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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.
When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts funding

Feb. 6, 2019 8:56 am

When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts

If you can’t see how your actions and donations are moving the big needle, think of the little needles that you’re moving every time you show up to do the work, writes How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia.
Yes, micro-grants for artists do make a difference funding

Feb. 1, 2019 12:26 pm

Yes, micro-grants for artists do make a difference

Small But Mighty Arts founder Erica Hawthorne-Manon on the power of nontraditional funding and the importance of support for arts leaders of color.
Money Moves: 2019 has already brought in more than $3M for Philly nonprofits funding

Jan. 25, 2019 10:46 am

Money Moves: 2019 has already brought in more than $3M for Philly nonprofits

The new year starts off with philanthropic giving to support child home visit programs, kid’s literacy initiatives, services for people experiencing homelessness and more.

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