News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
A piece in the American Conservative relates the story of the death of a reader's Texas Panhandle town.
Due to a confluence of government policies - from Roosevelt to Reagan, economics and...more
The S&P Dow Jones Indices for the S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index released a data that shows annual growth rate has increased in cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance...more
More business owners are looking at philanthropy not only to bolster company profits, but to also serve in more humanitarian endeavors. Philanthropy is now being added into strategic business models,...more
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
Anke Wessels, the director of the Center for Transformative Action (CTA) at Cornell, will leadCTA's 2nd Annual Social Entrepreneur Institute.
The event will discuss about urban entrepreneurship,...more
The Federal government's response to the 2009 economic slump was the Strengthening Communities Fund (SCF) authorized under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
The second annual Benefit Walk for Homeless Families will be held on Fairgrounds Road, behind Riverside Church in Hamilton on May 3.
The event's participants will be walking to benefit the...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that the Social Security Administration (SSA) can now process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and...more
Wipro Ltd's Azim Premji has taken the philanthropic way in order to increase public shareholding by 25 percent minimum as mandated by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).