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Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs funding

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.
PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers funding

May 26, 2021 8:34 am

PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers

According to experts, one of the most under-discussed aspects of ARP is that it represents "not only the largest positive fiscal jolt to state and local budgets in decades, but also the one most supportive of local discretion."
You asked ‘How can I help?’ and CHIP found answers funding

May 19, 2021 10:32 am

You asked ‘How can I help?’ and CHIP found answers

When the Center for High Impact Philanthropy mapped regional giving it found anomalies in the data that would have otherwise gone unnoticed.
Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding funding

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.
Brook J. Lenfest Foundation partners with nonprofits to help former foster kids go to college funding

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.
‘We know we have to do things differently’: This partnership is ready to invest in Kensington in a new way funding

Apr. 27, 2021 8:55 am

‘We know we have to do things differently’: This partnership is ready to invest in Kensington in a new way

The Kensington Community Resilience Fund, which launches today, will be offering $10,000 grants to community organizations that amplify the voices of the Kensington, Harrowgate and Fairhill communities.
Looking to a post-pandemic recovery, Pew awards $5 million to five Philly nonprofits funding

Apr. 26, 2021 7:43 am

Looking to a post-pandemic recovery, Pew awards $5 million to five Philly nonprofits

Contributor Brandon Dorfman speaks to Benefits Data Trust, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia and Puentes de Salud which, along with the Philadelphia Zoo and Visit Philadelphia, received funding to sustain and expand recovery efforts.
Trust-based philanthropy offers us a path to power sharing, beyond the pandemic funding

Apr. 22, 2021 1:36 pm

Trust-based philanthropy offers us a path to power sharing, beyond the pandemic

"By lifting restrictions on the use of funds and relying on grantees to tell us what they needed, we made seismic shifts in the distribution of power in our sector," says guest columnist Farrah Parkes.
The new COVID-19 Prevention & Response Fund will open its second round of funding June 3 funding

Apr. 20, 2021 1:20 pm

The new COVID-19 Prevention & Response Fund will open its second round of funding June 3

"We decided that an equity-based pooled fund that used trust-based principles and was community-led would be the most successful model,” said Shira Hodges of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia.
Focus on funders: The Barra Foundation funding

Mar. 29, 2021 12:44 pm

Focus on funders: The Barra Foundation

After the killing of George Floyd, the foundation took a hard look at the funds they still had and committed to supporting organizations that focused on the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism.

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