Nov. 11, 2021 3:28 pm
By sunsetting, the Douty Foundation makes a strong case for limited-life philanthropy
“As a result of its own internal planning coupled with the injustices exposed throughout 2020, the Foundation determined that now is the time to put 100% of its resources into the hands of the communities that are at the heart of this work,” said Jennifer Leith.
Oct. 11, 2021 8:58 am
Nonprofit AF: 10 predictable responses from white dudes when people criticize inequitable systems
"I love a good debate, but so many responses from white dudes are nowhere in the realm of validity or originality," writes Vu Le of Nonprofit AF.
Sep. 22, 2021 2:52 pm
Pennsylvania Humanities Council is offering up to $20,000 in flexible funding — but you have to act fast
PHC strives to distribute funding equitably across the state and seeks to grow a state-wide network of people and organizations that value and practice the humanities.
Sep. 2, 2021 3:10 pm
Workforce development efforts share $2.8M in funding
Urban Affairs Coalition was among the organizations receiving grants from the PA Schools-to-Work program.
Jul. 15, 2021 3:42 pm
How well did philanthropy respond to COVID?
“What we have done well is to recognize that our practices and policies could be disrupted to be more responsive." says Vanessa Briggs of the Brandywine Health Foundation.
May 26, 2021 8:34 am
PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers
According to experts, one of the most under-discussed aspects of ARP is that it represents "not only the largest positive fiscal jolt to state and local budgets in decades, but also the one most supportive of local discretion."
May 17, 2021 12:11 pm
A pitch with teeth: Local power couple to appear on the ‘Shark Tank’ season finale
The robotics dinosaur company founder "Dino Don" Lessem, and his wife, nonprofit fundraiser Valerie Jones, will pitch the sharks on Friday, May 21 on ABC.
May 12, 2021 8:31 am
Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding
“There are several unique things about this new Fund. The first is that it is available to groups which are not yet incorporated as formal nonprofits," says Farrah Parkes of the Gender Justice Fund.
Apr. 27, 2021 8:55 am
‘We know we have to do things differently’: This partnership is ready to invest in Kensington in a new way
The Kensington Community Resilience Fund, which launches today, will be offering $10,000 grants to community organizations that amplify the voices of the Kensington, Harrowgate and Fairhill communities.
Apr. 26, 2021 7:43 am
Looking to a post-pandemic recovery, Pew awards $5 million to five Philly nonprofits
Contributor Brandon Dorfman speaks to Benefits Data Trust, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia and Puentes de Salud which, along with the Philadelphia Zoo and Visit Philadelphia, received funding to sustain and expand recovery efforts.