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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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New York City Establishes Affordable Housing Fund with $2 Million Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

Published: Dec 24, 2018 – 09:42 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 /CSRwire/ - The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announced today the City's Neighborhood Pillars Program with a $2 million commitment from the Wells Fargo Foundation. As...

YourCause, Charity Charge Collaborate to Drive Fundraising Innovation for Nonprofit Partners Through Recurring Credit Card Purchases

Published: Dec 20, 2018 – 05:53 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - YourCause, the leader in global enterprise philanthropic technology, and Charity Charge, the exclusive provider of Mastercard credit cards capable of automatically earning tax-deductible cash donations for the cardholder's preferred charity, have partnered to drive fundraising innovation for...

Smithfield Foods Donates $15,000 to Help Build Outdoor Amphitheater

Published: Dec 13, 2018 – 02:15 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the...

Subaru Helps Save the Lives of Pets During 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show

Published: Nov 30, 2018 – 10:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Through a partnership with Best Friends Animal Society's No Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) initiative, the adoption...

Mohawk Group and Groundswell Unveil smartflower™ Solar Energy Unit at North Carolina School

Published: Nov 30, 2018 – 09:59 AM EST

EDEN, N.C., Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Mohawk Group and nonprofit Groundswell have teamed up to locate a new smartflower™ solar energy unit near three Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina-a project that will bring the benefits of clean solar power to the area,...

DICK’S Sporting Goods and the DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation “Give the Gift of Sport” This Holiday Season With More Than $6 Million Going to Support Youth Sports Teams

Published: Nov 27, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - Today on Giving Tuesday, DICK'S Sporting Goods and The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation, announced a $6 million commitment to support youth sports teams in need. Since 2014, DICK'S and the DICK'S Foundation have committed over $55 million and...

Benevity Data Shows #GivingTuesday Activates First-Time Givers

Published: Nov 26, 2018 – 09:35 AM EST

CALGARY, AB, Nov. 26 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that among its enterprise clients, nearly half of all employees who donated or volunteered through Benevity for the first time on...

Hanes Launches 2018 National Sock Drive to Help the Homeless

Published: Nov 21, 2018 – 11:22 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - Simple things can bring great comfort to those living without shelter. That is why America's No. 1 basic apparel, underwear and sock brand is donating 225,000 pairs of socks to organizations fighting homelessness across the United States...

National Grid, City of Schenectady Begin Work on Smart City Streetlight Initiative

Published: Nov 21, 2018 – 11:18 AM EST

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - National Grid and the City of Schenectady have begun work that will transform the municipality into a "smart city" by deploying advance street lighting technology. The work will start on Union Street between North College Street and...

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrate My.Future Week With $1 Million Red Nose Day Grant

Published: Nov 19, 2018 – 10:15 AM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Boys & Girls Clubs of America today announced a $1 million grant from Red Nose Day to expand digital literacy skills to thousands more youth nationwide through the My.Future digital literacy program. The announcement comes as Boys &...

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