Solano Community Foundation recently announced its 2012-13 Education Plus! Mini-Grant Program for Solano County public schools. Available grants up to $1,000 will be awarded to support innovative, studen--based educational projects
Funded projects will be those that enhance learning, aim to improve student achievement, and augment the students' educational experience in the areas of: academic mentoring, financial literacy, performing arts, science and technology, and social media. Read the Entire Article
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The Social Economy Alliance, created by 23 social enterprises, co-operatives and charities, have conducted a poll that shows “clear preference exists for community-owned businesses that reinvest profits, with around half of consumers saying they would switch to one in housing, transport and banking.”