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Impact100 Philadelphia just granted out $360K to 5 nonprofits funding

Jun. 6, 2017 11:35 am

Impact100 Philadelphia just granted out $360K to 5 nonprofits

The Attic Youth Center, Interim House and Community Volunteers in Medicine each took home $100,000 in core mission grants.
Local researchers are using battery acid to turn your wasteful restaurant sludge into fuel method

Feb. 16, 2017 12:47 pm

Local researchers are using battery acid to turn your wasteful restaurant sludge into fuel

With a small business grant from the EPA, researchers at Environmental Fuel Research are trying to succeed where others have failed — and keep waste out of landfills in the process.
Philly has an international environmental film festival now purpose

Jan. 24, 2017 8:06 am

Philly has an international environmental film festival now

The inaugural Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival will be held April 20 to 23.
PennFuture finally has a lobbying arm in Conservation Voters of Pa. method

Jan. 13, 2017 1:00 pm

PennFuture finally has a lobbying arm in Conservation Voters of Pa.

It's not a "merger" per se, but a new partnership between the two nonprofits will consolidate influence and allow PennFuture to work through election cycles.
Rally for social justice with these 9 events in Philly purpose

Jan. 12, 2017 12:49 pm

Rally for social justice with these 9 events in Philly

A host of local nonprofits are behind these activist and educational gatherings.
Wharton Social Impact Initiative tackles the post-Recession bank stereotype purpose

Jan. 5, 2017 10:07 am

Wharton Social Impact Initiative tackles the post-Recession bank stereotype

Believe it or not, triple-bottom-line banking is a thing. Beneficial State Bank founder Kat Taylor sat down with WSII VP Katherine Klein to talk about it.
This longtime science educator wants young people calling the shots on environmental policy people

Nov. 16, 2016 12:57 pm

This longtime science educator wants young people calling the shots on environmental policy

Being a successful nonprofit leader is about keeping your mind open — even about gaps in your own knowledge, says Meigs Award for Environmental Leadership recipient Carole Williams-Green.
Visualize Philly’s sustainability plan with this neat tool results

Nov. 3, 2016 11:36 am

Visualize Philly’s sustainability plan with this neat tool

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability and Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation just published its Greenworks Dashboard.
From the Shark Tank to Philly’s food bank purpose

Oct. 26, 2016 7:34 am

From the Shark Tank to Philly’s food bank

Baltimore social enterprise Hungry Harvest has officially launched in Philly, but its partnership with Philabundance here is a deviation from its original model.
Learn just how important a healthy Delaware River is with this event series purpose

Sep. 14, 2016 2:33 pm

Learn just how important a healthy Delaware River is with this event series

The William Penn Foundation, Cooper's Ferry Partnerhip and 23 environmental education centers will raise awareness for the river over the next six weeks with a bunch of activities and events.

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