A quiet new housing development fifteen miles north of Fort Myers, Florida could mark the future of suburban living and community, finding the sweet spot between Flintstone and Jetson life......

While we've been centralizing power more and more, Britain has been taking a page from our original book of federalism through its City Deals program, much to the delight of legendary burgs like

For years the Points of Light Foundation has been highlighting major corporations that are doing the right things by our communities. Check out this year's honorees and past winners for inspiration......

Community Votes is demonstrating how non-profits who deliver services directly to the underserved can dramatically increase their participation in the electoral process......

One of our smallest nations has one of the biggest footprints/capita in cyberspace. Take a whirlwind tour of the country that may be providing a preview of the future of governments planet-wide......

What if we just gave the poor money instead of creating programs to help them? GiveDirectly has been doing just that for more than a decade with surprising results...

In Pittsburgh, PA, Landforce is reaching out to those returning from incarceration, people recovering from substance abuse and others struggling to get a foothold in the job market to develop fresh gr...

The Participatory Budgeting Project engages more than 300,000 citizens in 22 cities deciding how to spend more than $230M in public monies on hundreds of community projects across the U.S......

The denizens of one of America's hottest cities band together to make life in the land of the sun more bearable, modeling an innovative all-in approach that could become a standard nationwide......

With twice as many followers as residents, and an overall reach of 25M, the small city of Roanoke, Virgina (pop. 90,000) has taken civic engagement viral, and done it with an in-house staff of one...

Rural-Urban Connections Strategy and Center of the American West find ways we can all live, even work together, at least sometimes with a smile......

Social Finance is bringing together local governments, non-profits, tech companies, and impact investors to create new programs with a catch: either the program works, or no one gets paid......

At the US epicenter of the greatest global threat, the collaboration between four counties in southeast Florida is providing a potential regional model for dealing with climate change, not only in the...

A community-based enterprise created by nonprofit Hacienda, Verde is partnering with the city of Portland on a model that fuses green infrastructure with building community wealth, offering people wit...