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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.
Justice, not charity: Liz Dozier thinks philanthropy should be rooted in equity and solidarity purpose

Oct. 29, 2019 8:25 am

Justice, not charity: Liz Dozier thinks philanthropy should be rooted in equity and solidarity

Dozier will be the keynote speaker at Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia's Sparx Conference, taking place from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 31 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing.
The young philanthropists of CCFWG’s Girls Advisory Board gear up for a new funding cycle purpose

Oct. 14, 2019 11:00 am

The young philanthropists of CCFWG’s Girls Advisory Board gear up for a new funding cycle

The 16th class of GAB — whose first meeting was September 7 — has already decided its funding priorities: access to sexual and reproductive healthcare and education; human trafficking; and mental health.
Money Moves: More than $4 million in funding was granted to Philadelphia-area orgs purpose

Sep. 5, 2019 12:01 pm

Money Moves: More than $4 million in funding was granted to Philadelphia-area orgs

Funding from the William Penn Foundation, Joseph and Marie Field Foundation, Independence Public Media, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, and more, was granted to Philadelphia-area organizations in June, July and August.
Ellen Hwang says racial equity goes beyond just inviting people to the table purpose

Sep. 3, 2019 8:00 am

Ellen Hwang says racial equity goes beyond just inviting people to the table

The Knight Foundation's Philadelphia program director spoke to Generocity about equity, and about a recent grant to the Maynard Institute to foster diversity in newsrooms.
12 philanthropy orgs aim to improve equity with support from Philanthropy Network purpose

Aug. 22, 2019 8:15 am

12 philanthropy orgs aim to improve equity with support from Philanthropy Network

‘Equity in Philanthropy’ will show organizations how to improve themselves to solve problems rather than patching them.
‘Homegrown’ leadership is the way to make meaningful change in communities purpose

Aug. 13, 2019 9:08 am

‘Homegrown’ leadership is the way to make meaningful change in communities

The Philadelphia Foundation's Pedro Ramos talks racial equity, community conversations and accessibility in philanthropy.
An open RFP (request for philanthropy) purpose

Jul. 31, 2019 11:32 am

An open RFP (request for philanthropy)

Columnist Tivoni Devor outlines three (relatively) small investments that would make a huge impact in Philadelphia.

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