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Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall funding

Nov. 15, 2018 12:53 pm

Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall

In this first edition of a new column tracking philanthropic and corporate giving, read about local funds supporting college access programs, youth diversion advocacy, solar energy training and more. (There's a donated house in there, too.)
This textile artist is stoop sitting to connect Germantown to Kensington people

Nov. 7, 2018 10:11 am

This textile artist is stoop sitting to connect Germantown to Kensington

Kathryn Pannepacker collects socks, sandwiches and gloves for the patrons of her workshops at the Kensington Storefront. The goal: support those fighting addiction and homelessness, and eliminate apathy.
Leeway Foundation is hosting a virtual film festival all November long purpose

Oct. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leeway Foundation is hosting a virtual film festival all November long

It's part of an ongoing 25th anniversary celebration for the org that funds women and trans artists in the Delaware Valley, which is also releasing a guide to trans-affirming policies next week.
‘A Dream Deferred’ exhibit wants to inspire visitors to ‘engage the systems that are doing you wrong’ purpose

Oct. 31, 2018 8:45 am

‘A Dream Deferred’ exhibit wants to inspire visitors to ‘engage the systems that are doing you wrong’

Little Giant Creative's multimedia exhibit, on display through Nov. 17, uses multimedia to explain redlining's legacy in Philadelphia.
How Women’s Mobile Museum is making non-traditional artists’ work accessible purpose

Oct. 29, 2018 11:53 am

How Women’s Mobile Museum is making non-traditional artists’ work accessible

A traveling exhibit from Philadelphia Photo Arts Center shows off the work of 10 women without fine arts degrees and includes features for visually impaired visitors.
Teacher Action Group is turning the Philly school experience into theatre purpose

Oct. 22, 2018 7:33 am

Teacher Action Group is turning the Philly school experience into theatre

The Story Circle Project invites anyone involved in the local education system to share their experiences in the hope of enacting change.
MilkCrate is now building apps for nonprofits results

Oct. 16, 2018 12:15 pm

MilkCrate is now building apps for nonprofits

In the past few years, the tech startup and B Corp has shifted from running a single sustainability-focused app to helping mission-driven organizations reach their digital goals.
9 social impact-themed events to check out at DesignPhiladelphia 2018 purpose

Sep. 28, 2018 11:55 am

9 social impact-themed events to check out at DesignPhiladelphia 2018

Over a hundred design events are happening across Philly starting Oct. 4. Here are a few that integrate arts and culture, sustainability, social justice, accessibility, health, community development and more.
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance completed a social impact census. Here are the early results results

Sep. 25, 2018 1:11 pm

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance completed a social impact census. Here are the early results

Local arts and culture nonprofits have hosted 1,056 impact-related programs in categories such as reentry, accessibility and immigration, according to 179 members' self-reporting.
5 big-name funders just announced support for Philly nonprofits funding

Sep. 17, 2018 2:14 pm

5 big-name funders just announced support for Philly nonprofits

Knight Foundation, Lenfest Institute for Journalism and William Penn Foundation recently donated a collective $38.4 million — and the Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative may be adding more soon.

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