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Funding the COVID-19 recovery in Philly: Tracing the lessons to date funding

Sep. 3, 2020 2:05 pm

Funding the COVID-19 recovery in Philly: Tracing the lessons to date

Perhaps one of the biggest lessons of the coronavirus has been the social and economic fault lines the pandemic has laid bare.
New Century Trust is renamed the Gender Justice Fund, launches new website purpose

Aug. 10, 2020 10:00 am

New Century Trust is renamed the Gender Justice Fund, launches new website

Gender Justice Fund will focus on eradicating all forms of gender-based oppression through trust-based philanthropy, systems change, culture change, and movement building. 
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.
What some foundations are doing differently because of the coronavirus pandemic: 4 questions answered funding

Jun. 23, 2020 1:37 pm

What some foundations are doing differently because of the coronavirus pandemic: 4 questions answered

Five prominent private foundations recently announced that they would increase their grantmaking by more than $1.7B over the next three years. Guest columnist Daniel Hemel takes a look at what that means.
Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 12:21 pm

Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response

The Women's Funding Collaborative offers six suggestions for philanthropic entities and policymakers.
How do you help the helpers? PHL COVID-19 Fund addresses the critical role of nonprofits purpose

Mar. 26, 2020 8:36 am

How do you help the helpers? PHL COVID-19 Fund addresses the critical role of nonprofits

The fund isn’t a static thing — it is designed to be agile and responsive to rapidly shifting needs.
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.
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.
Anuj Gupta on the power of the ‘common denominator’ public space people

Jun. 21, 2019 3:11 pm

Anuj Gupta on the power of the ‘common denominator’ public space

One of two Philadelphians named a Public Spaces Fellow by the Knight Foundation, the general manager of Reading Terminal Market will now have support while exploring how to best use our shared spaces.
How responsive has philanthropy been to funding pro-immigrant organizations? purpose

Jun. 14, 2019 2:53 pm

How responsive has philanthropy been to funding pro-immigrant organizations?

In 2016, NPQ's Steve Dubb reports, total support for immigrant rights groups from the nation’s 1,000 largest foundations was a paltry $124 million, less than 1% of spending by those foundations.

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