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Empowerment and Opportunity for All

Apr. 3, 2024 8:00 am

Empowerment and Opportunity for All

As we enter a new quarter and the first 100 days of several administrations, We'll share success stories, highlight challenges, and spark conversations about solutions that will empower all community members with resources and opportunities to succeed.
A Call for Change from Local Community Leaders

Nov. 15, 2023 6:15 am

A Call for Change from Local Community Leaders

People want vision and respect, not lip service from its “leaders” and institutions
PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers funding

May 26, 2021 8:34 am

PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers

According to experts, one of the most under-discussed aspects of ARP is that it represents "not only the largest positive fiscal jolt to state and local budgets in decades, but also the one most supportive of local discretion."
Where has the coronavirus relief money gone? funding

Dec. 14, 2020 3:47 pm

Where has the coronavirus relief money gone?

According to the National Governor’s Association, 7 out of 10 Coronavirus Relief Fund recipients say changing and unclear guidance from the Treasury Department has slowed the allocation process.
Power moves: BDT names a new CTO, a new director of healthcare innovation, and new director of technical services people

Jul. 17, 2020 3:15 pm

Power moves: BDT names a new CTO, a new director of healthcare innovation, and new director of technical services

Plus, power moves at CCP, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, Elwyn, Curio Theatre Company, Peirce College, The Foundation of Delaware County and Brandywine Health Foundation.
41 must-attend social impact events in Philly purpose

Feb. 20, 2020 6:56 am

41 must-attend social impact events in Philly

Is there something you've always considered learning about or exploring more in-depth? Give yourself permission to check out some new and interesting opportunities.
An insider’s look at the GREEN program’s Philly session, from a Temple Student purpose

Aug. 27, 2015 12:17 pm

An insider’s look at the GREEN program’s Philly session, from a Temple Student

Earlier this summer, the GREEN program held its first program in Philly program, in partnership with Philadelphia University. Local sustainability expert Max Zahniser helped with developing and teaching the educational material of the program. Rob Fleming of Philadelphia University, also helped out with the education portion of the program. Kevin Small first heard about the […]
Watson University students got a crash course in the social entrepreneur life in its first session purpose

Aug. 20, 2015 3:39 pm

Watson University students got a crash course in the social entrepreneur life in its first session

Watson University is not your average social entrepreneurship class experience. The first session in Philadelphia, a two-and-a-half week course, was an experiment to see if the city is ready to handle training millennials to be the social entrepreneurs of the future. Made up of students from across the country (four from Philly, two from Arizona, […]
Stories of Gun Violence-Where is the Love, Philadelphia? method

Mar. 30, 2015 11:45 am

Stories of Gun Violence-Where is the Love, Philadelphia?

Two summers ago, while out doing some history research for one of his professors, University of Pennsylvania student Dan Kurland was hospitalized for heat exhaustion. He remembers it vividly. Not because of his diagnosis, but because of what happened in the midst of his emergency room heart examination. “I saw a young man being wheeled […]
Commentary: How Organized is Philly’s Nonprofit Sector? purpose

Sep. 30, 2014 2:58 pm

Commentary: How Organized is Philly’s Nonprofit Sector?

In Philadelphia County, there are 7,728 Federally Registered Nonprofit Organizations, who earned $27,270,938,218 in revenue and hold $56,727,871,600 in assets1. Leading this vast sector are board members: The average board size is 16.2 voting members, according to the 2012 BoardSource Nonprofit Governance Index, which means there are as many as 125,919 board members running our nonprofit […]