Nonprofits typically rely on donors and grants, which keeps them busy sustaining what they’re already doing rather than trying out new tacks. But a growing movement wants to see more nonprofits pitching ideas to potential backers, pursuing money-making ventures aimed at addressing social problems and seeking investment in ways a startup might.
The swift departure of Feeding San Diego’s CEO adds new fuel to longtime arguments that the organization should merge with San Diego’s other food bank.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer pledged to make addressing homelessness a top priority this year. Here’s what he wants to do.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer has made big promises in past State of the City addresses. We checked in on the progress of some of the most memorable ones.
The coming year promises lots of conversations about Balboa Park funding and needs, plus some new projects.
The new leader of a group tasked with overseeing regional efforts to reduce homelessness is focused on laying the groundwork to make a much bigger impact.
Data released this week reveals thousands of people became newly homeless in San Diego last year.
Homeless veterans are spending weeks and even months seeking homes despite an influx of city and county incentives meant to encourage landlords to welcome them. The slow pace of progress could complicate San Diego’s ability to deliver on its goal to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2017.
Monday will be a big day for City Hall politicos, Atkins revives affordable housing bill and more.
The number of adults over 55 living on streets countywide more than doubled from 2015 to 2016 – and the problem is only expected to get worse. Experts emphasize both the moral and systemic costs likely to come with that uptick.