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Stuck in the Bucket: Stopping the Overflow of Poverty

Feb. 7, 2024 7:41 am

Stuck in the Bucket: Stopping the Overflow of Poverty

Imagine a bucket full of holes. One hole is a steady flow of people who are food insecure – these people are supported by the non-profit organizations that provide meals and pantries. Another hole is a steady flow of people falling into homelessness. Each hole represents a different human service need: housing, employment, education, clothing, […]
Mixed Results: Coalitions Navigate Success and Setbacks in Pursuit of Philadelphia’s Progress

Nov. 22, 2023 6:21 am

Mixed Results: Coalitions Navigate Success and Setbacks in Pursuit of Philadelphia’s Progress

Philly coalitions work to reduce recidivism, gun violence, and poverty.
Staff Blog: The Social Impact Ecosystem

Jul. 24, 2014 11:54 am

Staff Blog: The Social Impact Ecosystem

Generocity.org’s Executive Director, Dave Raible, at Impact Hub Like most thoughtful Americans, I have dreamed for years of finding the magic formula that would end poverty, homelessness, substandard educational performance, hunger, violence, and myriad other problems in our society. That impulse led me to a career in the nonprofit world where I could attack these […]
Q&A: How local organizations are coming together for “collective impact”

Apr. 28, 2014 1:20 pm

Q&A: How local organizations are coming together for “collective impact”

A recently convened session brought together thought leaders, stakeholders, community leaders, people with lived experiences, and funders together. Nonprofits based in Greater Philadelphia are looking at the idea of “collective impact” as a means of achieving their goals. The Foundation Strategy Group (FSG), an international nonprofit consulting firm, which has embraced the idea, defines collective […]
We Asked Local Leaders: “What Do You Hope to See in Social Impact This Year?”

Feb. 20, 2014 12:50 pm

We Asked Local Leaders: “What Do You Hope to See in Social Impact This Year?”

If we could peer into the future of Philadelphia, what would you hope to see? A bike network that spans the city, thriving public schools, fewer vacant lots and abandoned homes? Now what do you think will actually happen in the next year? We asked various leaders in the Philadelphia community these very questions to provide […]