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Queen City Forward Helps Social Entrepreneursí Ideas Come Into Fruition
Queen City Forward is a nonprofit hub that boosts the creation and impact of social entrepreneurs and social ventures. The hub seeks to help social entrepreneurs make their projects possible. One...more

Social Entrepreneur Launches App about Forgiveness That Could Shape New Ukraine
Mikhail Stepanskiy, a 33-year-old social entrepreneur raised in Kiev, launched a kid's app that teaches about forgiveness. The app was launched just days before the tumultuous day of violent...more

Jeff Papows on Quantitative Philanthropy
Former Lotus CEO and one of the most influential IT thought leaders, Dr. Jeff Papows, is also a supporter of charity. As a board member of Children's Wish Foundation International, he makes clear...more

Angel Investor Ron Conway Targets Homelessness
Angel investor Ron Conway announces that his association of San Francisco-based tech companies will make Project Homeless Connect its philanthropy focus for the year. company tech...more

Dealings for Ecnomic Development Need To Benefit All Angles
Dealings regarding economic development need to compensate for themselves. In brief, these economic development deals must present greater opportunities to significantly impact lives. The...more

Contra Costa County Groups Receive Funding for Human Trafficking Victims
Two Contra Costa County organizations have been recently handed out $700,000 in federal funds to support victims of violence and human trafficking. The $400,000 of the grant will go to the Contra...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

Experts Encourage Diabetics to Embrace Healthy Living
According to new research findings found in the Clinical Oral Investigations, health coaching is an intervention measure which enables diabetics adopt a healthier lifestyle. Lead researcher Lone...more

North Dakota Tribes To Get Economic Development Grants
North Dakota's Three Affiliated Tribes will receive a total of $48,500 in federal economic development grants. The grants aim to spur development and implementation of a comprehensive economic...more

CLASP reports that the number of children, from infancy to five years of age, living in poverty in the United States has been increasing. Nearly 6 million young children are living in poor...more

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