News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Pierce county volunteers has recently conducted a homelessness survey to paint a more definitive picture of what the county needs to do to address this concern.
Volunteers ask the homeless to...more
According to a new University of Michigan research, texting may be good for your health and may reduce the risk for Type 2 diabetes.
A Txt4health program launched in Detroit and Cincinnati is an...more
Meredith Ramirez Talusan, co-founder and director of the Ricefield Collective, earned a handful of insight and experience through her Kickstarer-backed social enterprise.
The Ricefield Collective...more
A National Institutes of Health-supported study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that length of time a young adult is obese is linked with the development of silent...more
U.S. Representative for New York, Nydia Velazquez, addressed the importance of the House Democrats Economic Agenda for Women and Families, "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" to small businesses...more
It has recently been reported that a new study from the University of Michigan has found that children who are allergic to eggs can now safely receive a single dose of seasonal influenza vaccine to...more
The Building Dreams for Marines, a nonprofit organization, is helping renovate a World War II veteran's home.
WWII Gunnery Sgt. Bernie Ruchin, who tore four tendons and is currently going through...more
Wealthy young entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area are giving back to society through results-driven platforms instead of the usual fundraising philanthropy to support arts and cultural...more
Haere Whakamua, an indigenous social enterprise program, gathers support from the Auckland Council and the University of Auckland Business School to release potential business opportunities in both...more
The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation has developed the community Growth Initiative (CGI) program to facilitate economic development in the region.
The CGI incorporates an Asset-Based...more