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We’re asking the wrong questions when it comes to nonprofit executive wages feature

Jan. 22, 2018 12:55 pm

We’re asking the wrong questions when it comes to nonprofit executive wages

Paying good leaders is important for many reasons. But so is paying your staff enough to not need public assistance.
Student-run advocacy nonprofit UrbEd is ‘reclaiming our school system’ feature

Jan. 22, 2018 11:25 am

Student-run advocacy nonprofit UrbEd is ‘reclaiming our school system’

Here's how the group's teen leaders, many of whom attend Science Leadership Academy, want to revolutionize education in Philly.
To diversify hiring, let employees with intellectual disabilities demonstrate their skills feature

Jan. 17, 2018 1:55 pm

To diversify hiring, let employees with intellectual disabilities demonstrate their skills

Two local organizations, Neurodiversity in the Workplace and Woods Services, help those with barriers to employment find fulfillment in their work.
How Soil Generation is cultivating food justice leaders of color in Philly feature

Jan. 16, 2018 7:00 am

How Soil Generation is cultivating food justice leaders of color in Philly

The coalition of urban farmers advocates for a "community-controlled" food system.
After federal cuts, Philly funders are stepping up for this refugee service nonprofit feature

Jan. 11, 2018 11:09 am

After federal cuts, Philly funders are stepping up for this refugee service nonprofit

2017 was rough for Nationalities Service Center. Here's how it's rallying in 2018, thanks to support from local donors and foundations.
‘Nonprofits need to rally quickly’ to stave off the worst effects of the new tax law feature

Jan. 9, 2018 12:41 pm

‘Nonprofits need to rally quickly’ to stave off the worst effects of the new tax law

With the passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, nonprofits should be prepared to engage in policy advocacy, especially at the state and local level.
How Invincible City Farms plans to bring jobs and fresh food to North Camden feature

Dec. 22, 2017 12:18 pm

How Invincible City Farms plans to bring jobs and fresh food to North Camden

"I have a firm belief that if we stop overlooking the resources within the city and leverage them to address the needs, the city can work its way out of this problem," said the social enterprise's founder, Fredric Byarm.
Sanctuary cities 101: Why they matter and how Philly came to be one feature

Dec. 7, 2017 8:00 am

Sanctuary cities 101: Why they matter and how Philly came to be one

And a detailed timeline of the three-year battle to keep it that way.
A new SNAP form for Pennsylvania seniors got 50% more applications — but it’s not enough feature

Dec. 6, 2017 11:50 am

A new SNAP form for Pennsylvania seniors got 50% more applications — but it’s not enough

It's now a lot easier for older adults and those receiving disability benefits to apply for food assistance. Why aren't more of them doing it?
Why unrestricted funding? Two Barra Award winners dish on the benefits feature

Dec. 5, 2017 4:58 pm

Why unrestricted funding? Two Barra Award winners dish on the benefits

When grant funds aren't tied to specific programs, nonprofits have the chance to do more and worry less. Plus, the Barra Foundation's 2018-2019 awardees.

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