Jul. 23, 2021 9:26 am
Preserving the lessons of the past to build a future of tolerance
"One of the most valuable things our organization can teach people is that the lessons we can gain from studying the Holocaust are universal," says Eszter Kutas, executive director of the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation.
Jun. 14, 2021 9:58 am
Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs
"Every day, nonprofits serving our county have been on the front lines offering critical services to Delaware County residents," said Frances Sheehan of the Foundation for Delaware County.
Jun. 7, 2021 11:35 am
Homelessness in reentry is a serious concern. Here’s what Philly is doing about it
The Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity and JPMorgan Chase are partnering to provide a full-time housing counselor from Clarifi to work with returning citizens.
May 12, 2021 8:31 am
Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding
“There are several unique things about this new Fund. The first is that it is available to groups which are not yet incorporated as formal nonprofits," says Farrah Parkes of the Gender Justice Fund.
Apr. 26, 2021 2:23 pm
PAR-Recycle Works continues to collect e-waste and transform lives at its new Hunting Park facility
"We are a non-traditional transitional employer. Yes, we offer returning citizens sustainable employment, but we don’t just stop there," says General Manager Maurice Q. Jones.
Apr. 14, 2021 9:56 am
In Point Breeze, funding enables Diversified Community Services to move services ‘to the next level’
"We do two things really well — early childhood education and housing, so our focus now is on building on those services and figuring out how we can do things even better," says Otis Bullock.
Mar. 1, 2021 11:21 am
Connecting young people to opportunity and employers to talent
A new initiative from Philadelphia Youth Network will focus on providing “opportunity youth” (youth ages 16 to 24 who are neither in school nor working) with programming that can reconnect them to the workforce.
Nov. 19, 2020 2:00 pm
In response to COVID-19, these two United Way leaders in Chester County are doing things differently
Columnist Krys Sipple talks to Carrie Freeman and Christopher Saello about how the organizations they lead are responding to both the nonprofits they fund and the communities those nonprofits serve.
Oct. 29, 2020 12:00 pm
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf teachers are taking to Zoom to help their students create a plan to vote
"While addressing social justice issues is vitally important, the heart of civic engagement in our country is voting," Melissa Draganac-Hawk the school's director of student affairs told columnist Krys Sipple.
Sep. 15, 2020 8:00 am
Wish there were a space to regularly problem-solve with 5 or 6 of your nonprofit peers?
Chester County Community Foundation hosts three separate Peer Learning Circles: for executive directors, development directors and planned giving pros. The deadline to apply is September 16.