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Awesome Foundation Philly: A peek into our selection process funding

Nov. 11, 2020 2:00 pm

Awesome Foundation Philly: A peek into our selection process

"We believe no-strings-attached microgrants fill a unique gap for creative and community projects," says guest columnist Michelle Lee.
Independence Media Foundation’s Community Voices grant elevates Black and brown voices left behind during COVID-19 purpose

Aug. 24, 2020 1:53 pm

Independence Media Foundation’s Community Voices grant elevates Black and brown voices left behind during COVID-19

At the end of July, IPMF announced they awarded a total of $1.75 million to 43 projects across the greater Philadelphia area. The projects will record, document, share, and preserve underrepresented voices and narratives.
Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy purpose

Aug. 11, 2020 9:29 am

Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy

Philanthropy has the ability to repair and evolve itself, but only in relationship with communities, say guest columnists Cheryl Thompson-Morton, Roxann Stafford and Nuala Cabral.
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.
The People’s Media Record safeguards the past while making it radically accessible purpose

Nov. 21, 2019 2:50 pm

The People’s Media Record safeguards the past while making it radically accessible

Community media is critical because it is produced by those at the heart of the narrative, says guest columnist Helyx Horwitz.
Here’s a timeline with 19 events you can’t miss during Hispanic Heritage Month purpose

Sep. 12, 2019 4:38 pm

Here’s a timeline with 19 events you can’t miss during Hispanic Heritage Month

Get ready to celebrate 30 days of Latinidad — Philly-style.
12 philanthropy orgs aim to improve equity with support from Philanthropy Network purpose

Aug. 22, 2019 8:15 am

12 philanthropy orgs aim to improve equity with support from Philanthropy Network

‘Equity in Philanthropy’ will show organizations how to improve themselves to solve problems rather than patching them.
‘Homegrown’ leadership is the way to make meaningful change in communities purpose

Aug. 13, 2019 9:08 am

‘Homegrown’ leadership is the way to make meaningful change in communities

The Philadelphia Foundation's Pedro Ramos talks racial equity, community conversations and accessibility in philanthropy.
Indah Nuritasari: ‘I believe that stories, journalism is very powerful’ people

Jun. 27, 2019 8:40 am

Indah Nuritasari: ‘I believe that stories, journalism is very powerful’

The Indonesian writer says she organizes workshops for immigrants and refugees because she knows how hard life can be for them.
Kathryn Ott Lovell: ‘There is huge potential in Philadelphia’s public spaces’ people

Jun. 25, 2019 7:02 am

Kathryn Ott Lovell: ‘There is huge potential in Philadelphia’s public spaces’

One of two Philadelphians named a Public Spaces Fellow by the Knight Foundation, the Commissioner of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation says she'll now have the chance to test drive creative ideas.

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