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What happened in Greater Philly funding this July funding

Aug. 7, 2015 1:30 pm

What happened in Greater Philly funding this July

Last month saw a lot of funding passing through key programs in the city. Here’s our roundup of what went down. Microgrants for the community The Fund for Germantown put out a call for community beautification projects, for which they would fund $100-$1000. We’re waiting to hear on those decisions, which were slated to be decided […]
Lenfest Foundation awards $400K grant to Steppingstone Scholars funding

Jul. 31, 2015 2:26 pm

Lenfest Foundation awards $400K grant to Steppingstone Scholars

Steppingstone Scholars, a nonprofit that serves minority and low-income students with educational enrichment programs, has received a multi-year grant from the Lenfest Foundation that will provide $400,000 over the next two years. The grant will go towards expanding Steppingstone Scholars’ Middle Grades Academy program in two North Philadelphia schools. The nonprofit will expand its current […]
Steppingstone Scholars Pilots ‘Middle Grades Academy’ With Help From Philadelphia Foundation Funding funding

Sep. 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Steppingstone Scholars Pilots ‘Middle Grades Academy’ With Help From Philadelphia Foundation Funding

Photo by Adachi Pimentel of Adachi Photography Steppingstone Scholars, an education-focused nonprofit, received funds from the S. Albert Fund at The Philadelphia Foundation to help pilot a school-based program model, “Middle Grades Academy,” in partnership with Drexel and Temple universities. Steppingstone is working with Drexel at McMichael Promise Academy, located in the West Philadelphia Promise Zone. […]
Can We Rebrand Charity? Dan Pallotta Brings His Message to William Penn Charter purpose

Oct. 22, 2013 2:50 pm

Can We Rebrand Charity? Dan Pallotta Brings His Message to William Penn Charter

On Thursday night, October 17, the nonprofit and philanthropic community gathered in the auditorium of William Penn Charter High School in East Falls to hear Dan Pallotta, author of Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential, speak about what he thinks is limiting the nonprofit sector.
Philadelphia and Suburban Schools: Encouraging Community Service people

Aug. 9, 2013 2:28 pm

Philadelphia and Suburban Schools: Encouraging Community Service

The service requirement can lead to more students being recognized for their hard work, and praise is definitely a great way to let them know that their work is appreciated and that they should volunteer even more.