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Posted byon February 25, 2014 at 12:42 PM EST
The Social Innovation Fund announces its fourth open competition, making available $65.8 million in grant funding for intermediary organizations that want to accelerate the growth of effective, evidence-based community solutions.
Posted byon February 17, 2014 at 7:01 PM EST
The Governor’s Council on National Service will engage leaders from state agencies, higher education, and the private sector to make recommendations on how to expand national service and volunteer opportunities in Iowa.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 2:02 PM EST
The Administration is undertaking a targeted effort to support the needs of Holocaust survivors living in the United States.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM EST
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to improving the world in which he lived—and challenged the rest of us to do the same. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will honor his legacy as hundreds of thousands of Americans pay tribute by serving their communities.
Posted byon December 17, 2013 at 4:06 PM EST
Well-conducted randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are widely regarded as the most scientifically-credible means of evaluating the impact of programs operating at scale. That’s why we’re excited about a competition the nonprofit, nonpartisan Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy is running, with funding from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Posted byon November 26, 2013 at 12:25 PM EST
#GivingTuesday is a worldwide effort to raise awareness and motivate action for the common good.
Posted byon November 25, 2013 at 2:58 PM EST
Last Monday, in the midst of National Entrepreneurship Month and as countries around the world celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week, the USAID and the Government of Sweden rolled out a new $15 million competition to support entrepreneurs who are strengthening global food security through market-based solutions that reduce water scarcity in the food supply chain.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 10:15 AM EST
Pay for Success is an innovative approach for the government to partner with philanthropic and private investors to fund proven and promising practices, significantly enhancing the return on taxpayer investments.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 8:36 AM EST
Leaders all over the country have stepped up and provided opportunities for America's youth to find jobs.
Posted byon July 15, 2013 at 2:30 PM EST
President Obama and former President George H.W. Bush honor the recipients of the 5,000th Daily Point of Light award, and President Obama announces plans to establish an interagency task to expand national service.