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Power Moves: Four new members appointed to Philadelphia Works’ board of directors people

Sep. 4, 2019 11:35 am

Power Moves: Four new members appointed to Philadelphia Works’ board of directors

Plus, Rock to the Future names a new chief development officer, Leeway Foundation names a new office manager, and PICC taps a talented high school senior to become its civic engagement intern.
Ellen Hwang says racial equity goes beyond just inviting people to the table purpose

Sep. 3, 2019 8:00 am

Ellen Hwang says racial equity goes beyond just inviting people to the table

The Knight Foundation's Philadelphia program director spoke to Generocity about equity, and about a recent grant to the Maynard Institute to foster diversity in newsrooms.
Tamela Luce’s professional advice? Take up space and be heard purpose

Aug. 8, 2019 12:11 pm

Tamela Luce’s professional advice? Take up space and be heard

Columnist Krystine Sipple talks with the new CEO of Phoenixville Community Health Foundation about executive transition, bucket lists and herding cats.
Power Moves: Euria Min becomes director of the Lipman Family Prize purpose

Jul. 3, 2019 12:05 pm

Power Moves: Euria Min becomes director of the Lipman Family Prize

Plus, power moves at the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, the Barra Foundation, the Stoneleigh Foundation, the National Liberty Museum and more.
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.

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