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.
Nearly 300 packages were assembled by dozens of parents and their children inside a Waunakee church as a Thanksgiving offering for the area's hungry and homeless.
The effort was a small, family...more
In an analysis by CLASP, do we need a new legal definition of charity? In response to the question, the history of the federal tax definition of charity and the law of charity must be considered...more
Vans, the popular shoes manufacturer that promotes youth culture, has initiated Custom Culture, a giving program that supports the arts in schools -- benefiting kids and bringing awareness to the...more
Microsoft magnate Bill Gates roots for the progress in India's health and philanthropic sector.
Gates made his commentary in a program called "India Questions" shown on NDTV. Along with him is...more
Vermont prison inmates is building a motorcycle to be auctioned to support homeless veterans, an effort that's part of the Department of Corrections' motorcycle program --a partnership with Green...more
The Start Making a Reader Today Program, organized by SMART, is seeking for volunteers to help them cater to more than 700 student participants in Klamath County.
The program reportedly needs 95...more
Iowa Economic Development Authority has unveiled its Project Alluvion, which will grant $18 million in sales tax rebates for Microsoft to create a data center in West Des Moines.
The data center...more
Vietnam Navy veteran Frank Griffith joined the Meridian Veterans of Foreign Wars post have volunteered his extra hours to serve the community.
Griffith wanted to turn things around, so he started...more
Companies such as EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young) and United Way ingrain its employees with a sense that they are giving something back to society through volunteer work.
Most of these...more
The Pawtucket Foundation has released new strategies that will guide the organization's work to boost economic development over the next three fiscal years.
Dan Sullivan, co-chairman of the...more