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Empowering the Engines of Social Progress

Jun. 5, 2024 6:08 am

Empowering the Engines of Social Progress

Nonprofit organizations are often a driving force behind social progress. They address critical needs in communities where schools, government agencies, and healthcare systems fall short. However, even the most dedicated organizations need support to empower communities. When thinking about how to support nonprofit organizations, money is often the first thing that comes to mind. While […]
Philly’s Cheryl Ann Wadlington, founder of The Evoluer House, named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth people

Nov. 25, 2020 5:16 pm

Philly’s Cheryl Ann Wadlington, founder of The Evoluer House, named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth

One of 10 honorees in the U.S., if Wadlington earns the top honor, she will be able to expand capacity and offer more opportunities for socially distanced learning for the girls of color her nonprofit serves.
This $3M partnership between Philly funders prioritizes collaboration over competition funding

Jan. 16, 2019 2:03 pm

This $3M partnership between Philly funders prioritizes collaboration over competition

The initiative from the local United Way, Scattergood Foundation, Barra Foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation and others will support nonprofit leaders in capacity and skills building.
How ImpactED’s nonprofit evaluation program changed for its second cohort results

Oct. 2, 2018 1:31 pm

How ImpactED’s nonprofit evaluation program changed for its second cohort

For one, the Social Impact Collaborative team learned that participants needed more staffers buying in to the evaluation training to create sustainable impact within their organizations.
Nonprofit evaluation should be purposeful, feasible and sustainable. Here’s why method

Aug. 16, 2017 12:30 pm

Nonprofit evaluation should be purposeful, feasible and sustainable. Here’s why

ImpactED founder Claire Robertson-Kraft shares lessons from the inaugural Social Impact Collaborative.
How Mission Incorporated weaves activism into its capacity-building work people

Nov. 18, 2016 7:51 am

How Mission Incorporated weaves activism into its capacity-building work

Lawanda Horton shares what the Germantown-based firm has going on besides making grassroots nonprofits more efficient in her "Around the Corner" interview.
Why the Philadelphia Eagles revamped their philanthropy playbook method

Mar. 8, 2016 12:42 pm

Why the Philadelphia Eagles revamped their philanthropy playbook

Three years ago, Eagles Care decided its traditional model of giving was a little hollow. Here's how they do it now.
7 social impact Meetup groups you should join purpose

Mar. 8, 2016 9:32 am

7 social impact Meetup groups you should join

Interested in nonprofit leadership development, civic tech or accessibility? Philly has something for you.
Nonprofits — learn about capacity building at this resource fair purpose

Aug. 28, 2015 3:20 pm

Nonprofits — learn about capacity building at this resource fair

WOMEN’S WAY, Bread & Roses Community Fund and The Philadelphia Foundation are partnering to provide nonprofits in the Greater Philadelphia region with a day-long capacity building event. At the event, nonprofit leaders and board members can receive information about consulting services from a variety of providers, attend workshops on topics relevant to your operations, hear […]
Building capacity in nonprofits is key — this program aims to prove it method

Jul. 24, 2015 11:18 am

Building capacity in nonprofits is key — this program aims to prove it

The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, The Barra Foundation, and The Philadelphia Foundation have teamed up to support 11 nonprofits who will each receive two years of consultation services from The Consultation Center at Yale University. The program, called the Building Capacity Initiative, is aimed at helping nonprofits better evaluate the outcomes and impact of […]