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New grant programs infuse Philadelphia’s nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million funding

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New grant programs infuse Philadelphia’s nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million

The Pew Charitable Trusts announced four grant awards totaling $3.2 million, while the Forman Arts Initiative's and Philadelphia Foundation's joint venture, the Art Works Grant, promises $3 million to the arts over the next five years. 
How well did philanthropy respond to COVID? purpose

Jul. 15, 2021 3:42 pm

How well did philanthropy respond to COVID?

“What we have done well is to recognize that our practices and policies could be disrupted to be more responsive." says Vanessa Briggs of the Brandywine Health Foundation.
New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program purpose

Jun. 30, 2021 3:48 pm

New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program

Research shows the WIC program improves long-term outcomes for women and children. Participants have healthier babies who are more likely to be immunized, score higher on assessments of mental development and have lower incidences of obesity.
Opinion: Funders can do better, but so can nonprofits purpose

Jun. 23, 2021 8:30 am

Opinion: Funders can do better, but so can nonprofits

Nonprofit professionals have the power to connect a major funder to the work. This power should not be taken for granted, says guest columnist Nicole Tell.
When it comes to data, let’s just agree to disaggregate purpose

Jun. 16, 2021 3:31 pm

When it comes to data, let’s just agree to disaggregate

Nonprofits often choose over-aggregated data because it’s easier to access and understand, but this results in harmful oversimplification, says guest columnist Julie Christie.
COVID deaths decline, but nonprofits need help if they are going to survive purpose

Jun. 2, 2021 11:54 am

COVID deaths decline, but nonprofits need help if they are going to survive

The lesson COVID-19 has made clear is that the nonprofit sector, while much needed, is under-resourced and as financially fragile as some of its own clients.
What should the fundraiser do? purpose

May 18, 2021 9:30 am

What should the fundraiser do?

Imagine that someone with whom your nonprofit has contracted for services breaches one of your org's norms of conduct. Now imagine the impact of that on your clients....
Nonprofit AF: 12 ways ‘all lives matter’ manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy purpose

May 10, 2021 9:22 am

Nonprofit AF: 12 ways ‘all lives matter’ manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy

"If we’re going to advance equity, then we need to examine the myriad, often subtle ways we are perpetuating the all-lives-matter credo in our work," says Nonprofit AF's Vu Le.
‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’ purpose

Apr. 1, 2021 2:41 pm

‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’

It's time to bring back a Public Editor to hold media accountable for racism, bias and inequity, says Tauhid Chappell.
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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