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Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it? purpose

Oct. 6, 2021 11:32 am

Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it?

Last week we asked our community — via our daily newsletter — to tell us what they and/or their organizations are doing to help improve digital access in the region. Here are their responses.
Do nonprofit employees volunteer at organizations they don’t work for? purpose

Aug. 12, 2021 4:39 pm

Do nonprofit employees volunteer at organizations they don’t work for?

In our Generocity community, the answer to that is a resounding "yes." Four local nonprofit professionals share examples of how — and why — they volunteer.
If Jeff Bezos gave you $100M to help grow a nonprofit, which would you choose? purpose

Jul. 22, 2021 12:11 pm

If Jeff Bezos gave you $100M to help grow a nonprofit, which would you choose?

When we posed that question via our newsletter yesterday, four community members immediately responded — three of them spotlighting deserving organizational recipients, and one of them with a plan that would make the lives Philadelphians a lot healthier.
We can create a successful public bank — it’s our money! purpose

Jul. 19, 2021 10:25 am

We can create a successful public bank — it’s our money!

North Dakota's public bank is the most profitable bank in the United States, with up to 17% return on investment. Philadelphia has twice as many people as ND, and a lot more money. Imagine the potential, says guest columnist Constance Billé.
‘Postal banks helped people of little means to be able to save a few hundred dollars’ purpose

Jul. 9, 2021 3:39 pm

‘Postal banks helped people of little means to be able to save a few hundred dollars’

Two members of the Generocity community shared their enthusiasm for the idea of postal banking in response to our daily newsletter's question yesterday.
Generocity community responds to Vu Le post on paying interview-stage job applicants purpose

Jun. 10, 2021 1:53 pm

Generocity community responds to Vu Le post on paying interview-stage job applicants

According to the founder of Nonprofit AF, to increase equity, we need to start paying job candidates for their time. The readers who shared their experiences with us agree.
How is your community better or worse than it was in February 2020? purpose

Apr. 30, 2021 12:15 pm

How is your community better or worse than it was in February 2020?

After a year of massive societal shifts and challenges, we asked readers how they think their workplaces, industries and neighborhoods have fared. Here's what they said.
Meeting the moment: An opportunity for philanthropy to think big purpose

Apr. 28, 2021 9:37 am

Meeting the moment: An opportunity for philanthropy to think big

"Philadelphia’s regional philanthropic community could help to trigger transformation in two of the most consequential arenas of government: public education and policing," says guest columnist Debbie Weiner.
Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation? purpose

Mar. 22, 2021 1:09 pm

Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation?

It is important to acknowledge that not all the changes the virus wrought have been bad ones. We ask Generocity's community to help us identify the nonprofits that have cultivated positive change.

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