News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

Haines Hired as Terrapins\
Terrapins head coach John Szefc has announced that the baseball team has recently hired Corey Haines as a volunteer assistant coach. Haines spent last season at Shippensberg University as a...more



Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Capacity Building Grants
The Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Capacity Building Grant, sponsored by the Notah Begay III Foundation, will be awarding funding to organizations working to prevent or reduce childhood...more

Foundation\
In solving childhood obesity problems across Philadelphia, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation strives to educate children to eat right, get fit and stay well through its Healthy Futures...more

Senior Volunteer Award Seeks Nominations
Home Instead, Inc. sponsors the "Salute to Senior Service" program that is seeking men and women over the age of 65 who have done philanthropic contributions at least 15 hours a month. Senior...more

How Startups Take Philanthropy to Call the Tune of Economic Growth
James Poulos, a contributing writer at Forbes, explains how startups are now taling philanthropy from charities and inserting them into their business models to spur economic growth and...more

Orange Foundation Supports Hartavan New Community Development Project Launch
Orange Foundation announced the launch of an initiative under the name of One Village to help the comprehensive development of rural communities. The first project will be implemented in Hartavan...more

Ronald McDonald House Seeking For Volunteers
The Ronald McDonald House has recently announced that they are currently seeking for compassionate individuals who are willing to help with guest services. The chosen volunteers will help make...more

Network of Weather Observers Seek Volunteers in North Carolina
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

Social Entrepreneur Addresses Schools\
Karim Abouelnaga, who grew up in a tough New York City neighborhood, co-founded Practice Makes Perfect, which acts as a nonprofit to address public school's 'summer slide'. To date, Abouelnaga,...more

Ontario Employment Fund Helps Young People Get Jobs, Training and Measurable Work Skills
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience. The fund is helping employers provide...more





Tom’s, the social enterprise popular for its shoes, has released a pair of shoes and a pair of shades to benefit Make It Right, a nonprofit founded by Brad Pitt in 2007 that builds affordable, green homes, buildings and communities for underserved and low-income populations.




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