Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, 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.
Tom's of Maine, which is committed to healthy and environmental goodness, is working to create more sustainable products and packaging.
Tom's of Maine's "Goodness Report" documents...more
According to charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, charitable organizations should welcome the growth of social enterprises since its boom in the social enterprise market is the way to counter the seizure of...more
Ali Jawad, a 22-year-old business student and volunteer at a Muslim food bank in London, sees people picking up packaged goods to feed themselves for the next week.
Food banks in the UK are...more
"The Supermom", which debuted in 2010, is currently seeking new entries for its fourth season dubbed as the "Heart of Gold Edition."
Organizers of the reality TV show are looking for women who...more
The Community Development Finance Initiative (CDFI) is important funding for many charities.
CDFI funding comes from public and private sources, and is typically in loan form. Sometimes, the...more
Minersville Leo Club teenage members spent their time in cardboard boxes to raise awareness and funds for the homeless for the club's fourth annual 24-hour "Homeless Sleepout."
The Columbus Coalition for the Homeless recently held its 14th annual special brunch for currently and formerly homeless mothers and their children at Capital University campus.
Palm Beach County's first homeless resource center in West Palm Beach, the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center, provides a donated garden from Home Depot employees where the homeless tends to an...more
The recent Civic Engagement Awards honors outstanding citizens for partaking in services to the community in earnest.
Various award recipients earned appreciation for their leadership and...more
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) seeks volunteer weather observers to to measure rainfall in their backyards in North Carolina.
The network will use the data...more