News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) presents additional and supportive healthful provisions, nutrition education, and recommendations to other health,...more
In a recent census, the number of homeless veterans has declined. However, veterans seeking better employment opportunities find it difficult to land good jobs.
Due to lack of quality jobs,...more
As part of a mission to end homelessness among veterans in 2015, the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program provides $825 monthly vouchers to veterans who do not have a place to...more
A West-Central Minnesota homeless coalition taps into a $100 million state grant to address homelessness in the area and build affordable housing.
According to Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional...more
The Enhancing Civil Society Participation in Local Government for Community Development Safety Project bags a total of $6.5 million to boost participation of civil society in local...more
President Barack Obama has recently signed a $16.3 billion bill in an effort to renew the troubled Veterans Affairs Department. The President claimed that the country had a "sacred duty" to protect...more
In collaboration with social entrepreneurs, local officials in Maree take action for the benefit of the Irish society. Three particular Irish "solution makers" are One Foundation, Ashoka and Social...more
A new study shows that chronic childhood asthma is the likely result of being exposed to too much traffic air pollution on busy highways. Traffic pollution was viewed to only trigger asthma...more
The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the expansion of the Impact Fund, which was launched in 2011 as a five-year, $1 billion pilot initiative to capitalize investment funds that aim...more