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.

Crowdfunding to Support Independent Journalism
Spearheaded by Sasa Vucinic, IndieVoices has jumped into the crowdfunding bandwagon by having its website cater to crowdfunding initiatives to support independent journalism. IndieVoices is...more



United Way Lancaster County Seeks Volunteer Tax Preparers
The United Way of Lancaster County is currently seeking volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The program is a free tax-preparation service for lower-income individuals and...more

Women in Longview Day Volunteer Inspires Other Women
Sandra Skoog, a Linden-resident and long-time volunteer, hopes to empower and help other women through the organization she volunteers for - Women in Longview Day. Women in Longview celebrates the...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

Take a Volunteer Conservation Trip
A volunteer conservation trip merges camping and hiking in national or state parks with projects to revamp parks and make them safer and more accessible. As more volunteer vacations are being...more

ANA Adopts Social Entrepreneurship for New Digital Charity Concept
ANA (All Nippon Airways), a Japanese airline, has joined forces with global innovation organization Ashoka to create a digital charity/donation concept called Blue Wing. Blue Wing will support...more

Women Build Week Gives Women Volunteers Opportunity to Build for a Family
As part of Women Build Week, Habitat for Humanity urges women volunteers to take part in construction projects usually dominated by males. Women Build Week presents women the opportunity to learn...more

BottleRock Music Fest Needs Volunteers
The highly acclaimed BottleRock Napa Valley music festival will be giving out free one-day pass tickets for volunteer labor. Over 700 volunteers could be used during the five-day festival at the...more

The Shayla Foundation Hosts Philanthropic Spa Day
The Shayla Foundation is set to host a Philanthropic Spa Day to benefit Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach and the PCD Foundation. The event will be on the 27th of January, at the Ocean...more






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How Being a Social Enterprise Apprentice Changed Life of Ex-offender


How Being a Social Enterprise Apprentice Changed Life of Ex-offender

A former criminal has recently graduated from Jamie Oliver’s apprentice program at Fifteen London. Andy Kabeya believes he would be back in prison if he hadn’t enrolled in Fifteen’s scheme.


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