Latest Nonprofit business and finance News

Powell meets a changed economy: Fewer workers, higher prices

Sep. 24, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Restaurant and hotel owners struggling to fill jobs. Supply-chain delays forcing up prices for small businesses. Unemployed Americans unable to find work even with job openings at a record high. Those and other disruptions to the U.S. economy —...

State cultural, arts organizations share $1M in funding

Sep. 20, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More than 100 cultural, humanities and arts nonprofits in Rhode Island are sharing nearly $1 million in federal funds to help them survive and recover from the coronavirus pandemic, officials anounced Monday. The money administered by the RI...

Nonprofit exec, council president to vie for Cleveland mayor

Sep. 15, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A nonprofit executive and the City Council president will face off in November to determine who will succeed Cleveland's longtime mayor. According to unofficial results, Justin Bibb received 27% of the vote and Council President Kevin Kelley 19% on...

Bibb leads, ex-mayor concedes, in Cleveland mayoral primary

Sep. 15, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nonprofit executive Justin Bibb had a lead Tuesday night in Cleveland’s mayoral primary race, which narrowed a field of seven candidates to two, according to unofficial election results. With 100% of precincts reporting, Bibb had the unofficial lead...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 08, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

Tampa Bay Times. September 2, 2021. Editorial: Florida should brace for a Texas-style attack on women’s reproductive rights ‘The misogyny rippling through this law is staggering.’ At midnight Sept. 1, the constitutional...

Ford, Robert Wood Johnson foundations fund tenant clout

Aug. 18, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

Two of the nation’s wealthiest foundations have created a new $7.5 million fund to help give tenants more say in housing matters, as millions of Americans struggle to make rent and face possible eviction as a result of the pandemic. The HouseUS Fund, supported by the...

Louisiana program offers aid to nonprofits, small businesses

Aug. 15, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Charities, faith-based organizations, other nonprofit agencies and small businesses can start submitting applications Monday for grants of up to $25,000 in coronavirus relief aid set aside by state lawmakers. The Louisiana Department of Revenue...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Aug. 13, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

Portland Press Herald. August 8, 2021. Editorial: Return to full-time school is something for Maine to celebrate Mask requirements should not detract from a positive development for families and the economy. There’s no shortage...

West Virginia nonprofit gets funds to boost vaccine efforts

Aug. 12, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A nonprofit group on Thursday was awarded $3.5 million in funding to boost COVID-19 testing and vaccine efforts in West Virginia, in addition to addressing HIV and substance abuse prevention. The grant given to the Community Education Group by...

Comfort food: Nonprofit gives Americans 100K free lasagnas

Aug. 10, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

On a recent summer morning, Lynn Hirsch was determined as she packed the back of her gray SUV with 20 aluminum pans of lasagna. The retiree was on a mission: Drive nearly 70 miles from her suburb of Atlanta to two rural Georgia towns and get the hearty dishes into the hands of people who...