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2011-04-19 07:45:00

LODI, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi continues to support Giving through Growing (GTG) - a partnership with the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) dedicated to developing and enriching communities through gardening of fresh foods.

2011-04-14 08:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), announced that Chris Clifford is Virginia's 2011 Cox Conserves Hero.

2011-04-14 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the United States Botanic Garden, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) today announced a multi-year community outreach initiative, GRO1000, that will result in the creation of at least 1,000 community gardens and green spaces by 2018, the company's 150th anniversary. "There are benefits that only a garden can provide, and we're honored to help bring some of these benefits to neighborhoods, schools and communities," said Jim Hagedorn,...

2011-04-13 15:13:47

Major philanthropic foundations in global health, which often influence and shape the international global health agenda, have links with food and pharmaceutical corporations that could constitute a conflict of interest to the foundations' philanthropic work.

2011-03-16 00:00:29

Bridging the Gaps with the New Metrics of Relative Influence and Sentiment Analysis, Soovox Puts Together a Jigsaw Puzzle for the Evolving Influence Measurement Industry San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Soovox announced that it has launched a fresh Influence measuring site, http://SocialIQ.co/, a spin-off application from soovox.com to measure users' online social influence drawing on the key concepts of Malcolm Gladwell’s Tipping Point, which describes how traditional...

2011-03-11 16:43:09

A study by Professor Stephan Meier, Assistant Professor, Management at Columbia Business School, and co-author Andreas Fuster, Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University Department of Economics, which was published in Management Science, an INFORMSR publication, found that while monetary incentives in the workplace, such as subsidies or bonuses, are regarded to be effective ways to encourage staff contributions, incentives can interfere in public and workplace environments dependent on informal norm...

2011-03-07 08:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today announced finalists for Virginia's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program.

2011-02-15 00:02:48

A new website, GiveBack.org, helps anyone establish a personal foundation for charitable giving – turning them into a philanthropist like a Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, or Rockefeller.

2011-02-11 00:00:47

Foundation increases its capacity to serve in the nonprofit community while improving the internal efficiency of its core operations thanks to the web-based delivery model and automated business processes of iPhi CoreEnterprise®. Stroudsburg, PA (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 An Illinois philanthropic organization benefits from the savvy technology benefits provided by Stellar Technology Solutions LLC. Stellar Technology Solutions, a leading provider of web-based philanthropic management...

2011-01-26 13:46:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), is seeking nominations for Virginia's Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program to honor and celebrate conservation in everyday life.


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Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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