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Reflect back, reimagine forward: How Ben Franklin Technology Partners is investing in regional impact purpose

Jul. 28, 2021 8:45 am

Reflect back, reimagine forward: How Ben Franklin Technology Partners is investing in regional impact

The pandemic taught us that technology's greatest power is in impact, not just innovation, say guest columnists Margaret Berger Bradley and Megan McFadden.
Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs funding

Jun. 14, 2021 9:58 am

Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs

"Every day, nonprofits serving our county have been on the front lines offering critical services to Delaware County residents," said Frances Sheehan of the Foundation for Delaware County.
The Enterprise Center’s $1M initiative aims to transform Black and brown cleaning businesses into certified disinfectors purpose

Jan. 6, 2021 12:00 pm

The Enterprise Center’s $1M initiative aims to transform Black and brown cleaning businesses into certified disinfectors

While 'Pro Disinfect' seeks a very specific outcome, it holds potential as a replicable and scalable model for racial equity, says ImpactPHL guest columnist John Moore.
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.
It’s time to start calling out the systems that lead to need for nonprofit programs purpose

Oct. 26, 2020 8:03 am

It’s time to start calling out the systems that lead to need for nonprofit programs

"Failing to discuss the reasons why we need equity is not helpful," says Tia Burroughs, guest columnist from the RISE Partnership.
Let what you’ve experienced in the months after the uprising enrich your ‘RealLIST Connectors’ nominations purpose

Aug. 18, 2020 9:47 am

Let what you’ve experienced in the months after the uprising enrich your ‘RealLIST Connectors’ nominations

We're reopening the call we issued in May for suggestions about who needs to be included in our inaugural list of nonprofit "connectors."
Assets no more: Racial justice risks in municipal bonds purpose

Aug. 4, 2020 11:30 am

Assets no more: Racial justice risks in municipal bonds

As a bondholder, you have a fiduciary responsibility to be aware of the risks related to revenue-motivated policing. As a citizen, you have a right to demand justice and equity from your municipality.
Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 8:58 am

Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months

18 of Philadelphia's best and brightest tell us what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address the longstanding structural inequities in the city.
Generocity.org is launching a year-long reporting project on a ‘more just recovery’ purpose

Jul. 8, 2020 12:00 pm

Generocity.org is launching a year-long reporting project on a ‘more just recovery’

Called TRACE and supported by a consortium of regional foundations, the goal is to track and inform how the Philadelphia region responds to a pandemic, economic crisis and structural racism.
Have you ever been to a virtual career fair centered on social impact? purpose

Mar. 18, 2020 3:22 pm

Have you ever been to a virtual career fair centered on social impact?

Here's your chance! The Social Impact Consortium of Universities is hosting its virtual career fair during the week of March 30.

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