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Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 12:41 pm

Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures

Chris Banks and Ashley Fox talk to Generocity contributor Lisa Bryant about their financial education efforts in Philly. Not only what people need to learn, but what they need to unlearn.
Money for less. Respect for free method

Feb. 25, 2021 1:34 pm

Money for less. Respect for free

As the devastation from COVID becomes fully realized, there will be a massive wave of nonperforming loan exposure. Lenders know this is coming, but what they may not fully grasp is that they have the ability to avoid it, says guest columnist Michele Corson.
Power moves: Dena Driscoll joins Public Interest Law Center people

May 13, 2019 2:27 pm

Power moves: Dena Driscoll joins Public Interest Law Center

Plus, a high-profile hire at The Barnes Foundation, and awards and honors for young professionals, journalists, business and nonprofit leaders.
GreenLight Fund is bringing a new model of financial empowerment to Philadelphia funding

Jul. 27, 2018 9:00 am

GreenLight Fund is bringing a new model of financial empowerment to Philadelphia

The venture philanthropy firm announced a $600,000 investment in Boston-based financial services nonprofit Compass Working Capital, in partnership with Clarifi and the Philadelphia Housing Authority.
Can financial literacy solve Philly’s poverty problem? method

May 14, 2018 12:41 pm

Can financial literacy solve Philly’s poverty problem?

Financial empowerment and wealth building are micro-level fixes for a macro-level problem — but they can make a difference on an individual level.
Clarifi is one of 25 national finalists for The Renewal Awards funding

Feb. 14, 2018 7:12 am

Clarifi is one of 25 national finalists for The Renewal Awards

The financial empowerment nonprofit is up for $20,000. Voting ends Feb. 21.
What is the racial wealth gap? people

Nov. 30, 2017 7:57 am

What is the racial wealth gap?

Clarifi's director of community engagement, Soneyet Muhammad, pitches the nonprofit's three-year-old financial bootcamp program, which pivoted this year to address the topic.
Peirce College is launching a workforce training program for parents results

Aug. 9, 2017 4:25 pm

Peirce College is launching a workforce training program for parents

The program and its "two-generation approach," supported by a $60,000 grant from United Way, is set to launch in 2018 and is for participants over 18 years old with at least one child in the household.
Snag this financial literacy course for your local high school by July 31 funding

Jul. 11, 2017 3:30 pm

Snag this financial literacy course for your local high school by July 31

Applications are open now to bring FS Financial Scholars, an in-school program run by FS Foundation and Penn's Bridges to Wealth, to two schools this fall.
These 11 area nonprofits received $225K from Citizens Bank for their financial literacy programs funding

Apr. 11, 2017 10:30 am

These 11 area nonprofits received $225K from Citizens Bank for their financial literacy programs

Eighty nonprofits nationally received a total of $1.4 million in donations from the bank as part of its Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial literacy initiative.

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