News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In a statement by Department of Health and Human services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, October marks the National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Sebelius says that this is the month to be...more
A free brownfields seminar will be held at the Convention Hall on Wednesday. Brownfields are abandoned or unused industrial or commercial sites that can be re-developed.
Through its CHSR and its...more
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is currently seeking volunteer advocates or abused and neglected children in the Green Bay area.
CASA volunteer advocates are sometimes referred to as the...more
A bill passed by the Utah House will enable Utah employers who hire homeless people to have a limited number of tax credits.
Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City backed the HB140 bill, where...more
A new study conducted by the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (CIHM) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center shows that teachers who undergo mindfulness training were able to...more
No major Social Security policy changes have shown since the last update. However, there's a slower growth in Medicare's total benefits.
The numbers documented in the Urban Institute's report...more
The city of Albany has recently held an ceremony to recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations who have helped in keeping the area beautiful and in top shape.
Westover Animal Hospital...more
Social enterprise Jolkona co-founder, Adnan Mahmud, intends to empower a new generation of philanthropists.
Aiming to inspire and provide guidance to aspiring entrepreneurs and philanthropists,...more
Volunteering not only aids in gaining new skills and experiences, it also grows a resume.
Many volunteer opportunities are being offered by nonprofits and charities. Volunteer work is also being...more
Mathematica conducted a national evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) for the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences and found that after the first year, two key...more