News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Brad Soden, a combat veteran, has taken inspiration from his wife who an automobile accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down in 1999.
Soden is now the owner of Phoenix-based Tankchair...more
A new report shows the results of the 2013 National Survey of Nonprofit-Government Contracts and Grants.
The report evaluates the size and scope of government financing, administration of...more
Pellissippi State Community College student, Stephanie Davis, 28, has created a special scholarship targeting homeless students.
Her inspiration for creating the scholarship came from writing an...more
More than 200 girls who were captured are still missing after Islamists militants have orchestrated a mass kidnapping in the Nigerian state of Borno.
The kidnappings and the limited efforts to...more
A homeless shelter in New York City, Covenant House, is planning a fundraiser. But, here's the catch: Young professionals will get to experience being homeless for that one night.
When it comes to mental illness and substance abuse disorders, prevention is key to reducing such conditions, and individuals who have embraced recovery have felt its benefits.
The Affordable Care...more
CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, offer aid to abused or neglected children who are involved in court cases.
CASA is in need of new volunteers. CASAs come from all walks of life, from...more
Lifelong resident and Mayor of Greenfield, William Martin, calls for a new task force to curb the issue of homelessness in Greenfield and other Franklin County towns.
The task force, which was...more
A study conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School reports that children in the UK are far less likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) than they are in...more
What is going on now in community development is that major trends in business and society tend to move forward at a measured pace.
However, the nonprofit angle sees the trend is moving toward...more