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Generocity.org is launching a year-long reporting project on a ‘more just recovery’ purpose

Jul. 8, 2020 12:00 pm

Generocity.org is launching a year-long reporting project on a ‘more just recovery’

Called TRACE and supported by a consortium of regional foundations, the goal is to track and inform how the Philadelphia region responds to a pandemic, economic crisis and structural racism.
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.
US giving reached a near-record $450 billion in 2019 funding

Jun. 17, 2020 11:00 am

US giving reached a near-record $450 billion in 2019

It’s too soon to tell about 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the recession underway and widespread social movements for racial justice, but guest columnist Anna Pruitt looks at three long-term trends to watch.
Vanessa Briggs: ‘Upstream solutions are key to authentic engagement of our communities’ purpose

Jun. 5, 2020 2:00 pm

Vanessa Briggs: ‘Upstream solutions are key to authentic engagement of our communities’

With all of the philanthropic dollars pouring into communities, what has really changed? asks the Brandywine Health Foundation CEO.
Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19 funding

May 4, 2020 3:42 pm

Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19

Includes news from Brandywine Health Foundation, Bread & Roses Community Fund, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Philadelphia Bar Foundation, The Presser Foundation, The William Penn Foundation, and more.
Area foundations and funds continue to respond to COVID-19 crisis purpose

Apr. 17, 2020 12:21 pm

Area foundations and funds continue to respond to COVID-19 crisis

Includes updates from the Barra Foundation, the Douty Foundation, the Foundation for Delaware County, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, PHL COVID-19 Fund, and the Samuel S. Fels Fund.
Nonprofit AF: This is the wake-up call for nonprofits and foundations to get political purpose

Apr. 13, 2020 3:00 pm

Nonprofit AF: This is the wake-up call for nonprofits and foundations to get political

"We are at risk of learning all the wrong lessons from this horrifying global nightmare," says Vu Le, of the Nonprofit AF blog.
Nonprofit AF: A few things for nonprofits and foundations to consider in light of the Coronavirus purpose

Mar. 9, 2020 8:52 am

Nonprofit AF: A few things for nonprofits and foundations to consider in light of the Coronavirus

"The virus reveals several of the weaknesses of our sector and our society, shedding light on things we need to get a better grasp on," say Vu Le, the writer and editor of the Nonprofit AF blog.
These are Philadelphia’s 25 biggest nonprofits by income funding

Jan. 16, 2020 11:51 am

These are Philadelphia’s 25 biggest nonprofits by income

The University of Pennsylvania has been number one every time we've published this list. But there have been other changes....
This Foundation CEO has worn many figurative hats. And one extraordinary literal one: a crown of onions people

Oct. 18, 2019 8:25 am

This Foundation CEO has worn many figurative hats. And one extraordinary literal one: a crown of onions

Columnist Krys Sipple chats with Karen Simmons, who has led the Chester County Community Foundation from an organization with $174K and a single Donor Advised Fund, to one entrusted with 400+ funds totaling more than $73 million.

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