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Village of the Arts seeks to deepen and scale its impact as it reflects on its legacy purpose

Oct. 14, 2021 9:15 am

Village of the Arts seeks to deepen and scale its impact as it reflects on its legacy

The Fairhill-Hartranft organization is growing its team and expanding its programs.
How Temple’s Small Business Development Center is working to bridge the digital divide purpose

Oct. 12, 2021 8:44 am

How Temple’s Small Business Development Center is working to bridge the digital divide

With the new PA Digital Transformation eCommerce Program, the SBDC wants to help entrepreneurs thrive in the digital economy. It's also expanding to locations outside of North Philadelphia.
Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 12:41 pm

Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures

Chris Banks and Ashley Fox talk to Generocity contributor Lisa Bryant about their financial education efforts in Philly. Not only what people need to learn, but what they need to unlearn.
‘If you start to address the affordable housing issue, you will begin to address the poverty issue’ purpose

Mar. 5, 2021 10:48 am

‘If you start to address the affordable housing issue, you will begin to address the poverty issue’

The Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities tackles the city’s housing crisis with its Land Justice Campaign.
5 principles of community driven development — and how to actualize them purpose

Jan. 29, 2021 11:00 am

5 principles of community driven development — and how to actualize them

"We have to have a clear theory of change, a set of guiding values and a way to operationalize them," says guest columnist Dr. Bill McKinney.
Report finds CDCs produce $5.4 billion of economic growth in Philadelphia purpose

Nov. 13, 2020 11:00 am

Report finds CDCs produce $5.4 billion of economic growth in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations released a report in October examining the economic impact of local community development corporations.
Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly purpose

Oct. 15, 2020 1:20 pm

Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly

"Taking it down symbolizes the destruction of hope, destroying visibility of Latinxs, women, Lesbians, and cancer warriors," says guest columnist Erme Maula.
Good things happen in Philadelphia purpose

Oct. 13, 2020 8:30 am

Good things happen in Philadelphia

"This is the story of the power of intention and how the COVID-19 crisis empowered [a] partnership to provide relief to businesses in the North Broad commercial corridor," say guest columnists Jill Fink and Shalimar Thomas.
Money moves: More than $16M in regional investments funding

Feb. 13, 2020 2:36 pm

Money moves: More than $16M in regional investments

In this edition, philanthropists make higher education more accessible, and investments in community conversations as well as programs steal the show.
A lucky nonprofit could be the recipient of an unusual donation — this trolley car ice cream shop purpose

Feb. 6, 2020 9:17 am

A lucky nonprofit could be the recipient of an unusual donation — this trolley car ice cream shop

You just need to pitch your winning plan for its reuse to the current owner, an award-winning proponent of scattered site rehabilitation.

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