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The inaugural Franklin SP2 Social Innovation Prize asked: How can innovation lead to action? method

May 16, 2017 1:49 pm

The inaugural Franklin SP2 Social Innovation Prize asked: How can innovation lead to action?

Build upon past research and collaborate with those directly affected by the issues.
4 Philly urbanists were just named Emerging City Champions funding

May 15, 2017 11:09 am

4 Philly urbanists were just named Emerging City Champions

Run by nonprofit 8 80 Cities and funded by the Knight Foundation, the yearlong fellowship offers $5,000 to "implement an innovative project to enhance public spaces, mobility or civic engagement."
Nominate a Philly immigrant entrepreneur to get their name etched into a concrete block people

Apr. 25, 2017 12:04 pm

Nominate a Philly immigrant entrepreneur to get their name etched into a concrete block

University City Science Center is accepting nominations for its 2017 Innovators Walk of Fame through May 19.
These 5 behavioral health programs are up for Scattergood Foundation’s Innovation Awards funding

Mar. 14, 2017 4:04 pm

These 5 behavioral health programs are up for Scattergood Foundation’s Innovation Awards

The foundation is leaving it up to the public to decide which program takes home $25K.
The Mayor’s Fund wants a maker to build an ‘innovative’ piece of furniture for City Hall Courtyard purpose

Jan. 4, 2017 7:55 am

The Mayor’s Fund wants a maker to build an ‘innovative’ piece of furniture for City Hall Courtyard

Harken back to the days of yore, when City Hall used to be a clean water pump.
Barra Foundation made 7 new grants this month funding

Dec. 22, 2016 4:06 pm

Barra Foundation made 7 new grants this month

Including one to scale Jumpstart Germantown and one to transform the Philadelphia Zoo into an "urban asset."
Knight’s revamped strategy calls for reinvestment in ‘promising projects’ funding

Dec. 20, 2016 12:39 pm

Knight’s revamped strategy calls for reinvestment in ‘promising projects’

Expect the foundation to "double down" on projects that work, said Philly Program Director Patrick Morgan.
The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month purpose

Nov. 3, 2016 3:20 pm

The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month

Enhance your visit with complementary digital content. Barnes will experiment with Apple Watches this month, thanks to funding from the Barra Foundation.
Why your calls with the Revenue and Water departments are friendlier results

Oct. 24, 2016 11:46 am

Why your calls with the Revenue and Water departments are friendlier

Staffers are receiving training in trauma-informed customer service. It's one outcome from Living Cities' City Accelerator initiative.
Why this city employee wants young people to consider City Hall for their next jobs people

Oct. 20, 2016 12:42 pm

Why this city employee wants young people to consider City Hall for their next jobs

The Office of Innovation and Technology's Eliza Pollack makes the case for public service. "Working for the city is unlike anything I imagined, and it has turned out to be the best decision I could have made."

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