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At the Department of Human Services' Victorian Not for Profit Summit, led by Head of Enterprise Support and Investment at Social Traders Libby Ward Christie, it collected founders of Victorian...more
According to a new study by University of Missouri, prosocial behaviors, or actions intended to help others, may prevent youth from associating with deviant peers, and making the youth less likely 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.
Three regional groups in West Virginia have been provided $70,000 each in Economic Development Administration grants for initiatives that support job creation.
Grant recipients include Region VII...more
William Schambra, writer for Nonprofit Quarterly, declares that what the world of foundations and nonprofits need is a head-to-head exchange of ideas to give way for critical thinking.
The "Opportunities for the Dutch Social Enterprise Sector" report featured the growing social enterprise models in the Netherlands.
Glimpses of changes in social innovation are seen in the...more
The effect of the federal budget cut, or sequestration for that matter, would have only a slight effect on Oregon, at least for most of its residents.
The Social Security and Medicare benefits are...more
Seniors rely on government-funded services such as free rides, hot meals and caregiver "companions".
But the recent federal budget cuts put those services on hold, which are key to independent...more
Two food and nutrition programs are being announced to increase New Yorkers' access to farmers markets' produce and foster healthy eating.
The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program is being...more