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Report finds CDCs produce $5.4 billion of economic growth in Philadelphia purpose

Nov. 13, 2020 11:00 am

Report finds CDCs produce $5.4 billion of economic growth in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations released a report in October examining the economic impact of local community development corporations.
Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly purpose

Oct. 15, 2020 1:20 pm

Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly

"Taking it down symbolizes the destruction of hope, destroying visibility of Latinxs, women, Lesbians, and cancer warriors," says guest columnist Erme Maula.
Good things happen in Philadelphia purpose

Oct. 13, 2020 8:30 am

Good things happen in Philadelphia

"This is the story of the power of intention and how the COVID-19 crisis empowered [a] partnership to provide relief to businesses in the North Broad commercial corridor," say guest columnists Jill Fink and Shalimar Thomas.
Money moves: More than $16M in regional investments funding

Feb. 13, 2020 2:36 pm

Money moves: More than $16M in regional investments

In this edition, philanthropists make higher education more accessible, and investments in community conversations as well as programs steal the show.
A lucky nonprofit could be the recipient of an unusual donation — this trolley car ice cream shop purpose

Feb. 6, 2020 9:17 am

A lucky nonprofit could be the recipient of an unusual donation — this trolley car ice cream shop

You just need to pitch your winning plan for its reuse to the current owner, an award-winning proponent of scattered site rehabilitation.
Sarah Yeung is focused on building community around conversation in Chinatown people

Jan. 29, 2020 8:42 am

Sarah Yeung is focused on building community around conversation in Chinatown

The consultant’s work with the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation prioritizes the community's voice in the fight against gentrification.
These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors people

Jan. 2, 2020 12:40 pm

These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors

LISC Philadelphia’s Community Connectors Program and Institute trains residents who are employed by participating community-based organizations in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.
How this anchor institution works to help address challenges in the neighborhood purpose

Apr. 25, 2019 12:32 pm

How this anchor institution works to help address challenges in the neighborhood

In their guest post, Drexel staffers point to the Community Lawyering Clinic and the Writers Room as initiatives that engage and serve the university's West Philadelphia neighborhood.
Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
6 professional development conferences nonprofit pros will want to attend purpose

Mar. 18, 2019 1:01 pm

6 professional development conferences nonprofit pros will want to attend

If you work at a mission-aligned organization — large or small— in Philadelphia, this is your list of not-to-be-missed conferences taking place in the city through the end of May.

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