End Homelessness coalition will release its "Roadmap to Ending Homelessness," which present the reforms necessary to eradicate homelessness in the city. There are five feasible...more

Two Federal Agencies Announce Funding For Housing and Services For Low-Income Citizens with Disabilities
The Departments of Health and Human Services and Housing and Urban Developed announced $93 million going to 13 states to provide housing and services to low-income people with disabilities. By...more






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Amazing Social Entrepreneurs Receive Oxford MBA Program Scholarships

Amazing Social Entrepreneurs Receive Oxford MBA Program Scholarships
The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School is celebrating ten years of...



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