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Brook J. Lenfest Foundation partners with nonprofits to help former foster kids go to college funding

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Brook J. Lenfest Foundation partners with nonprofits to help former foster kids go to college

“It’s estimated that only 3% of former foster youth who enroll in college will graduate. Through this program, we hope to significantly increase that percentage," said Pedro Ramos of the Philadelphia Foundation, which will administer the grants.
Nonprofit AF: 12 ways ‘all lives matter’ manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy purpose

May 10, 2021 9:22 am

Nonprofit AF: 12 ways ‘all lives matter’ manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy

"If we’re going to advance equity, then we need to examine the myriad, often subtle ways we are perpetuating the all-lives-matter credo in our work," says Nonprofit AF's Vu Le.
Investing in resilience: How a collaborative initiative in Camden is sparking change purpose

Apr. 30, 2021 9:10 am

Investing in resilience: How a collaborative initiative in Camden is sparking change

Impact investment and philanthropic sectors will be essential partners in the work of the Camden Integrated Capital Food Resiliency Fund, which aims to deploy assets and resources in ways that model a new way forward.
Meeting the moment: An opportunity for philanthropy to think big purpose

Apr. 28, 2021 9:37 am

Meeting the moment: An opportunity for philanthropy to think big

"Philadelphia’s regional philanthropic community could help to trigger transformation in two of the most consequential arenas of government: public education and policing," says guest columnist Debbie Weiner.
Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means purpose

Mar. 23, 2021 12:21 pm

Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means

Women also show a greater preference for collective giving and other collaborative charitable efforts than men. Most people who take part in giving circles are women, say guest columnists Tara Skidmore and Charles Sellen.
From Nonprofit AF, a tool to make your grantmaking more equitable purpose

Mar. 17, 2021 4:06 pm

From Nonprofit AF, a tool to make your grantmaking more equitable

If foundations are serious about moving funding to the communities that are most affected by systemic injustice, then their funding philosophies and practices must evolve, says Vu Le in this guest post.
What the $25 billion the biggest US donors gave in 2020 says about high-dollar charity today funding

Feb. 9, 2021 1:53 pm

What the $25 billion the biggest US donors gave in 2020 says about high-dollar charity today

Guest columnists David Campbell, Elizabeth Dale and Jasmine McGinnis Johnson take a look at the gifts given by the 50 top American donors this year and what they portend for the future of charitable giving in the United States.
5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $5.8 billion commitment to social and economic justice is a model for other donors purpose

Dec. 17, 2020 12:27 pm

5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $5.8 billion commitment to social and economic justice is a model for other donors

For example, says guest columnist Elizabeth Dale, rather than specify a purpose, as many large donors do, Scott provides absolute flexibility in terms of how to use her money.
Philanthropy and venture capital in conversation with each other funding

Dec. 4, 2020 8:00 am

Philanthropy and venture capital in conversation with each other

Knight Foundation CEO Alberto Ibargüen and Venture Capitalist Austin Clements offer perspectives in this episode of the Off the Sidelines podcast, conducted during Generocity's ADVANCE conference.
Moving beyond philanthropy purpose

Dec. 3, 2020 7:59 am

Moving beyond philanthropy

Guest columnist Monique Curry-Mims looks at the definition of philanthropy and wonders if it fits the ways we are currently showing up for those in need.

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