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Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 8:58 am

Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months

18 of Philadelphia's best and brightest tell us what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address the longstanding structural inequities in the city.
Nonprofit AF: The default nonprofit board model is archaic and toxic. Let’s try some new models purpose

Jul. 6, 2020 7:30 am

Nonprofit AF: The default nonprofit board model is archaic and toxic. Let’s try some new models

"Over the years, we have developed a learned helplessness, thinking that this model is the only one we have," says guest columnist Vu Le.
Philanthropy needs a new endgame: The liberation of Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities in America purpose

Jun. 10, 2020 7:30 am

Philanthropy needs a new endgame: The liberation of Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities in America

"Today, there is an urgent need for philanthropic institutions and philanthropists to take more deliberate and intentional steps to dismantle white supremacy," says guest columnist Sidney Hargro.
Plugged-in and nonprofit: Nominate up to 10 people to be considered for inclusion in our ‘RealLIST Connectors’ people

May 27, 2020 2:08 pm

Plugged-in and nonprofit: Nominate up to 10 people to be considered for inclusion in our ‘RealLIST Connectors’

In a couple of weeks we'll publish a list of connectors from across the nonprofit sector. Not necessarily the most powerful people in the sector, but among the most influential and consequential.
Charitable giving: Are the rich really stingier than the rest of us? funding

May 21, 2020 12:56 pm

Charitable giving: Are the rich really stingier than the rest of us?

Many people believe that the rich are inherently less generous — or that they donate only to museums and art galleries, preferably at fancy galas. But not so fast, says Benjamin Priday, an economist who studies charitable giving.
Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19 funding

May 4, 2020 3:42 pm

Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19

Includes news from Brandywine Health Foundation, Bread & Roses Community Fund, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Philadelphia Bar Foundation, The Presser Foundation, The William Penn Foundation, and more.
Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 12:21 pm

Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response

The Women's Funding Collaborative offers six suggestions for philanthropic entities and policymakers.
400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse graduation purpose

Jan. 13, 2020 7:05 am

400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse graduation

In this piece from The Conversation, guest columnist Tyrone Freeman traces the tradition of Black philanthropy from James Forten in colonial Philadelphia to today's giving circles.
Astrological philanthrophy? Let’s talk zodiac sun signs and giving in 2020 purpose

Jan. 1, 2020 7:31 am

Astrological philanthrophy? Let’s talk zodiac sun signs and giving in 2020

According to an Aug. 2019 MTV poll, one third of Gen Zers decide who they date based on astrology. Could deciding what social impact org to donate to be next? Just for fun, we imagine what that might look like.
Money Moves: Giving, getting and p(l)aying it forward purpose

Nov. 18, 2019 1:17 pm

Money Moves: Giving, getting and p(l)aying it forward

This week's Money Moves tracks philanthropic giving from Bank of America, Citizens Bank, several foundations, a violinist and a basketball player ... to start.

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