The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is accepting applications for a new grant program designed to support underserved small businesses throughout the region. The grant will help Community Development Financial Institutions or CDFIs and other community lending institutions to support these with a special focus.
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has a specific goal: to help black-owned and other underserved businesses develop by providing more flexible and creative capital and technical assistance. Read the Entire Article
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Social enterprise leaders throughout Europe are urging local authorities to use their powers to help the third sector grow. During a two-day European Commission event in Strasbourg, councils in member states are called upon to use a variety of methods to support the sector.