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Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 7:00 PM EST
The Promotores program links at-risk youth with counselors who help young people navigate issues like poverty, unemployment, and lack of affordable housing.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 11:45 AM EST
The Social Innovation Fund invests money in nonprofits and foundations so they can accelerate the work of high-impact organizations like the Year Up program and replicate their approaches in new localities and markets.
Posted byon May 4, 2012 at 4:02 PM EST
Jonathan Greenblatt, Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, explains a proposed rule that would make it easier for philanthropies to make Program Related Investments.
Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 9:47 AM EST
Naila Bolus, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jumpstart, one of the largest part-time AmeriCorps programs, explains that investing in early education is investing in the future.
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 7:30 PM EST
The City of Salisbury transformed two neglected blocks of South Shaver Street and is an honoree for the Make A Difference Day city awards.
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM EST
In 2011, over 600 volunteers beautified 80 sites in one day and due to their efforts, Jersey City is an honoree for the Make A Difference Day city awards.
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 6:45 PM EST
The Department of Labor recognizes that active volunteering can help expand opportunity for unemployed individuals by enabling them to develop and maintain skills, expand their professional networks, and enhance their resumes while helping in their community.
Posted byon April 18, 2012 at 2:36 PM EST
Neha Gupta, a 15-year-old from Pennsylvania who built a library for underprivileged youth, is a national honoree for the Make A Difference Day awards
Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 2:45 PM EST
Christopher Gergen discusses the positive impacts of volunteering on individuals and society as a whole.
Posted byon April 16, 2012 at 12:54 PM EST
Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, kicks off National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize the extraordinary benefits of service to individuals, communities, and our nation.