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5 fun ways Philly orgs have pivoted to virtual purpose

May 28, 2020 9:13 am

5 fun ways Philly orgs have pivoted to virtual

Check out what the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, Kimmel Center, Rock to the Future, StoryUP! and First Person Arts have been doing online.
The lesson is hope: Musicopia uses $100k grant from Impact100 Philadelphia to expand services purpose

Sep. 26, 2019 8:00 am

The lesson is hope: Musicopia uses $100k grant from Impact100 Philadelphia to expand services

According to Jesse Mell, who directs Musicopia's Drumlines program, music education programs are not only an avenue for self expression, they bring hope.
The founder of a local education program will give a TED talk this spring people

Jan. 12, 2017 2:23 pm

The founder of a local education program will give a TED talk this spring

Play On Philly! founder, TED fellow and trumpeteer Stanford Thompson will present on the national TED stage in April.
“Our organizations and work were stronger when we collaborated” people

Apr. 28, 2016 12:53 pm

“Our organizations and work were stronger when we collaborated”

We interviewed Jim Wells about Blackboard Labs' merge with Jr. Music Executive for our new PhillyCAM show, "Around the Corner."
These merging nonprofits use hip-hop culture to educate youth method

Mar. 29, 2016 2:21 pm

These merging nonprofits use hip-hop culture to educate youth

Blackboard Labs and Jr. Music Executive are merging under fiscal sponsor Resources for Human Development.
Music-Focused Presser Foundation Takes Steps to Modernize funding

Sep. 30, 2014 10:18 am

Music-Focused Presser Foundation Takes Steps to Modernize

The Presser Foundation, a philanthropic organization focused on music education and advancement that awards approximately $3 million a year ($2 million locally), has recently taken steps to modernize and boost its transparency. Founded in 1939 to fulfill the will of Theodore Presser, a devoted philanthropist who made his fortune in the music publishing business, the […]

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