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Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall funding

Nov. 15, 2018 12:53 pm

Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall

In this first edition of a new column tracking philanthropic and corporate giving, read about local funds supporting college access programs, youth diversion advocacy, solar energy training and more. (There's a donated house in there, too.)
The Foundation for Delaware County made its first major grants funding

Nov. 2, 2018 2:16 pm

The Foundation for Delaware County made its first major grants

Totaling $1,165,000, all grants were given to programs that improve maternal and child health, particularly for children living in poverty.
4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work purpose

Oct. 30, 2018 12:30 pm

4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work

Four experienced nonprofit execs picked four local orgs they think more people should know about. Meet Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, Tree House Books, Urban Creators and Preventing HIV Project.
This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services purpose

Oct. 24, 2018 12:45 pm

This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services

Centralized intake systems hinge on collaboration between providers. In Philadelphia, the homeless services, home visiting and legal sectors are all developing ways to bring the method to their clients.
A conference for caregivers supports the unpaid ‘backbone of the healthcare system’ purpose

Oct. 5, 2018 11:58 am

A conference for caregivers supports the unpaid ‘backbone of the healthcare system’

"We put ourselves at the bottom of the list and the bottom is the part we never get to," said Nancy's House founder Elissa Lewin about those taking care of sick or disabled family members.
Vote for one of these 10 Philly health nonprofits to win $20,000 funding

Oct. 4, 2018 11:21 am

Vote for one of these 10 Philly health nonprofits to win $20,000

Aetna's Voices of Health contest is highlighting local orgs with a focus on addressing the social determinants of health in the communities they serve.
Mental health guide: Where to get therapy on a sliding scale in Philadelphia purpose

Jun. 27, 2018 12:46 pm

Mental health guide: Where to get therapy on a sliding scale in Philadelphia

Many of these 12+ organizations' fees are based on income, so insurance isn’t required to receive help.
Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert method

Jun. 25, 2018 7:42 am

Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert

Teens and young adults make up about one-fifth of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. — and the rate of diagnosis in Philadelphia is five times greater than the national average.
Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city results

Jun. 6, 2018 11:20 am

Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city

An estimated 80 to 130 people visit the public art-making space per day, but certified recovery specialists are scarce. Reps from Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services and Mural Arts say help is on the way.
The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great results

May 15, 2018 12:00 pm

The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great

But it's not all bad news, either: Philly is walkable!

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