12-Point Plan to Tackle Climate Emergency

According to the Scottish Government, a 12-point plan of steps is created by business leaders and environmentalists that will address climate change.

The Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG), in line with experts' warnings, stated that the plan of action was needed to ensure temperatures did not rise 1.5C above pre-industrial levels because there were just 12 years left to avoid breaching that.

The CERG proposes steps such as signalling that every city centre in Scotland will be vehicle emission free by 2030 and enhancing building standards to deliver zero-carbon homes and buildings.

The 12 proposals also include the creation of a £100 million Agricultural Modernisation fund and accelerating Scotland's energy efficiency retrofit scheme. Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

America's Urban/Rural Divide

In a conversation with Tara Westover, author of the best-selling 2018 memoir, Educated, Jeffrey Goldberg dives into the issues surrounding cultural separation and mutual misunderstanding in...more

What Does an Anchor Mission Require? Universities Search for Answers
Foundation: Teagle Foundation

Steve Dubb, senior editor for NonProfit Quarterly (NPQ), tackles institutions that have anchor missions. He writes that today's anchor institutions are already widely accepted and provides examples,...more

Anchor Institutions, Community Development & Neighborhood Stabilization

This LISC research report provides evidence about the impact of investments, and the work of both community organizations and "anchor institutions." The report lists urban places and diverse...more

The Leverage Gained From Investing in Rural America

Suzanne Anarde, outgoing vice president and director of Rural LISC, writes in an essay for Shelterforce stating to look at the impact of investing in rural community development on its own...more

Facebook Pledges $150 Million to Bay’s Future Fund and Affordable Housing
Foundation: San Francisco Foundation

Facebook commits $150 Million to Bay's Future Fund. LISC will help put these dollars to work promoting affordable housing development in the San Francisco Bay Area. The commitment from Facebook...more

A Community Rises in a Historic Albuquerque Neighborhood

Nonprofit Quarterly launches the second season of its Remaking the Economy webinar series. Each webinar will focus on a specific region or community. This webinar features the 501c3 nonprofit,...more

Changing Health by Changing the Community

In an op-ed for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones and Howard Kern, president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare, describe how their new $100 million investment will take aim at the...more

The Struggle for the Land in America's Black Belt

In an NPR (Nonprofit Quarterly) essay based on a talk delivered to the 2018 fellowship class of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) at Penn Center in St. Helena Island, South...more

Community Land Trust Movement Imagines Its Future

An article being co-published by NPQ and Shelterforce addresses the support for civil rights, community land ownership through land trusts and public land banks as well as the shift in leadership to...more

Augmented Reality and the Future of Cities
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Niantic Inc. shared the outcomes of the first ever symposium, "Augmenting Cities: A Playful Path to Community," hosted in partnership with the Knight Foundation to leverage the latest Augmented...more







Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



A Place for Grace – A Social Enterprise Boutique


A Place for Grace – A Social Enterprise Boutique

A Place for Grace, founded by Robin Nash and Mary Vivo, is a social enterprise boutique that will open in Midtown Fort Collins.




Human Services Jobs

  Social Work Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2019 Copyright Michael Saunders