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How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them people

Nov. 7, 2016 9:10 am

How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them

"It's not acceptable that youth we took responsibility for raising end up being homeless in adulthood or incarcerated so soon after they leave care," said Stoneleigh fellow Dominique Mikell.
The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month purpose

Nov. 3, 2016 3:20 pm

The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month

Enhance your visit with complementary digital content. Barnes will experiment with Apple Watches this month, thanks to funding from the Barra Foundation.
Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact people

Aug. 30, 2016 12:58 pm

Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact

Philly artists Black Thought, Meek Mill and Freeway have three different approaches to hometown philanthropy.
David Gould wants to ‘level the playing field’ in Philadelphia before it’s too late people

Aug. 17, 2016 11:21 am

David Gould wants to ‘level the playing field’ in Philadelphia before it’s too late

The William Penn program officer has a personal mission to create equity in communities. Oh, and he'll also to kick your butt on the basketball court.
Lenfest ED Stacy Holland has 3 big ideas that could change Philly’s education system people

Aug. 12, 2016 8:12 am

Lenfest ED Stacy Holland has 3 big ideas that could change Philly’s education system

In which we revisit Holland's 2015 TEDxPhiladelphia talk. The most important takeaway? Most Philadelphians' perceptions of the school system is all wrong.
Want your nonprofit to have a data-driven culture? You need an enforcer people

Jul. 8, 2016 8:15 am

Want your nonprofit to have a data-driven culture? You need an enforcer

Anti-poverty group ACHIEVEability has one: she's named Jamila Harris-Morrison.
This fellowship could make El Sawyer the face of incarceration reform in Philly funding

Jul. 7, 2016 12:22 pm

This fellowship could make El Sawyer the face of incarceration reform in Philly

The Philadelphia filmmaker and educator has received a two year $100,000 grant from the New York-based foundation to continue his work surrounding mass incarceration and re-entry.
Why NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson will sport an ArtWell logo on his helmet in August funding

Jun. 9, 2016 8:52 am

Why NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson will sport an ArtWell logo on his helmet in August

The nonprofit won $25K for public school programming in a national competition held by the racecar driver's foundation. Plus, the nonprofit's poetry team is competing in Philly Youth Poetry Movement's finals this week.
This Media, Pa. foundation has equity in six social enterprises funding

May 6, 2016 12:56 pm

This Media, Pa. foundation has equity in six social enterprises

Untours Foundation is doing something many foundations are still only talking about. "Change is always scary," Director Elizabeth Killough said.
Why GreenLight Fund ED Omar Woodard is no stranger to philanthropy people

May 2, 2016 2:37 pm

Why GreenLight Fund ED Omar Woodard is no stranger to philanthropy

At a recent welcome reception packed with local social impact leaders, Woodard recalls his roots and makes his purpose public.

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