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PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers funding

May 26, 2021 8:34 am

PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers

According to experts, one of the most under-discussed aspects of ARP is that it represents "not only the largest positive fiscal jolt to state and local budgets in decades, but also the one most supportive of local discretion."
In PA, getting shots into millions of arms is a logistical and equity nightmare purpose

Mar. 24, 2021 1:30 pm

In PA, getting shots into millions of arms is a logistical and equity nightmare

Montgomery, Delaware, Chester and Bucks counties — which together account for almost 25% of the state’s population — have experienced a shortage of vaccine supplies and increased demand. And those aren't the only challenges facing suburban communities of color.
The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis method

Mar. 3, 2021 8:40 am

The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis

After the pandemic shut down its five sites, the nonprofit took its literacy efforts online, and put boots on the ground to distribute food and necessities to the hard-hit communities it serves in North, West and South Philly.
Where has the coronavirus relief money gone? funding

Dec. 14, 2020 3:47 pm

Where has the coronavirus relief money gone?

According to the National Governor’s Association, 7 out of 10 Coronavirus Relief Fund recipients say changing and unclear guidance from the Treasury Department has slowed the allocation process.
In response to COVID-19, these two United Way leaders in Chester County are doing things differently people

Nov. 19, 2020 2:00 pm

In response to COVID-19, these two United Way leaders in Chester County are doing things differently

Columnist Krys Sipple talks to Carrie Freeman and Christopher Saello about how the organizations they lead are responding to both the nonprofits they fund and the communities those nonprofits serve.
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.

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