Community Development Grant News

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

The Role of Philanthropy in Advancing Equity in the Arts
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Bush Foundation, New York Community Trust

Maurine Knighton, program director for the arts at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and Kerry McCarthy, vice president for philanthropic initiatives for The New York Community Trust, write how...more

LISC Invests $1M in SustainVC Impact Investing Fund

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has committed to invest $1 million in SustainVC Impact Fund II, a $25 million fund supporting early-stage companies focused on social and...more

The Role of Entrepreneurship In Ending Poverty And Homelessness

Devin Thorpe, author, educator and speaker, writes about the role of entrepreneurship in ending poverty and homelessness in-line with his 80-minute hosted podcast. Thorpe points out that The idea...more

New Census Data Shows Widening Gap Between Income and Rents

Alicia Mazzara, senior research analyst, discusses a new Census data that shows the widening gap between median renter income and median rent where the data underscores the continued need for...more

Skoll Randomised Coffee Trials

Oxford's Said Business School (SBS) is launching Skoll Randomised Coffee Trials, which is aimed at helping people meet a potential co-founder, mentor or life-long friend within the Oxford...more

This Fashion Entrepreneur Moved From L.A. to a Navajo Reservation

Fashion entrepreneur Amy Yeung moved her LA-based online apparel business Orenda Tribe to live on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico, among the indigenous sewers, jewelry makers, and artisans who...more

Lessons from Latin America in Sustainable Development
Foundation: Skoll Foundation

Skoll Foundation revisits a conversation they had with Sean McKaughan, who chairs the board of Fundacion Avina, at the Skoll World Forum several years ago. According to McKaughan, lack of...more

Innovative Southern California Businesses Address Homelessness

According to a 2019 point-in-time count, there are more than 612 unsheltered homeless individuals in the Coachella Valley. A Southern California company, Renova Energy, has handed out a few dozen...more

+Acumen - World-Classes to Drive Social Change

+Acumen, an initiative of Acumen, aims to provide anyone, anywhere the skills and community to drive social change. +Acumen is a global team composed of educators, innovators, entrepreneurs,...more

City Intelligence Lab Will Support Urban Planning Innovation and Collaboration

The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)'s Centre for Energy has introduced its first City Intelligence Lab, which is based in Vienna. The City Intelligence Lab seeks to become an international...more






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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.




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