Community Development Grant News

Selected community development grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Creatively Advocating for Change Through Art

Vancouver Island University's (VIU's) new Canada Research Chair (Tier 2), Professor Dr. Amanda Wager hopes to create a collaborative and creative community research initiative for upcoming youth...more

Artists Find Inspiration in a Perfect Environment for Creative Ideas

The Xinqiao Art Zone of Songjiang District is being seen as the ideal environment for art, design and creativity among 100 artists and art institutions, thus becoming the city's largest base for the...more

Sustainable Community Initiative Endorsed by EIT InnoEnergy

Renault is collaborating with EIT InnoEnergy, the EU's innovation arm supporting sustainable energy, to formally endorse the sustainable community initiative, FeliZiudad. FeliZiudad was launched...more

$1 M Impact Investment to Revitalize Neighborhoods Through the Arts
Foundation: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Atlanta-based Souls Grown Deep Community Partnership (SGDCP) has recently announced that it will be committing $1,000,000 to impact investments. The partnership is the sister organization to...more

Diversity Fosters Creativity: Building a Creative Community for Los Angeles

Second Home cofounders, Rohan Silva and Sam Aldenton are collaborating with Madrid-based architects Selgascano to finish a new 90,000-square-foot Hollywood outpost. Rohan talks with ArchDaily...more

Helping Communities Tackle the Housing Crisis

The Community Land Trust (CLT), a type of community-led housing, set up and run by ordinary people to develop and manage homes or assets, is now in its tenth year. CLTs are charitable...more

Oxford Researchers Look to Tackle Multidimensional Poverty

The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) researchers launched a multidimensional poverty index, the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index (bMPI). OPHI decided to spin out...more

Spreading Innovation in Equitable Contracting

The participants of the newest City Accelerator cohort was recently announced at the Governing Summit on Performance and Innovation. City participants include: Boston, Cleveland, El Paso,...more

Atlanta Proposes Affordable Housing Action Plan

A City of Atlanta Housing Affordability Plan was recently unveiled by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. The Plan was a collaborative effort that acts as a roadmap to increase the number of residents who...more

5 Examples of Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

The Borgen Project recently shares five examples of social entrepreneurship in developing countries. According to the blog, social entrepreneurs in developing countries are helping create jobs...more






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New UK Research Body to Drive Progress in Social Investment


New UK Research Body to Drive Progress in Social Investment

The government-backed Social Investment Research Council is newly formed to hatch practical insights into social investment market products, and the investors needed to finance them.




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