February 2010

Primary Sources: A Trio of Fact Sheets Tackle Dating Violence

Dating violence--physical, emotional or sexual—is all too common among American adolescents, according to the latest research. But taking a public-health approach to the problem can prevent abusive relationships among young people.  


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Right on the Money: Get to Know Your Friendly Neighborhood Community Foundation

For community-based organizations, community foundations can be a lifeline. Unlike big national grant makers, these public charities define their missions according to geography -- benefiting nonprofit groups in a particular city, county, state or region. So though no potential source of funding is a sure thing, community foundations are a good bet for nonprofits with a strong history of serving their communities.

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