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

USDOL Recovers $2 Million In Back Wages, Fringe Benefits for Federally Funded Solar Energy Project Workers
USDOL Recovers $2 Million In Back Wages, Fringe Benefits for Federally Funded Solar Energy Project Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor acquired $1,914,681.50 in back wages and fringe benefits for nearly 150 workers at Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC. Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC is a Henderson-based subcontractor providing...more

2015 National Small Business Week Awards
2015 National Small Business Week Awards

Nominate small business owners in your region for the 2015 National Small Business Week Awards. National Small Business Week award categories include: Small Business Person of the Year...more

Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Academy
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Academy

The University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health is sponsoring the Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy, which provides a...more

The Six Grameen Foundation Technology Tools to End Global Poverty
The Six Grameen Foundation Technology Tools to End Global Poverty

The Grameen Foundation, the charitable arm of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning microfinance organization and community development Grameen Bank founded by Muhammad Yunus, delivers solutions through six...more

Social Entrepreneur Makes a Difference in the Lives of 100,000 Children
Social Entrepreneur Makes a Difference in the Lives of 100,000 Children

Jenny Bowen, founder of the Half the Sky Foundation, has saved the lives of more than 100,000 children in China. And she's still continuing to make a difference for emotionally and physically...more

Breastfeeding-Friendly Airports in the U.S.
Breastfeeding-Friendly Airports in the U.S.

A study that examined 100 U.S. airports revealed that few provided a suitably equipped, private lactation room for breastfdeeding mothers, even though most described themselves as being breastfeeding...more

SBA Awards $197,500 to Help Companies Expand Trade Abroad
SBA Awards $197,500 to Help Companies Expand Trade Abroad

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded $197,500 in federal funds to the New Mexico Economic Development Department's Office of International Trade to support with the expansion of...more

Nebraska Rural Enterprise Assistance Project Direct Loan Program
Nebraska Rural Enterprise Assistance Project Direct Loan Program

The Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) is funding Nebraska Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Direct Loan Program, which provides loans to small businesses in rural Nebraska. To be...more

Video Games: The Future of Mental Health Treatment?
Video Games: The Future of Mental Health Treatment?

A program that offers a unique approach to treating mental health is a collaborative effort from gaming technology experts and health researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of...more

Social Enterprise Born of a Desire to Bake Healthy
Social Enterprise Born of a Desire to Bake Healthy

Durga Menon, a software engineer who resided in the U.S. for 12 years, decided to go back to her home in Bangalore, India. Following her return home, Durga with the aim of promoting healthy eating...more




Share This Page

Share on Facebook

Jobs Sponsored By

Small Business Grants
  Social Services Jobs
  Environmental Jobs
  Human Services Jobs
  Social Services Employment
  Substance Abuse Jobs


Community Information and News

Community Information and News