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New grant programs infuse Philadelphia’s nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million funding

Jul. 30, 2021 4:46 pm

New grant programs infuse Philadelphia’s nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million

The Pew Charitable Trusts announced four grant awards totaling $3.2 million, while the Forman Arts Initiative's and Philadelphia Foundation's joint venture, the Art Works Grant, promises $3 million to the arts over the next five years. 
Beyond fireworks: Something to do every day in July purpose

Jul. 2, 2021 12:33 pm

Beyond fireworks: Something to do every day in July

From block parties to learning to fish, open funding application periods to quirky meet-ups, the month is full of opportunities to get doing — IRL as well as virtually. (And we've got a timeline to help you keep it all straight.)
Generocity’s 2021 summer reading list purpose

Jun. 22, 2021 3:04 pm

Generocity’s 2021 summer reading list

Seven nonfiction and nine fiction books recommended by Generocity's community and colleagues.
What is a Philadelphia identity? In her most recent work, artist Michelle Ortiz explodes any facile definition purpose

Jun. 4, 2021 8:22 am

What is a Philadelphia identity? In her most recent work, artist Michelle Ortiz explodes any facile definition

Her "Arrival and Belonging" installation — part of the Philadelphia Art Museum exhibit "New Grit: Art and Philly Now" — is informed by the personal narratives of people who weren't born to, but arrived at, their identity as Philadelphians.
Facilitator, convener, instigator: A Q & A with Marángeli Mejía-Rabell people

May 28, 2021 5:32 pm

Facilitator, convener, instigator: A Q & A with Marángeli Mejía-Rabell

The festival director of the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival talks with Generocity about building community, co-creation, celebrating Latinx diversity and the importance of staying true to yourself.
Next five months are urgent for arts and culture organizations trying to stay afloat purpose

May 4, 2021 2:59 pm

Next five months are urgent for arts and culture organizations trying to stay afloat

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance recently released the COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey, which analyzes how the arts and culture sector has fared during the pandemic.
Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño people

Mar. 23, 2021 3:43 pm

Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño

After 22 years at the helm of Pennsylvania’s largest Puerto Rican and Latinx arts organization, Febo will be retiring effective November 1.
Federal support has shored up nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic, but many groups are still struggling funding

Mar. 16, 2021 9:19 am

Federal support has shored up nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic, but many groups are still struggling

The new stimulus package includes $7.25 billion in PPP loans, and has $470 million in support to U.S. arts and cultural organizations.
New perspectives, new resources: Business on Board trains future board members purpose

Dec. 18, 2020 8:45 am

New perspectives, new resources: Business on Board trains future board members

The Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia’s leadership development program is accepting applications for its upcoming cycle through the end of this month.
Hey, shoppers, forget Black Friday. Have you heard of Museum Store Sunday? purpose

Nov. 24, 2020 8:57 am

Hey, shoppers, forget Black Friday. Have you heard of Museum Store Sunday?

This holiday gift guide highlights 17 nonprofit online shops and museum stores to check out Nov. 29 and beyond.

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