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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.
Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’ funding

Feb. 14, 2017 12:22 pm

Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’

The single largest grant in the foundation's history is its recent $100 million investment in parks, rec centers and libraries. It's an 'investment in equity,' said Interim ED Shawn McCaney.
LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program funding

Jan. 27, 2017 7:34 am

LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program

What started as the developer's bootstrapped effort to revitalize Germantown has become a scalable program other neighborhoods are coveting.
Stoneleigh Foundation is looking for fellowship ideas funding

Jan. 23, 2017 9:42 am

Stoneleigh Foundation is looking for fellowship ideas

A call is out for people interested in working to change policy and practice across the child welfare system.
3 things to keep in mind when donating to disaster relief efforts method

Jan. 4, 2017 12:27 pm

3 things to keep in mind when donating to disaster relief efforts

Center for High Impact Philanthropy founder Kat Rosqueta appeared on The Business of Giving podcast to give lend some advice on giving to the average donor.
Case Foundation listed Wharton Social Impact and B Corporation as top ‘impact investing influencers’ funding

Dec. 29, 2016 7:42 am

Case Foundation listed Wharton Social Impact and B Corporation as top ‘impact investing influencers’

Two out of 50 ain't bad. Here's why Philly has a chance to better represent next year.

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