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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.
Molly de Aguiar wonders why philanthropy isn’t ‘placing bigger bets’ purpose

Jul. 17, 2019 11:00 am

Molly de Aguiar wonders why philanthropy isn’t ‘placing bigger bets’

De Aguiar answered Generocity's questions about Independence Public Media, its recent grants, and her ideas about how philanthropy needs to change.
The Clinic: A culture of caring has created a safe space for community purpose

Jul. 16, 2019 7:10 am

The Clinic: A culture of caring has created a safe space for community

Columnist Krystine Sipple looks at the free clinic in Phoenixville, where the staffers say the spirit of Fred Rogers — caring for neighbors and cultivating kindness — can be felt every day.
How responsive has philanthropy been to funding pro-immigrant organizations? purpose

Jun. 14, 2019 2:53 pm

How responsive has philanthropy been to funding pro-immigrant organizations?

In 2016, NPQ's Steve Dubb reports, total support for immigrant rights groups from the nation’s 1,000 largest foundations was a paltry $124 million, less than 1% of spending by those foundations.
Money Moves: A towering $83M has been awarded recently to area organizations purpose

Jun. 6, 2019 7:35 pm

Money Moves: A towering $83M has been awarded recently to area organizations

A Silicon Valley fund gave the Philadelphia Orchestra Association $55 million, the William Penn Foundation distributed more than $17 million to 59 arts and environmental organizations, the Eagles raise millions for autism research, and more.

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