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A quick guide to creating social impact with your personal finances funding

Oct. 19, 2018 10:56 am

A quick guide to creating social impact with your personal finances

First, consider balance and opportunity, writes investment advisor Greg Aloia.
Peep Hopeworks ‘N Camden youth’s heat maps of the country’s biggest donors purpose

Oct. 17, 2018 11:00 am

Peep Hopeworks ‘N Camden youth’s heat maps of the country’s biggest donors

Fundraising platform DonorPerfect provided the data for the tech education nonprofit to illustrate.
The story behind the Philly United Way’s 37 layoffs people

Oct. 16, 2018 2:22 pm

The story behind the Philly United Way’s 37 layoffs

"This is a bold and painful step," said President and CEO Bill Golderer. However, to be clear: "This is not a cost-cutting exercise."
The Philly United Way reportedly laid off a third of its staff on Monday people

Oct. 15, 2018 8:44 pm

The Philly United Way reportedly laid off a third of its staff on Monday

President and CEO Bill Golderer told Philly.com the cuts were made because "the organization needs to be set up to make meaningful investments on moving the needle on this stubborn problem of poverty."
No Philly foundations cracked the list of top U.S. funders giving globally funding

Oct. 11, 2018 1:03 pm

No Philly foundations cracked the list of top U.S. funders giving globally

According to a recently released report on the state of international philanthropy. (One Conshohocken-based org did hit #26.)
5 big-name funders just announced support for Philly nonprofits funding

Sep. 17, 2018 2:14 pm

5 big-name funders just announced support for Philly nonprofits

Knight Foundation, Lenfest Institute for Journalism and William Penn Foundation recently donated a collective $38.4 million — and the Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative may be adding more soon.
You can’t support every nonprofit, but you can support the nonprofit sector as a whole funding

Sep. 5, 2018 12:45 pm

You can’t support every nonprofit, but you can support the nonprofit sector as a whole

Columnist Lansie Sylvia on the merits of joining a foundation board, sponsoring a conference and reading up on sector-specific resources.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
You don’t need Lenfest wealth to make a difference funding

Aug. 16, 2018 12:45 pm

You don’t need Lenfest wealth to make a difference

Fundraisers: Stop spending time strategizing about how you might be able to get to those bigwigs who have already committed the bulk of their giving to other nonprofits, and start paying attention to the next generation of philanthropists.
Cultural leaders, politicians and CEOs mourn Philly philanthropist Gerry Lenfest people

Aug. 6, 2018 11:39 am

Cultural leaders, politicians and CEOs mourn Philly philanthropist Gerry Lenfest

The cable television magnate spent his last two decades giving away over $1.3 billion, much of which has been directed at organizations benefitting arts and culture, high-risk youth and universities in the Philadelphia region.

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