News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
With the budget cutbacks and austerity measures in place in Ireland, the government pushes forward to save face by working with philanthropic organizations in the reassembling of "Forum on...more
In a study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, University of North Carolina's team of researchers discovered that preschoolers with autism who have received quality early...more
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) teamed up with Neighborhood House to bring awareness about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and reach out to Hmong and Latino...more
Colorado Springs officials are looking into ways how the city's utilities can be used to improve economic development.
The Colorado Springs City Council notes that it's worth examination, but...more
Njideka U. Harry, a Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, explains how the late South African icon, Nelson Mandela, taught people all over the world about the true meaning of social...more
Dr. Pathik Pathak, lecturer in sociology at the University of Southampton, asserts that social enterprise education will be contributory in addressing social challenges in the future.
An Urban Institute brief report looks at the effects of the Affordable care Act (ACA) on health coverage expansion and uninsurance.
The brief rounds off how states will benefit from the...more
Lisa Doyle, communications and donor relations manager for Bridge Communities, shares how Bridge saw the need to educate school-aged children about poverty and homelessness.
At Bridge, kids get...more
Metro Denver's homeless children will be able to get school supply donations, thanks to the Access Housing in Commerce City who held a donation drive to collect school supplies.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) supports the Obama Administration's "Better Building Challenge" with a $25 million pledge to help multifamily affordable housing owners reduce their...more