May 06, 2016

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Community development is the process by which civic leaders, activists, local citizens, and professionals improve various aspects of local communities. It empowers individuals with the skills needed to effect change, including building political power and working for a common agenda based on values of fairness, opportunity, and social justice.


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HARTMANN Partners with International Humanitarian Aid Organisation Care for First Social Impact Mission

Published: Apr 20, 2016 – 04:01 PM EST

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - This morning, three employees from HARTMANN's offices in Germany, South Africa and Australia will wake up at nearly 3,000 meters above sea level. Their expedition cements a new, three-year partnership between HARTMANN and leading international humanitarian aid...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Welcomes The Honorable Bryanne A. Hamill to its Board of Directors

Published: Apr 11, 2016 – 11:49 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Apr. 11 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced that the Honorable Bryanne A. Hamill (Retired) has joined the 108-year-old agency's Board of Directors. The retired New York City and State Family Court Judge will...

JPMorgan Chase Awards $1 Million to Small Business and Workforce Programs in New Orleans

Published: Mar 22, 2016 – 05:00 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today announced $1 million in new philanthropic support to spur the growth of small businesses and help more New Orleanians find better jobs through improved workforce training. The firm will be supporting nonprofits that...

Globe Launches Digital Thumbprint Cyber Wellness Advocacy in Partnership with Optus, Singtel

Published: Mar 11, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines, Mar. 11 /CSRwire/ - Globe Telecom has joined forces with Optus and Singtel in launching Digital Thumbprint, an award winning program that teaches the youth to understand the impact of their online behavior and how to be safe and responsible for...

The North Face Announces 2016 Explore Fund Grants Open for Applications

Published: Mar 02, 2016 – 04:05 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - The North Face today announced the 2016 Explore Fund grant-giving program is now open through April 5, 2016 for applications. This year, $500,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations that connect people to the outdoors in meaningful...

American Red Cross Recognizes Cox Automotive for Contribution to Disaster Responder Program

Published: Feb 16, 2016 – 03:25 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 16 /CSRwire/ - The American Red Cross recognized Cox Automotive, which provides digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for the automotive industry, for supporting Red Cross Disaster Relief through the Disaster Responder Program. Members of the Disaster Responder Program...

The Anaheim Union High School District and Union Bank Partner to Open First Anaheim Student-Run Branch

Published: Jan 26, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - Union Bank, in partnership with the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD), today announced the grand opening of the bank's first student-run branch in the city of Anaheim at Loara High School located at 1765 W. Cerritos...

Volunteers to Help Transform Louisiana Community on MLK Day of Service

Published: Jan 15, 2016 – 03:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - In honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 100 AmeriCorps members serving with Rebuilding Together - a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing - and Volunteer Louisiana will perform free critical home...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Names Caroline Gallagher as EVP, Chief Development Officer

Published: Dec 14, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced that Caroline Gallagher has joined the 107-year-old agency as EVP, Chief Development Officer. Gallagher will design, implement and manage all fundraising activities. In this role she will...

Detroit Development Fund, JPMorgan Chase and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce First Loan Recipients of the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund

Published: Dec 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Detroit Development Fund (DDF), JPMorgan Chase Co. and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the first four Detroit-based minority-owned small businesses receiving loans and lines of credit from the Entrepreneurs of Color (EOC) Fund. The lending...

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