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San Marcos Seeks Community Development Grants
San Marcos city has recently announced that they are now accepting applications for the Community Development Block Grant Funding. Applications are said to be accepted starting on February 1 up to...more



Planting Seed Spots to Help Social Entrepreneurs Bring Ideas To Life
A Phoenix, AZ-based organization, Seed Spot, works to assist social entrepreneurs in bringing their ideas to fruition. Seed Spot provides social entrepreneurs the necessary tools, financial...more

13 Bold Progressive Ideas for NYC in 2013
The Coalition for the Homeless joined forces with more than 30 other organizations and signed up on the Progressive Caucus of the City Council to launch the "13 Bold Progressive Ideas for NYC in...more

Aerobic Exercise May Better Improve Insulin Sensitivity and Reduce Fats among Obese Teen Girls
A new study, "Aerobic Exercise But Not Resistance Exercise Reduces Intrahepatic Lipid Content and Visceral Fat and Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Obese Adolescent Girls," finds that obese teen...more

How Technology Influences Philanthropy
Gena Rotstein of Dexterity Consulting and Calgary Herald contributing author presents a view on how technology is being used to influence and benefit the philanthropic industry. Rotstein states...more

Slack-Spined Social Venture Model of Philanthropy
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

SNAP Enrollment Does Not Mean Enhanced Food Security or Dietary Quality
According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, SNAP could do more to sufficiently address the problem of food insecurity and dietary quality SNAP beneficiaries...more

Classroom Dialog May Ignite Students\
In a study entitled, "The Dialogic Video Cycle as Teacher Professional Development Model to Foster Classroom Dialogue: Conceptualization and Implementation Findings," TUM School of Education...more

Kogi Governor Sanctions LG Officials to Take Community Development Seriously
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi goads 21 local government officials to adopt Community-Driven Development (CDD) management strategy to accelerate community development during the inauguration of his two...more

Seven Tips for Impassioned Social Entrepreneurs
Prerna Sinha, Audience Development staff at Forbes, dishes seven simple tips for would-be social entrepreneurs. Sinha chats with social entrepreneur and Move for Hunger founder Adam Lowy who...more






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Students and Social Enterprises


Students and Social Enterprises

Two students interested and engaged with the social enterprise movement speak about their experiences:




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