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27 March 2020
Portland, Oregon, United States
A growing countywide effort in Oregon is serving as somewhat of a lifeline for restaurants threatened by coronavirus closures. Businesses are keeping on or rehiring some of their employees to make food for individuals...
24 March 2020
Wooster, Ohio, United States
Under 800 Words
In Wayne County, the local Wayne County Community Foundation teamed up with other local private foundations to establish the Wayne County Emergency Response Fund, which provides money and support to nonprofit organiza...
19 March 2020
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Milwaukee's nonprofits serving youth are finding new ways to check in and connect with their students as the coronavirus rules out the possibility for in-person afterschool programming. “Social distancing doesn’t mean...
Boise State Public Radio (KBSX)
Rachel D. Cohen
18 March 2020
Boise, Idaho, United States
Under 3 Minutes
Food pantries in Idaho have successfully adapted to a higher demand while abiding by the new social distance norms. Prior to the outbreak of coronavirus, the pantry was set up like a grocery store and individuals brow...
18 March 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Serenity Soular is a worker-owned cooperative that installs solar panels in an affordable way, focusing on communities of color in North Philadelphia. They employ local residents through an apprenticeship program, tra...
3 March 2020
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Low-income families in Sante Fe, New Mexico now have access to a soccer club thanks to a group of parents who took it upon themselves to fundraise and create the opportunity for children who would otherwise not be abl...
14 February 2020
A Catholic high school in Ontario is leading Canada's efforts to use restorative justice and mediation strategies in the classroom. The school has found that students who go through this process often don't get in tro...
14 February 2020
Seattle, Washington, United States
Under 800 Words
The City of Seattle partnered with Zillow to create a searchable database of affordable vacant rental units. Case managers are using the tool to get homeless residents into housing.
4 February 2020
Minnesota, United States
A nonprofit community land trust has helped increase the supply of affordable housing in Minnesota by buying the land beneath houses to subsidize homeownership. By owning the land and covering construction and repair ...
3 February 2020
A nonprofit in India is training victims of sexual assault and trafficking to work as lawyers and seek justice for themselves or others. The program offers both counseling and rehabilitation services and formal legal ...
29 January 2020
College Park, Georgia, United States
Collaborations can breathe new life into community churches. In College Park, Georgia, the College Park First United Methodist Church entered into a partnership with PushPush, a theater nonprofit formerly located in t...
28 January 2020
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Under 800 Words
Nonprofits and city governments are looking to abandoned homes and vacant lots as a potential source of land on which to build affordable housing.
17 January 2020
Nonprofits in Nepal have turned to social enterprise to provide a source of income for the people they typically serve through donations. The enterprise operations help them raise more funding for their projects and r...
6 January 2020
Using role-playing techniques, a new program places future health workers in the shoes of people who face accessibility barriers. The program is intended to show students how simple tasks like going to the grocery sto...
26 December 2019
Nduru Beach, Kenya
Along Kenya's Lake Victoria, the practice of jaboya - where fishermen guarantee that day's catch to a woman fish trader in exchange for sexual favors - is all too common, in part due to a lack of economic opportunity ...
23 December 2019
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Fugees Academy, with schools in Ohio and Georgia, offers specialized and trauma-informed instruction for refugee students. The school aims to get students up to speed with accelerated English instruction.
7 December 2019
Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania
Over 3000 Words
A private healthcare facility in Romania is helping to bring specialty surgeries to the region's children by arranging for doctors from other parts of the nation and world to convene on a rotating, but regular, basis....
5 December 2019
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Under 800 Words
With a decrease in government aid for refugee resettlement programs in recent years, nonprofits and other groups have stepped up to fill the gap. In Cleveland, Refugee Response offers in-home tutoring, a program for h...
4 December 2019
New York, New York, United States
Evaluating evidence of an organization’s impact informs charitable giving. Ratings organizations like ImpactMatters and Charity Navigator provide transparency to donors by reporting on the effectiveness of charities a...
3 December 2019
Over 15 Minutes
In Uganda, which has high youth unemployment rates, schools are starting to incorporate entrepreneurship lessons into traditional curricula to prepare students for life and an unstable job market after school.
The Philadelphia Citizen
2 December 2019
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
A Boston nonprofit is transforming vacant properties into free community spaces. Now, Philadelphia is considering opening up similar "public parks inside."
28 November 2019
Sebaste, Antique, Philippines
In order to protect the endangered rufous-headed hornbill, endemic to the islands of Antique and Negros in the Philippines, an organization has teamed up with local schools to extend its conservation efforts. Each sch...
25 November 2019
The Minsk-based organization Radislava runs a house for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse. In a culture and a country that have yet to protect survivors of abuse, this house runs on privacy and an...
22 November 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Coaching in strategic partnership allows arts nonprofits to build their capacity. Based in Minneapolis, Artspace offers its capacity-building workshop program, Immersion, to nonprofits in several cities, in including ...
20 November 2019
Denmark has developed an effective model for children's homes centered around community, safety, and low staff turnover. Could the setup work in the United Kingdom?
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