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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.
‘In Kensington, the need for social activism is huge’ people

Feb. 25, 2019 10:00 am

‘In Kensington, the need for social activism is huge’

Community member Rakee Starwind writes that the neighborhood benefits when residents support each other.
My Philly Neighbor: Why Hestonville’s Juanita Acree encourages civic engagement people

Feb. 14, 2019 10:31 am

My Philly Neighbor: Why Hestonville’s Juanita Acree encourages civic engagement

The community leader organizes block parties, feeds the hungry and encourages neighbors to register to vote.
My Philly Neighbor: Meet Germantown civic leader Marie-Monique Marthol people

Feb. 7, 2019 5:05 pm

My Philly Neighbor: Meet Germantown civic leader Marie-Monique Marthol

In this first edition of a Broke in Philly-adjacent reporting series about unsung community leaders, the Pomona Cherokee Civic Council's president describes people as the neighborhood's greatest resource.

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