Making a case for impact investing

Impact investing, also known as socially responsible investing, has increased dramatically in the past 20 years rising by 1,000% according to the US SIF Foundation. It is poised to continue a...more

Stephanie Freeth Joins Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
Foundation: Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation has named Stephanie Freeth its new vice president for development and donor services to work closely with president and CEO Cheryl Elliott and and the Foundation's...more

$1.1 Million for Center for Community Progress

The Center for Community Progress has received $1.1 million in grants from the Mott Foundation to aid in their objective of countering problems of blight and dereliction. The center aims to...more

Lack Of Opportunity For Career Growth Driving Premature Resignations In Nonprofits

A question in a Nonprofit Talent Retention Practices survey asks, "What are the primary reasons for voluntary turnover at your organization?" 51 percent of survey takers chose this answer, "Lack...more

$50,000 Grant for Tennessee Schools
Foundation: Verizon Foundation

Ten Tennessee schools has received grants totaling $50,000 from the Verizon Foundation with its project. Through Verizon, the schools will have a resource to...more

Blind DJ Teaching Visually-Impaired Youth to Produce Music

George Quarcoo, a legally blind producer, is helping visually-impaired youth improve their production techniques. Quarcoo has taught himself how to produce music at a young age. Now, at 24, he...more

Student promotes philanthropy through hats and scarves

Purdue University School of Management freshman Jacob Nolley aims to do good through a business that makes headbands, beanie hats, and scarves using an automated version of a hand-cranked knitting...more

Freeport Community Foundation issues timely funding

The Freeport Community Foundation issued its first grants of the decade Monday, March 29, offering crucial assistance to four local programs at a time when decreased donations and delayed state...more

Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln Now Accepts Grant Proposals

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln announced that they are now accepting proposals for three grant cycles. The Community Grants Program will award multiple grant of up to $2,500,...more

University of Rhode Island Seeks $241,000 Repayment

It has recently been reported that The University of Rhode Island is seeking repayment of almost $241,000 from the director of the International Institute of Sport while he is seeking to endow a...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Socially Conscious Cafe Now Serving Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and the World

Socially Conscious Cafe Now Serving Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and the World

Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has popped a new business: Lost + Found Cafe founded by owners, Kane Ryan and Salomeh Jalali.

Jobs in the Social Sector

  Human Services Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Services Jobs

Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs

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