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Posted byon July 15, 2013 at 1:30 PM EST
President Obama unveils a new Presidential Memorandum on Expanding National Service that will help tap the full resources of the federal government to provide more opportunities for citizens to engage in service and volunteering.
Posted byon July 10, 2013 at 9:19 AM EST
Pay for Success offers innovative ways 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 June 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM EST
Yesterday, at the G8 Social Impact Investing Forum in London, the Obama Administration launched the National Impact Initiative (NII).
Posted byon April 3, 2013 at 8:04 AM EST
As we look ahead toward a more prosperous future for America and people around the world, we take a moment to honor the achievements of the former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and the memory of all those whose sacrifice enables our work today.
Posted byon March 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM EST
Serving communities since 1994, AmeriCorps volunteers touch the lives of millions. We honor this tradition as we celebrate AmeriCorps Week.
Posted byon February 5, 2013 at 12:48 PM EST
Apply today for a chance to join the White House social media team for the State of the Union.
Posted byon December 7, 2012 at 2:23 PM EST
A new report by the National Economic Council shows that imposing a dollar cap on itemized deductions would effectively eliminate the charitable deduction for up to 13 million households and for as much as 60 percent of currently deductible giving.
Posted byon September 11, 2012 at 5:23 PM EST
When we give our talent and time to help others, we honor the memories of those that were lost and preserve the spirit of solidarity that flourished in the aftermath of the attack.
Posted byon August 16, 2012 at 3:18 PM EST
Recently, the Treasury Department announced $186 million in new CDFI investments to 210 organizations. This represents the largest single announcement of award dollars and award recipients in the history of the CDFI Fund.
Posted byon August 7, 2012 at 5:52 PM EST
The San Diego International Rescue Committee (IRC), the recipient of a Social Innovation Fund grant, helps refugees gain financial stability in their new homes.