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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.
Foundations’ 21st-century obligation: Align your endowments with mission method

May 23, 2019 2:53 pm

Foundations’ 21st-century obligation: Align your endowments with mission

Laura Kind McKenna: Foundations generally invest 5% for mission-first outcomes and 95% for finance-first outcomes ... changing this status-quo is not only philanthropy’s greatest 21st-century opportunity but our most critical obligation.
Money Moves: The eagle-eyed will notice that these grants and donations total more than $11 million funding

May 6, 2019 8:15 am

Money Moves: The eagle-eyed will notice that these grants and donations total more than $11 million

The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, NRG Gives, Eagles Autism Challenge and more, made significant awards to area organizations in April.
Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 8:00 am

In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal

The CEO with a gift for memorable turns-of-phrase and pop culture allusions has a plan to drop Philadelphia's poverty rate by six percentage points.
Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco method

Mar. 28, 2019 3:14 pm

Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco

From listening to community to trauma-informed approaches, nonprofits in the suburbs diversify strategies in their fight against hunger.
Helping make ends meet in Bucks, the least affordable county in the state method

Mar. 26, 2019 12:15 pm

Helping make ends meet in Bucks, the least affordable county in the state

Penn Community Foundation looks to address issues of food, safety, housing and skills by investing in nonprofits already working in the community.
Laura Fields wants local farms to thrive. So she started a whiskey convention method

Mar. 25, 2019 12:30 pm

Laura Fields wants local farms to thrive. So she started a whiskey convention

The Delaware Valley Fields Foundation has lessons on tackling its mission in a new way. Your nonprofit might just learn something from the American Whiskey Convention. Cheers!
Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces? funding

Mar. 12, 2019 7:05 am

Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces?

If so, the Knight Foundation wants you to nominate yourself for one of its inaugural Public Spaces Fellowships.
This $3M partnership between Philly funders prioritizes collaboration over competition funding

Jan. 16, 2019 2:03 pm

This $3M partnership between Philly funders prioritizes collaboration over competition

The initiative from the local United Way, Scattergood Foundation, Barra Foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation and others will support nonprofit leaders in capacity and skills building.

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