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Families need child care resources now more than ever purpose

Oct. 19, 2020 8:00 am

Families need child care resources now more than ever

According to the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls’ most recent Blueprint Report, on average in Pennsylvania, 40% of a single mom’s annual income goes to child care.
Wish there were a space to regularly problem-solve with 5 or 6 of your nonprofit peers? purpose

Sep. 15, 2020 8:00 am

Wish there were a space to regularly problem-solve with 5 or 6 of your nonprofit peers?

Chester County Community Foundation hosts three separate Peer Learning Circles: for executive directors, development directors and planned giving pros. The deadline to apply is September 16.
A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID purpose

Sep. 14, 2020 12:44 pm

A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID

In the midst of a global pandemic, when the family juggling act has intensified and the ability to provide the most basic needs is even more at risk, the crises faced by working mothers cannot be ignored, says guest columnist Michelle Legaspi Sanchez.
Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted purpose

Sep. 1, 2020 8:49 am

Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted

According to guest columnist Aggie Yellow Horse, the Black community is at greatest risk of a census undercount. Our Generocity infographic shows that Philadelphia, Wilmington, Camden, Norristown and Chester all lag in census completion.
Power moves: BDT names a new CTO, a new director of healthcare innovation, and new director of technical services people

Jul. 17, 2020 3:15 pm

Power moves: BDT names a new CTO, a new director of healthcare innovation, and new director of technical services

Plus, power moves at CCP, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, Elwyn, Curio Theatre Company, Peirce College, The Foundation of Delaware County and Brandywine Health Foundation.
Vanessa Briggs: ‘Upstream solutions are key to authentic engagement of our communities’ purpose

Jun. 5, 2020 2:00 pm

Vanessa Briggs: ‘Upstream solutions are key to authentic engagement of our communities’

With all of the philanthropic dollars pouring into communities, what has really changed? asks the Brandywine Health Foundation CEO.
Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19 funding

May 4, 2020 3:42 pm

Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19

Includes news from Brandywine Health Foundation, Bread & Roses Community Fund, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Philadelphia Bar Foundation, The Presser Foundation, The William Penn Foundation, and more.
Rachel Lebus is ready to meet COVID-19’s challenges in southern Chester County people

Apr. 21, 2020 8:18 am

Rachel Lebus is ready to meet COVID-19’s challenges in southern Chester County

Columnist Krys Sipple conducts a Q&A with the newly named executive director of Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center.
Lucy Minchoff is making her mark as a leader — even before graduating from high school people

Mar. 23, 2020 9:13 am

Lucy Minchoff is making her mark as a leader — even before graduating from high school

"GirlGov has taught me how much of an impact I can have, even at age 16," says the Downingtown STEM Academy student, who wants to start a nonprofit focused on the environment and tech.
‘People need to see leaders who look like they do’: Q & A with the DVCCC’s Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott people

Feb. 27, 2020 9:05 am

‘People need to see leaders who look like they do’: Q & A with the DVCCC’s Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott

"I’ve also been blessed with a very diverse staff, and I’ve seen that it makes clients more comfortable when coming to us at the most vulnerable points in their lives," says the leader of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County.

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