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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.
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 people

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.