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How responsive has philanthropy been to funding pro-immigrant organizations? purpose

Jun. 14, 2019 2:53 pm

How responsive has philanthropy been to funding pro-immigrant organizations?

In 2016, NPQ's Steve Dubb reports, total support for immigrant rights groups from the nation’s 1,000 largest foundations was a paltry $124 million, less than 1% of spending by those foundations.
Money Moves: A towering $83M has been awarded recently to area organizations purpose

Jun. 6, 2019 7:35 pm

Money Moves: A towering $83M has been awarded recently to area organizations

A Silicon Valley fund gave the Philadelphia Orchestra Association $55 million, the William Penn Foundation distributed more than $17 million to 59 arts and environmental organizations, the Eagles raise millions for autism research, and more.
Philanthropy Network and Chamber of Commerce release corporate social responsibility report purpose

May 15, 2019 10:24 am

Philanthropy Network and Chamber of Commerce release corporate social responsibility report

"How Employers Give: A Look at Philanthropy and Volunteerism in Philadelphia" outlines how the business community of Philadelphia engages in philanthropy, the scale and scope of those philanthropic activities, and the impact on communities in recent years.
In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 8:00 am

In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal

The CEO with a gift for memorable turns-of-phrase and pop culture allusions has a plan to drop Philadelphia's poverty rate by six percentage points.
Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, other local orgs received an incredible $44 million funding

Apr. 9, 2019 7:36 am

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, other local orgs received an incredible $44 million

Spring has sprung, and philanthropic giving to small businesses, children’s education services and community centers is in full bloom.
Here’s how Gritty is like the best Delco nonprofits purpose

Mar. 21, 2019 2:44 pm

Here’s how Gritty is like the best Delco nonprofits

Frances Sheehan of The Foundation for Delaware County believes it makes complete sense that Gritty's backstory has him coming from Delco. The mascot's can-do, get-the-job-done attitude exemplifies the nonprofits the foundation funds, she says.
Money Moves: Valley Youth House, Riverfront North Partnership and other local orgs earned nearly $6M funding

Mar. 14, 2019 10:11 am

Money Moves: Valley Youth House, Riverfront North Partnership and other local orgs earned nearly $6M

Philly’s latest round of philanthropic giving benefited career-oriented education programs, financial literacy and initiatives combating homelessness.
Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias funding

Mar. 7, 2019 2:04 pm

Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias

A recent Twitterstorm from Stephen King was a useful reminder for fundraisers: Do not make assumptions based on binary gender stereotypes. Full stop.
Pedro Ramos: ‘Sky is the limit’ on ideas for new publicly decided grants funding

Mar. 4, 2019 3:12 pm

Pedro Ramos: ‘Sky is the limit’ on ideas for new publicly decided grants

The Philadelphia Foundation's Key to Community grants shift who has the power to impact community.
Money Moves: Campbell Soup gave $700K to community initiatives in Camden funding

Feb. 21, 2019 3:30 pm

Money Moves: Campbell Soup gave $700K to community initiatives in Camden

Philadelphia-area funders have given $3.7 million to support local causes this winter, including mental health initiatives, neighborhood beautification projects, youth empowerment programs and more.

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