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‘We know we have to do things differently’: This partnership is ready to invest in Kensington in a new way funding

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.
Looking to a post-pandemic recovery, Pew awards $5 million to five Philly nonprofits funding

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.
Trust-based philanthropy offers us a path to power sharing, beyond the pandemic funding

Apr. 22, 2021 1:36 pm

Trust-based philanthropy offers us a path to power sharing, beyond the pandemic

"By lifting restrictions on the use of funds and relying on grantees to tell us what they needed, we made seismic shifts in the distribution of power in our sector," says guest columnist Farrah Parkes.
The new COVID-19 Prevention & Response Fund will open its second round of funding June 3 funding

Apr. 20, 2021 1:20 pm

The new COVID-19 Prevention & Response Fund will open its second round of funding June 3

"We decided that an equity-based pooled fund that used trust-based principles and was community-led would be the most successful model,” said Shira Hodges of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia.
Money moves: Wells Fargo regional foundations transfer $100M in charitable assets to Philadelphia Foundation funding

Dec. 22, 2020 5:05 pm

Money moves: Wells Fargo regional foundations transfer $100M in charitable assets to Philadelphia Foundation

Plus, Congreso de Latinos Unidos receives $5M grant, and the Eagles Social Justice Fund awards $460K to 24 nonprofits.
Nonprofits are struggling to do more with less money, but donors and volunteers can help: 5 questions answered purpose

Dec. 2, 2020 8:03 am

Nonprofits are struggling to do more with less money, but donors and volunteers can help: 5 questions answered

It’s critically important that everyone who can afford to donate to nonprofits does so now, says guest columnist Erica Mills Barnhart.
Here are 37+ organizations to donate to during #GivingTuesday (or, really, any day) purpose

Dec. 1, 2020 9:15 am

Here are 37+ organizations to donate to during #GivingTuesday (or, really, any day)

We encourage you to explore the hashtag on your favorite social media platform as the day progresses to see other organizations participating in this annual day of giving.
Wanted: Orgs with strategies to maximize income and benefits for households facing poverty funding

Nov. 24, 2020 12:27 pm

Wanted: Orgs with strategies to maximize income and benefits for households facing poverty

Philadelphia Poverty Action Fund announces a call for collaborations for the Family Stability Community Challenge.
In response to COVID-19, these two United Way leaders in Chester County are doing things differently people

Nov. 19, 2020 2:00 pm

In response to COVID-19, these two United Way leaders in Chester County are doing things differently

Columnist Krys Sipple talks to Carrie Freeman and Christopher Saello about how the organizations they lead are responding to both the nonprofits they fund and the communities those nonprofits serve.
This successful Black-led org couldn’t get a loan that wasn’t predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up purpose

Nov. 17, 2020 10:00 am

This successful Black-led org couldn’t get a loan that wasn’t predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up

"YEAH is working on a shoestring, breaking the cycle of violence in Cobbs Creek. The program is evidence-based, and we should be tripping over ourselves to fund it," says guest columnist Sarah Martinez-Helfman.

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