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Report: About 18 percent of Philadelphians are food insecure results

Nov. 12, 2018 10:34 am

Report: About 18 percent of Philadelphians are food insecure

That's 302,685 people who were "unable to always afford sufficient food" from 2015 to 2017 — an increase from 248,046 people in the previous three years.
The Foundation for Delaware County made its first major grants funding

Nov. 2, 2018 2:16 pm

The Foundation for Delaware County made its first major grants

Totaling $1,165,000, all grants were given to programs that improve maternal and child health, particularly for children living in poverty.
This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services purpose

Oct. 24, 2018 12:45 pm

This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services

Centralized intake systems hinge on collaboration between providers. In Philadelphia, the homeless services, home visiting and legal sectors are all developing ways to bring the method to their clients.
5 smart lessons about investing to end poverty in Philadelphia funding

Oct. 23, 2018 6:30 pm

5 smart lessons about investing to end poverty in Philadelphia

ImpactPHL's recent panel asked experts to share tips for managing cross-sector partnerships, building ethical development projects in low-income areas and more.
‘Each of us cannot tackle poverty alone’ method

Oct. 17, 2018 4:27 pm

‘Each of us cannot tackle poverty alone’

On International Eradication of Poverty Day, Philadelphia Youth Network President and CEO Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend writes that intergenerational poverty can be addressed through partnerships throughout our city.
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."
BenePhilly is celebrating 10 years of increased access to public benefits by opening 6 new locations results

Oct. 12, 2018 11:49 am

BenePhilly is celebrating 10 years of increased access to public benefits by opening 6 new locations

Benefits Data Trust's eligibility-screening centers will open at four community schools and two city health centers in December.
United Way’s Job Opportunity Investment Network aims to be a national model for racial equity training purpose

Sep. 27, 2018 1:28 pm

United Way’s Job Opportunity Investment Network aims to be a national model for racial equity training

"If we're going to talk about poverty, we have to address racial disparities," said JOIN Director Carniesha Kwashie about a new learning network for job training grantees.
Investors must move beyond innovation to achieve impact funding

Sep. 25, 2018 7:14 am

Investors must move beyond innovation to achieve impact

Ben Franklin Technology Partners President and CEO RoseAnn Rosenthal writes about the business community's embrace of the injunction to "do well by doing good."
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.

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