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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.
How to dismantle racist media? Lift up community voices funding

Jun. 12, 2020 8:58 am

How to dismantle racist media? Lift up community voices

Independence Public Media Foundation has created a $750,000 Community Voices Fund to speed the work of media that "creates and holds space for communities fighting for change and justice."
There’s a grant for that: 6 opportunities available from late May to mid-June, and on a rolling basis funding

May 22, 2020 8:00 am

There’s a grant for that: 6 opportunities available from late May to mid-June, and on a rolling basis

Check out our timeline for COVID-19 impact assistance for mid-sized arts nonprofits Black working artists, gender justice community organizers, trans communities, Indigenous businesses, and more.
Charitable giving: Are the rich really stingier than the rest of us? funding

May 21, 2020 12:56 pm

Charitable giving: Are the rich really stingier than the rest of us?

Many people believe that the rich are inherently less generous — or that they donate only to museums and art galleries, preferably at fancy galas. But not so fast, says Benjamin Priday, an economist who studies charitable giving.
Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19 funding

May 4, 2020 3:42 pm

Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19

Includes news from Brandywine Health Foundation, Bread & Roses Community Fund, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Philadelphia Bar Foundation, The Presser Foundation, The William Penn Foundation, and more.
Are you an arts and cultural producer feeling the impacts of COVID-19? Here are 9 sources of help funding

Apr. 20, 2020 11:51 am

Are you an arts and cultural producer feeling the impacts of COVID-19? Here are 9 sources of help

The six local and three national organizations included in our timeline are offering help ranging from covering essential needs like rent and food for artists, to microgrants for cancelled events, to unrestricted grants.

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