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Brook J. Lenfest Foundation partners with nonprofits to help former foster kids go to college funding

May 11, 2021 2:58 pm

Brook J. Lenfest Foundation partners with nonprofits to help former foster kids go to college

“It’s estimated that only 3% of former foster youth who enroll in college will graduate. Through this program, we hope to significantly increase that percentage," said Pedro Ramos of the Philadelphia Foundation, which will administer the grants.
Does COVID-19 recovery depend on the kindness of strangers? funding

Mar. 15, 2021 12:55 pm

Does COVID-19 recovery depend on the kindness of strangers?

The pandemic revealed that America’s basic needs safety net infrastructure is a patchwork of efforts stitched together by dedicated frontline nonprofit organizations funded by donations from individuals, donor-advised funds and foundations.
Are simplified grant applications here to stay? purpose

Aug. 31, 2020 9:18 am

Are simplified grant applications here to stay?

After moderating a virtual Funders Forum, columnist Valerie Johnson explores the grant application changes that would make life easier for nonprofits seeking funding.

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