Children & Youth
Civic Engagement & International
News and information on the role that government, small business and the nonprofit sector/philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a community-based resource that educates people how to recognize and respond to someone experiencing a crisis.
According to MHFA National Trainer Rita McElhany,...more
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) supports the Obama Administration's "Better Building Challenge" with a $25 million pledge to help multifamily affordable housing owners reduce their...more
With the prevalence of home foreclosures On Chicago's Southwest side, a unique purchase-and-rehab program is turning the problem into a possible opportunity for Chicago's families.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announces $6 million in funding assistance for six Upper Peninsula and three northern Lower Peninsula counties that received a "state of emergency" due to infrastructure...more
The Helpful Harvest Community Garden is a volunteer-run garden that provides fresh, healthy produce such as vegetables to SMILE's food pantry each year.
SMILE Ecumenical Ministries is a...more
A topic guide on community vitality and rural healthcare centers on how community and economic development can be in line with health services in rural areas and how collaboration between the sectors...more
Sponsored by the Administration for Children and Families, the Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal EHS-Child Care Partnership Grants is providing funds to expand or establish Early Head...more
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has recently signed a new law creating a new classification of healthcare provider, an assistant physician, that will help ease primary care physician shortages in rural...more
Abacus Wealth Partners will provide at least $126 million to impact investments over the next two years, following a White House roundtable on impact investing.
The Abacus initiative is one of the...more
This summer, 650 MLK Summer Scholars participants gather at Boston University's Agganis Arena to take part in personal and professional development workshops that are part of the teen summer jobs...more