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.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
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



North Florida Dentists Spend Time Volunteering to Help People in Need
Dentists in North Florida volunteered to perform free dental work to those who have dropped by the Periodontist Associates of North Florida in Tallahassee. According to Periodontist Associates of...more

Volunteers at American Hiking Society Create Hiking Trails
Mary Chayka-Crawford, Franklin Wu and Robert Muise, all members of the American Hiking Society, participated in a volunteer vacation at Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge. During their...more

Alabama March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program
The March of Dimes Foundation is sponsoring the Alabama March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program to fund community-based programs tackling health concerns of pregnant women and infants in the...more

Local Organizations Receive Grant Awards from SVC Philanthropy Students
Southern Vermont College (SVC) students wrapped up their spring semester philanthropy course by disseminating funds to three local community organizations. Each organization received $1,600...more

Myrtle Beach Honors Volunteer Army Veteran
It has almost been five years since army veteran Bob Hawkins volunteered with Myrtle Beach's Military Appreciation Days Committee. His work involved coordinating month-long activities aimed towards...more

How a Social Entrepreneur Created an Impactful Organization to Reduce Homelessness
Ed Peterson, the founder and Executive Director of Housing Hope is one of Everett, Washington's best social entrepreneurs. Peterson has been highly regarded businessman in the community when he...more

Lawyers Honored for Helping Low-Income Individuals with Civil Legal Needs
At a luncheon held by the Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers (NKVL) and sponsored by the Lawyers Mutual Insurance of Kentucky, volunteer lawyers were honored for their commitment in helping meet the...more

OKC Volunteer Program To Help Fill Health Care Needs For Uninsured
It has recently been reported that political and businessed leaders in Oklahoma City are set to join health care officials in announcing the creation of a new volunteer-driven program to that's...more






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Youths in the Middle East Address Unemployment By Creating New Businesses

Youths in the Middle East Address Unemployment By Creating New Businesses
Youths in the Middle East deal with the world’s social problems such as high youth...



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