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Foundations’ 21st-century obligation: Align your endowments with mission funding

May 23, 2019 2:53 pm

Foundations’ 21st-century obligation: Align your endowments with mission

Laura Kind McKenna: Foundations generally invest 5% for mission-first outcomes and 95% for finance-first outcomes ... changing this status-quo is not only philanthropy’s greatest 21st-century opportunity but our most critical obligation.
Money Moves: The eagle-eyed will notice that these grants and donations total more than $11 million funding

May 6, 2019 8:15 am

Money Moves: The eagle-eyed will notice that these grants and donations total more than $11 million

The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, NRG Gives, Eagles Autism Challenge and more, made significant awards to area organizations in April.
Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, other local orgs received an incredible $44 million funding

Apr. 9, 2019 7:36 am

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, other local orgs received an incredible $44 million

Spring has sprung, and philanthropic giving to small businesses, children’s education services and community centers is in full bloom.
Money Moves: Valley Youth House, Riverfront North Partnership and other local orgs earned nearly $6M funding

Mar. 14, 2019 10:11 am

Money Moves: Valley Youth House, Riverfront North Partnership and other local orgs earned nearly $6M

Philly’s latest round of philanthropic giving benefited career-oriented education programs, financial literacy and initiatives combating homelessness.
Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces? funding

Mar. 12, 2019 7:05 am

Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces?

If so, the Knight Foundation wants you to nominate yourself for one of its inaugural Public Spaces Fellowships.
Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias funding

Mar. 7, 2019 2:04 pm

Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias

A recent Twitterstorm from Stephen King was a useful reminder for fundraisers: Do not make assumptions based on binary gender stereotypes. Full stop.
Pedro Ramos: ‘Sky is the limit’ on ideas for new publicly decided grants funding

Mar. 4, 2019 3:12 pm

Pedro Ramos: ‘Sky is the limit’ on ideas for new publicly decided grants

The Philadelphia Foundation's Key to Community grants shift who has the power to impact community.
Want to really impact a community? Invest in a CDFI funding

Feb. 27, 2019 3:32 pm

Want to really impact a community? Invest in a CDFI

They finance small businesses, affordable housing for vulnerable populations, and community facilities that provide health care services in underserved communities.
Money Moves: Campbell Soup gave $700K to community initiatives in Camden funding

Feb. 21, 2019 3:30 pm

Money Moves: Campbell Soup gave $700K to community initiatives in Camden

Philadelphia-area funders have given $3.7 million to support local causes this winter, including mental health initiatives, neighborhood beautification projects, youth empowerment programs and more.
When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts funding

Feb. 6, 2019 8:56 am

When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts

If you can’t see how your actions and donations are moving the big needle, think of the little needles that you’re moving every time you show up to do the work, writes How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia.

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