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What happened in Greater Philly funding this July funding

Aug. 7, 2015 1:30 pm

What happened in Greater Philly funding this July

Last month saw a lot of funding passing through key programs in the city. Here’s our roundup of what went down. Microgrants for the community The Fund for Germantown put out a call for community beautification projects, for which they would fund $100-$1000. We’re waiting to hear on those decisions, which were slated to be decided […]
NE Frankford Boys & Girls Club Gets $50,000 Boost From Comcast funding

Apr. 29, 2015 1:06 pm

NE Frankford Boys & Girls Club Gets $50,000 Boost From Comcast

Northeast Frankford Boys & Girls Club has served young people in the Frankford section of Philadelphia since 1938, though the neighborhood has changed drastically over time. Sixty-five percent of families in the community now live below the poverty line, according to Lisabeth Marziello, the co-chief executive officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia. […]
Dollar General Literacy Foundation is Offering Youth Literacy Grants funding

Apr. 2, 2014 10:00 am

Dollar General Literacy Foundation is Offering Youth Literacy Grants

Applications are  open until May 22 for Dollar General’s Youth Literacy grant program. The youth literacy grants provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. Dollar General is a low-price general store which in some Philadelphia neighborhoods provides many of the community’s basic […]