May 13, 2022 12:51 pm
Where does Philabundance go now?
Two years ago, Philadelphia’s influential anti-hunger nonprofit installed new executive director Loree Jones. Facing surging demand, staff turnover and recessionary fear, a new strategic vision launches next month.
Mar. 10, 2022 6:30 am
How could Philly’s PILOT (Payments in Lieu of Taxes) program get better?
17% of Philadelphia's real estate value is exempt, leaving almost $500 million untapped. Consider a case study from Boston on improving the program.
Oct. 8, 2021 8:29 am
Businesses that suffered losses from Hurricane Ida’s flooding have until Oct. 10 to apply for help
The Merchants Fund is providing grants of up to $5,000 to Philadelphia businesses that have suffered direct physical damage and/or inventory losses.
Sep. 22, 2021 2:52 pm
Pennsylvania Humanities Council is offering up to $20,000 in flexible funding — but you have to act fast
PHC strives to distribute funding equitably across the state and seeks to grow a state-wide network of people and organizations that value and practice the humanities.
Aug. 20, 2021 10:12 am
South Philadelphia Community Fund is a new ‘one-stop shop’ for benefits
Diversified Community Services and United Communities Southeast Philadelphia join forces to create a fund that offers direct assistance to low-income residents.
Aug. 10, 2021 1:36 pm
Municipal court bans lockouts of those who have completed rental assistance application in Philly
Still, more than 300 renting households are scheduled for lockouts in the coming weeks despite their pending rent assistance applications.
Aug. 6, 2021 10:44 am
The federal foreclosure moratorium has ended. Here’s what to do to save your home
It is not too late for delinquent homeowners with government-backed mortgages to get into forbearance, says Rachel Labush from Community Legal Services.
Jul. 26, 2021 3:39 pm
Good Pitch Local is happening tomorrow
The event that aims to provide Philly creative media-makers and organizations with a platform for collaboration, will include an in-person element for the first time in over two years.
Jun. 28, 2021 11:03 am
NKCDC’s Nourish brings meal kit delivery service to a community that otherwise may not have access to it
Nourish grew out of Sunday Suppers’ need to pivot in response to the pandemic, where holding in-person, weekly family meals was no longer viable.
May 11, 2021 2:58 pm
Brook J. Lenfest Foundation partners with nonprofits to help former foster kids go to college
“It’s estimated that only 3% of former foster youth who enroll in college will graduate. Through this program, we hope to significantly increase that percentage," said Pedro Ramos of the Philadelphia Foundation, which will administer the grants.