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Wanted: Orgs with strategies to maximize income and benefits for households facing poverty funding

Nov. 24, 2020 12:27 pm

Wanted: Orgs with strategies to maximize income and benefits for households facing poverty

Philadelphia Poverty Action Fund announces a call for collaborations for the Family Stability Community Challenge.
Awesome Foundation Philly: A peek into our selection process funding

Nov. 11, 2020 2:00 pm

Awesome Foundation Philly: A peek into our selection process

"We believe no-strings-attached microgrants fill a unique gap for creative and community projects," says guest columnist Michelle Lee.
As of October, this is what we know about philanthropic COVID relief in the Philadelphia region funding

Oct. 9, 2020 12:00 pm

As of October, this is what we know about philanthropic COVID relief in the Philadelphia region

Of the $40 million in COVID-relief distributed in the area, 60% of the funds have gone to Philadelphia-based nonprofits, most of whom received a one-time grant with an average size of $8,211.
Racial justice giving is booming: 4 trends funding

Oct. 6, 2020 8:43 am

Racial justice giving is booming: 4 trends

Even before the protests erupted, the Movement for Black Lives had received $5 million in the first five months of 2020 to support Black communities affected by the pandemic, say guest columnists Una Osili and Kim Williams-Pulfer.
In the world of venture funding, women receive just 7% of the pie. We can do better funding

Sep. 30, 2020 8:14 am

In the world of venture funding, women receive just 7% of the pie. We can do better

Guest columnist Cat Berman, the CEO and cofounder of the impact investment platform CNote, writes about why we need to revisit risk measurement and the lending process.
Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes funding

Sep. 24, 2020 7:00 am

Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes

“Cuts in social service nonprofits will decimate a system that is already too fragile,” says Donna Cooper, the executive director of Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY).
COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more funding

Sep. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy estimates that of the $11.3 million that has been awarded to COVID-related health causes regionally, only 1%, or $131,500 was directed to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. 
Funding the COVID-19 recovery in Philly: Tracing the lessons to date funding

Sep. 3, 2020 2:05 pm

Funding the COVID-19 recovery in Philly: Tracing the lessons to date

Perhaps one of the biggest lessons of the coronavirus has been the social and economic fault lines the pandemic has laid bare.
What some foundations are doing differently because of the coronavirus pandemic: 4 questions answered funding

Jun. 23, 2020 1:37 pm

What some foundations are doing differently because of the coronavirus pandemic: 4 questions answered

Five prominent private foundations recently announced that they would increase their grantmaking by more than $1.7B over the next three years. Guest columnist Daniel Hemel takes a look at what that means.
US giving reached a near-record $450 billion in 2019 funding

Jun. 17, 2020 11:00 am

US giving reached a near-record $450 billion in 2019

It’s too soon to tell about 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the recession underway and widespread social movements for racial justice, but guest columnist Anna Pruitt looks at three long-term trends to watch.

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