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Changing metrics for impact purpose

Aug. 7, 2020 9:24 am

Changing metrics for impact

Rapid response, streamlined reporting requirements, unrestricted grants — the COVID-19 crisis has precipitated the emergence of a new donor-grantee business model for Philadelphia-area funders.
Nonprofit AF: How progressives’ addiction to overthinking is sabotaging our work purpose

Jul. 28, 2020 7:30 am

Nonprofit AF: How progressives’ addiction to overthinking is sabotaging our work

We have built entire industries of data/evaluation and strategic planning consultants around toxic intellectualizing, says guest columnist Vu Le.
As protests and unrest grip the nation, how should Philly nonprofits respond? people

Jun. 1, 2020 3:58 pm

As protests and unrest grip the nation, how should Philly nonprofits respond?

We asked nonprofit professionals and leaders across the sector, and got a good number of answers. But we'd like to hear from more of the sector's leadership.
Charitable giving: Are the rich really stingier than the rest of us? funding

May 21, 2020 12:56 pm

Charitable giving: Are the rich really stingier than the rest of us?

Many people believe that the rich are inherently less generous — or that they donate only to museums and art galleries, preferably at fancy galas. But not so fast, says Benjamin Priday, an economist who studies charitable giving.
How funds and foundations are supporting grantees through the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic purpose

Mar. 17, 2020 2:20 pm

How funds and foundations are supporting grantees through the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic

We asked the leaders at the Brandywine Health Foundation, the Foundation for Delaware County, GreenLight Fund, Knight Foundation, New Century Trust and the Samuel S. Fels Fund to tell us what they are doing.
Do fundraisers have privileged solutions and strategies? purpose

May 2, 2019 4:36 pm

Do fundraisers have privileged solutions and strategies?

They are taught best practices that cater to the privileged, says columnist Valerie Johnson, but they can change them.
Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, other local orgs received an incredible $44 million funding

Apr. 9, 2019 7:36 am

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, other local orgs received an incredible $44 million

Spring has sprung, and philanthropic giving to small businesses, children’s education services and community centers is in full bloom.
Money Moves: Valley Youth House, Riverfront North Partnership and other local orgs earned nearly $6M funding

Mar. 14, 2019 10:11 am

Money Moves: Valley Youth House, Riverfront North Partnership and other local orgs earned nearly $6M

Philly’s latest round of philanthropic giving benefited career-oriented education programs, financial literacy and initiatives combating homelessness.
Money Moves: Campbell Soup gave $700K to community initiatives in Camden funding

Feb. 21, 2019 3:30 pm

Money Moves: Campbell Soup gave $700K to community initiatives in Camden

Philadelphia-area funders have given $3.7 million to support local causes this winter, including mental health initiatives, neighborhood beautification projects, youth empowerment programs and more.
Impact investing is “poised for serious growth”: Case Foundation’s Kate Ahern funding

Oct. 28, 2015 11:50 am

Impact investing is “poised for serious growth”: Case Foundation’s Kate Ahern

Ahern will be at the Wharton Social Impact Conference in Philadelphia on Oct. 29. She spoke with us about her role managing Case Foundation's impact investing initiatives.

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