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Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation Announces $2.1 Million in Grants

Posted: Jan 22, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Twenty-Eight Nonprofit Organizations and Local Governments Across Illinois Receive Funds

New Alliance Formed to Develop Successful Partnerships Between Foreign Investors and Community-based Organizations in China.

Posted: Jan 21, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Visible Hand, Inc. (VH) has formed a partnership with Beijing-based Clear Thinking (CT) to help corporate clients do business in China, while providing new funding/investment channels and capacity-building services to local community-based organizations (CBOs). Visible Hand currently assists corporations identify and select social...

Early New Year's Celebration for Struggling Small Businesses

Posted: Dec 26, 2001 – 11:00 PM EST

World Vision, through its American Families Assistance Fund, is collaborating with micro-lender ACCION New York's American Dream Fund to help small business owners who do not qualify for other emergency loans or are in immediate need for cash to stay in business. "Many...

CityKi Chooses Netkey for Innovative Kiosk Program for Inner-City Residents

Posted: Dec 03, 2001 – 11:00 PM EST

Netkey Inc., the leading provider of enterprise solutions for self-service systems, today announced that CityKi has chosen Netkey software to power its network of free-standing computer kiosks that connect inner-city residents with suburban-brand retailers and quality services via the Internet. CityKi intends to...

STARBRIGHT's General H. Norman Schwarzkopf And Ronald McDonald House Charities® Unveil Innovative Interactive Healthcare Programs For Seriously Ill Children

Posted: Nov 26, 2001 – 11:00 PM EST

STARBRIGHT Explorer Series CD-ROMs Provide Children an Opportunity to Learn About Medical Conditions and Procedures in a Fun and Engaging Way

Calvert Gives 1st Annual Corporate Citizenship Award to American Express Small Business Services

Posted: Nov 08, 2001 – 11:00 PM EST

"Community Business Card an innovation of micro-enterprise support"

New Service Created to Empower Companies to Be Good Corporate Citizens

Posted: Oct 24, 2001 – 12:00 AM EST

Visible Hand Promotes International Social Investment While Preserving the Bottom Line

CityKi Seeks to Break Down Internet- and Retail-Access Barriers for Inner-City Residents through Free Web Kiosks

Posted: Oct 24, 2001 – 12:00 AM EST

FleetBoston Financial Early Supporter of Initiative

U.S. Representative Sonny Callahan Joins Local Partners to Announce New $10 Million Energy Efficient Mortgage Pilot; Initiative Promotes Affordable, Environmentally-Friendly Housing in Alabama

Posted: Oct 01, 2001 – 12:00 AM EST

U.S. Representative Sonny Callahan (R-AL) today joined Alabama housing and environmental leaders to announce a new $10 million commitment designed to help home buyers realize the benefits of more energy-efficient housing. Mitchell Homes, Colonial Bank, Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA),...

Non-Profit-Corporate Partnership Launches Program to Develop Affordable Housing in Houston

Posted: Sep 27, 2001 – 12:00 AM EST

Avenue Community Development Corp., PMI Mortgage Insurance Co., and Southwest Bank of Texas dedicated the first home in their collaboration to develop affordable housing in the Near Northside area. The program combines Avenue CDC's Move Home with PMI's Gateway Cities Initiative and is...



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