In Chicago, Urban Partnership is working to create job opportunities in low-income communities so that the money can stay vested in the areas where it is needed most. NextCity reports that this effort is having an impact on gang violence in the city.
Opportunities in New York,NY; Chicago,IL; Washington, DC; Salt Lake City, UT; and Orono, ME
This week, nominations open for the Eleventh Annual Native Awards. Florida Community Loan Fund (FCLF) invests $1.6MM in a Florida food bank to benefit 100 schools and 400 human service agencies in four Florida counties.