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Connecting Passion to the Community: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.23.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

With Christine Valerio's combined passion for graphic design and creating positive change in people's lives, she developed With Me, a system of interactive and conversational games that encourage meaningful interaction between people of all ages.

How a Recession and a Myth Revealed What We Already Knew

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Facing increased demand for services, nonprofits with limited resources did the best they could to stretch those dollars further, and many funders stepped in with emergency stopgap resources to help.

Cliffs, Cuts and Change: Facing Austerity and Crises, Will Philanthropy Adapt or Delay?

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

This is the time for philanthropy and the wider nonprofit community to talk about what we have learned from the recession as a starting point for confronting continued uncertainty and this next set of challenges.

The Immortality Grant

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 10.10.2012 | Weird News
Malcolm Kushner

Woody Allen once said, "I don't believe in an afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear." John Martin Fischer doesn't believe in an afterlife either. But he can afford to bring along an entire wardrobe. The UC-Riverside professor just received $5 million to study the afterlife.

Medicaid: Help in Hard Times

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Medicaid is vital -- it provides hundreds of millions of children who are poor or have disabilities with comprehensive health coverage enabling them to become productive, taxpaying members of society.

Innovators Over 60 Win $100,000 For Contributions To Communities

Evan Allis | Posted 01.07.2012 | Fifty

Each year, social think tank Civic Ventures awards the Purpose Prize to individuals over 60 who are combining their passion and experience for social ...

PHOTOS: 'Badass And Cute': Raul Gonzales Receives Canson Wet Paint Grant

Posted 11.06.2011 | Arts

Via Beautiful/Decay If Raul Gonzalez had a soundtrack to accompany his drawings, it would be a mash up of old Disney movie themes, Death Metal and ...

Lizzie Schiffman

Sick Of Beach Bans? Border Collies To The Rescue!

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

When the Environmental Protection agency announced Monday that they would extend more than $2.6 million in grant funding to the Great Lakes Restoratio...

All the Single Mothers: Winning the Future With Jobs

Jim Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

If single mothers do not receive the tools that they need to provide financially for their families, we certainly cannot expect their children to grow up and meet the demands of a globalized economy.

The GOP Platform: No Muslims, No Mexicans

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Nolan

In 1856, the Grand Old Party was new. It promoted freedom in accordance with the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Today, the party is old, no longer grand and promotes fear.

Colorado Receiving $2.1 Million To Expand Internet Access

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado is receiving about $2.1 million in stimulus money over the next few years for work that could help expand high-speed Internet ...

Beer Metaphor Becomes Frosty-Cold Reality

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama is the first president to not just accept the premise of the "having a beer" test, but to embrace it and turn it into reality.

A Breakthrough in the Presidency! (Now What?)

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

If history is a guide, the breakthrough of having a non-white president should be helpful for the rights of women. Progress happens in spurts.