poverty Archives - Generocity Philly

poverty

The saga of Johnny Bobbitt holds a lesson for nonprofit fundraisers: Tell better stories funding

Aug. 30, 2018 10:06 am

The saga of Johnny Bobbitt holds a lesson for nonprofit fundraisers: Tell better stories

Development pros must channel the same inspiration that prompted 14,000 people to donate a collective $400,000 to one man experiencing homelessness when sharing their organizations' missions, writes columnist Valerie Johnson.
12 workforce development programs for Philadelphians in need of a job purpose

Aug. 29, 2018 10:50 am

12 workforce development programs for Philadelphians in need of a job

Billy Penn rounded up a dozen free or affordable job-training programs to help the unemployed or underemployed get ahead.
How Benefits Data Trust will use $4 million to increase food security across the U.S. funding

Aug. 17, 2018 7:25 am

How Benefits Data Trust will use $4 million to increase food security across the U.S.

The Center City-based benefits access nonprofit received a grant from the Walmart Foundation to encourage SNAP enrollment based on data.
Why this $10-per-month internet plan is so popular in Philly results

Aug. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

Why this $10-per-month internet plan is so popular in Philly

Comcast's Internet Essentials program serves nearly 200,000 low-income Philadelphians.
Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty results

Aug. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty

In-home lessons for under-resourced families can improve literacy rates and shrink the achievement gap. Here's how they work — and one North Philadelphia mom's story.
Why is being broke so expensive in Philly? funding

Aug. 6, 2018 4:31 pm

Why is being broke so expensive in Philly?

Reporting collaborative Broke in Philly's #HighCost series exposes the hidden costs to many essentials, from cell phone contracts to bank accounts.
GreenLight Fund is bringing a new model of financial empowerment to Philadelphia funding

Jul. 27, 2018 9:00 am

GreenLight Fund is bringing a new model of financial empowerment to Philadelphia

The venture philanthropy firm announced a $600,000 investment in Boston-based financial services nonprofit Compass Working Capital, in partnership with Clarifi and the Philadelphia Housing Authority.
Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity results

Jul. 24, 2018 4:26 pm

Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's garden at Thomas Paine Plaza is providing fresh produce for Broad Street Ministry and addressing the importance of community gardens through September.
How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia method

Jul. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O'Connell explains the on-mission success of the nonprofit's social enterprise arm.
Broke in Philly made a resource map for low-income Philadelphians purpose

Jul. 11, 2018 11:10 am

Broke in Philly made a resource map for low-income Philadelphians

The map includes service centers that can help with food, housing, public benefits and financial empowerment centers.

Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity