Sep. 30, 2020 8:14 am
In the world of venture funding, women receive just 7% of the pie. We can do better
Guest columnist Cat Berman, the CEO and cofounder of the impact investment platform CNote, writes about why we need to revisit risk measurement and the lending process.
Sep. 24, 2020 7:00 am
Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes
“Cuts in social service nonprofits will decimate a system that is already too fragile,” says Donna Cooper, the executive director of Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY).
Sep. 9, 2020 3:12 pm
Salima Pace is one of a new generation of union leaders. But why stop at that?
The Secretary-Treasurer of District 1199C National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees talks with Generocity about funding education, supporting maternity care, and creating space for Black women in politics.
Aug. 31, 2020 9:18 am
Are simplified grant applications here to stay?
After moderating a virtual Funders Forum, columnist Valerie Johnson explores the grant application changes that would make life easier for nonprofits seeking funding.
Aug. 20, 2020 11:46 am
COVID-19 has boosted food-related philanthropy, but for how long?
Feeding America says demand on food banks since March has increased an average of 50% and it is estimating members will need $1.4 billion to keep pace with the exploding need. But some local food banks say donations have started to decline.
Jun. 22, 2020 7:30 am
While COVID-19 is keeping people apart, Beyond the Seams found a way to maintain the fabric of their community
This Philadelphia embroidery and silkscreen business is providing facemasks to neighbors on a donation basis while struggling to make ends meet as a micro-business.
Jun. 12, 2020 8:58 am
How to dismantle racist media? Lift up community voices
Independence Public Media Foundation has created a $750,000 Community Voices Fund to speed the work of media that "creates and holds space for communities fighting for change and justice."
May 22, 2020 8:00 am
There’s a grant for that: 6 opportunities available from late May to mid-June, and on a rolling basis
Check out our timeline for COVID-19 impact assistance for mid-sized arts nonprofits Black working artists, gender justice community organizers, trans communities, Indigenous businesses, and more.
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.
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.