Feb. 6, 2019 2:10 pm
Four years in, rescue app Food Connect has grown enough to become its founder’s full-time job
Megha Kulshreshtha and co. are now focusing on growing partnerships with food security-focused nonprofits such as Philabundance and sharing its successes.
Feb. 1, 2019 12:26 pm
Yes, micro-grants for artists do make a difference
Small But Mighty Arts founder Erica Hawthorne-Manon on the power of nontraditional funding and the importance of support for arts leaders of color.
Jan. 30, 2019 10:44 am
Criminal justice, media literacy: Lenfest just announced its first collaboration grantees
The Philadelphia Ecosystem Collaboration Fund's inaugural six grants are going to projects such as the creation of a Media Justice Fellowship for returning citizens and an after-school newsroom for Camden teens.
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.
Jan. 15, 2019 10:49 am
‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story
Two board members of the soon-to-open, community-owned grocery store discuss collaborating with likeminded businesses and adapting to setbacks.
Dec. 10, 2018 12:52 pm
Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly?
Taggart Elementary School’s Family Welcome Center will launch soon, thanks to a major boost from Navy Yard-based ecommerce company RevZilla.
Nov. 28, 2018 2:41 pm
Why this Temple journalism class is launching a newsroom in Kensington
"Journalism has the ability to divide and dehumanize or to uplift and empower": Kensington Voice will launch in January with stories by both student and community media makers.
Nov. 6, 2018 9:43 am
The newly formed Black-Jewish Alliance is speaking out against hate
The leaders of the Anti-Defamation League offshoot intend to fight anti-Semitism and racism by standing together publicly and denouncing recent hate crimes.
Nov. 5, 2018 2:02 pm
Equity, collaboration and asset framing: Smart ideas from Philanthropy Network’s 2018 conference
Lessons from this year's convening of Philly funders, themed "Onramps to Equity in Action."
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.