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This nonprofit is furnishing affordable homes with furniture built by former inmates purpose

Nov. 1, 2016 12:47 pm

This nonprofit is furnishing affordable homes with furniture built by former inmates

Meet Furnishing a Future, a NextFab-based nonprofit helping formerly homeless individuals feel comfortable while getting returning citizens jobs.
This fundraiser sends donors rappelling down a skyscraper. Is it worth it? funding

Oct. 31, 2016 12:51 pm

This fundraiser sends donors rappelling down a skyscraper. Is it worth it?

Last week, Philadelphia Outward Bound School sent dozens of people — including this editor — 29 stories down Two Commerce Square in the hopes of raising hundreds of thousands of dollars. But what’s the actual return on such a large-scale event?
Philly voting wonks bent NYT’s ear on the math of disenfranchisement people

Oct. 27, 2016 11:36 am

Philly voting wonks bent NYT’s ear on the math of disenfranchisement

Donald Trump warned against "large-scale voter fraud" in Philadelphia. A handful of social justice academics stepped up to explain to the New York Times why some Philly divisions are 100 percent blue.
How philanthropy introduced this Boston investor to Philly’s tech scene people

Oct. 25, 2016 12:45 pm

How philanthropy introduced this Boston investor to Philly’s tech scene

When GreenLight Fund cofounder John Simon brought the organization to Philly, the tech investor found a community of startups ripe for investment. But his philanthropy and business dealings aren't mutually exclusive.
The case for GoodCompany Ventures’ impact in Philadelphia method

Oct. 24, 2016 12:55 pm

The case for GoodCompany Ventures’ impact in Philadelphia

Cofounder and CEO Garrett Melby on why the social enterprise accelerator's pilot program has been a boon for the city, even when the companies making that impact are located elsewhere.
3 initiatives making NextFab look more and more like a social enterprise purpose

Oct. 21, 2016 12:37 pm

3 initiatives making NextFab look more and more like a social enterprise

"Projects with Purpose" is the makerspace's year-old "code-named initiative" for helping members actualize personal social mission.
Why this city employee wants young people to consider City Hall for their next jobs people

Oct. 20, 2016 12:42 pm

Why this city employee wants young people to consider City Hall for their next jobs

The Office of Innovation and Technology's Eliza Pollack makes the case for public service. "Working for the city is unlike anything I imagined, and it has turned out to be the best decision I could have made."
This 27-year-old family foundation director doesn’t want your grant applications people

Oct. 19, 2016 12:54 pm

This 27-year-old family foundation director doesn’t want your grant applications

Max Tuttleman "grabbed the reins" to his family's foundation when he was 20. He doesn't believe in mission and thinks institutional philanthropy is outdated — but he wants to fund your project.
Every police officer and business owner should watch this Ignite Philly 18 talk people

Oct. 18, 2016 12:54 pm

Every police officer and business owner should watch this Ignite Philly 18 talk

"How much do you value someone else's personal history?" asked Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity founder Mike Lee.
Marley Dias couldn’t be at the Philly Geek Awards because she was busy being honored by Ava DuVernay results

Oct. 17, 2016 12:55 pm

Marley Dias couldn’t be at the Philly Geek Awards because she was busy being honored by Ava DuVernay

The 11-year-old founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks won for Movement of the Year. Here's the full list of 2016 winners.