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How to recruit more young people for your nonprofit board funding

Nov. 15, 2017 9:48 am

How to recruit more young people for your nonprofit board

It's about examining your blind spots and, maybe, asking for help from more plugged-in organizations.
Here are some future-focused takeaways from the 2017 Philanthropy Network conference funding

Nov. 3, 2017 10:18 am

Here are some future-focused takeaways from the 2017 Philanthropy Network conference

According to #PNFallCon17, the big ones for Philly's funders and nonprofit professionals were "change, not charity" and the importance of storytelling.
15 social impact folks on Philly mag’s list of 100 influential Philadelphians people

Oct. 23, 2017 11:24 am

15 social impact folks on Philly mag’s list of 100 influential Philadelphians

Philanthropic families such as the Haases and Lenfests, activists such as Feminista Jones and Black & Brown Workers Collective and more made the cut.
Does the Philly United Way have a Ferguson problem? people

Oct. 5, 2017 12:55 pm

Does the Philly United Way have a Ferguson problem?

It's unacceptable for the regional funder, with a mission to fight generational poverty, to have an all-white executive team and mostly white regional board, argues Otis Bullock.
Longer grant periods and less jargon: Funders and nonprofits are working toward a middle ground funding

Oct. 2, 2017 11:18 am

Longer grant periods and less jargon: Funders and nonprofits are working toward a middle ground

Panelists at The Nonprofit Center at La Salle's Meet the Funders event said they're listening to their grantees — and making changes to their processes as a result.
Your board isn’t diverse enough method

Sep. 13, 2017 2:46 pm

Your board isn’t diverse enough

Nationally, the diversity of nonprofit boards hasn't increased in two decades. But some local foundations are heeding the call. Here's how to make leadership reflect the people you're serving.
Look out for the influx of public art in Philly this fall funding

Sep. 8, 2017 10:05 am

Look out for the influx of public art in Philly this fall

Thanks partially to William Penn Foundation. "More art for more people in more places" is the mantra, said Executive Director Shawn McCaney.
What Barra Foundation has learned from dipping a toe into mission investing funding

Aug. 9, 2017 12:55 pm

What Barra Foundation has learned from dipping a toe into mission investing

In the past year and a half, the foundation has employed two new investing strategies. Here's what it's learned so far.
Tell funders what issues are most important to your community at this discussion series purpose

Mar. 28, 2017 4:04 pm

Tell funders what issues are most important to your community at this discussion series

The Knight Foundation’s nationwide On the Table initiative is happening locally with support from The Philadelphia Foundation on May 23.
How Philly’s impact community supported #InternationalWomensDay people

Mar. 9, 2017 7:28 am

How Philly’s impact community supported #InternationalWomensDay

Here's what went down on Twitter.

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