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How well did philanthropy respond to COVID? purpose

Jul. 15, 2021 3:42 pm

How well did philanthropy respond to COVID?

“What we have done well is to recognize that our practices and policies could be disrupted to be more responsive." says Vanessa Briggs of the Brandywine Health Foundation.
A conversation about lessons learned from reporting on a year of COVID crisis and recovery purpose

Jul. 8, 2021 10:45 am

A conversation about lessons learned from reporting on a year of COVID crisis and recovery

In one of the final articles in Generocity's yearlong TRACE project, reporter Lynette Hazelton and editor Sabrina Vourvoulias talk about what stood out, what made them optimistic, and the challenges ahead.
Creating the next Community Health Needs Assessments in the aftermath of COVID purpose

Jun. 25, 2021 9:41 am

Creating the next Community Health Needs Assessments in the aftermath of COVID

Revisiting the 2019 needs assessment a year after the pandemic showed that the most pressing issues uncovered by COVID were also the issues furthest down on the Regional CHNA’s priorities list.
Bridging the digital divide: An equity saga purpose

Jun. 17, 2021 8:30 am

Bridging the digital divide: An equity saga

With the uptake of vaccinations and the drop in COVID cases and fatalities, the question is —will the urgency that forced the digital divide higher on the city’s priority list ultimately dissipate?
The new normal means centering mental health to recover purpose

Jun. 8, 2021 3:17 pm

The new normal means centering mental health to recover

It is common for the populace to suffer deteriorating mental health — as evidenced by an uptick in such indicators as substance use, domestic violence, and suicide attempts — long after the actual disaster.
COVID deaths decline, but nonprofits need help if they are going to survive purpose

Jun. 2, 2021 11:54 am

COVID deaths decline, but nonprofits need help if they are going to survive

The lesson COVID-19 has made clear is that the nonprofit sector, while much needed, is under-resourced and as financially fragile as some of its own clients.
You asked ‘How can I help?’ and CHIP found answers funding

May 19, 2021 10:32 am

You asked ‘How can I help?’ and CHIP found answers

When the Center for High Impact Philanthropy mapped regional giving it found anomalies in the data that would have otherwise gone unnoticed.
Report card: Community leaders say the sector has responded well to challenges. Local gov, not so much purpose

May 14, 2021 9:43 am

Report card: Community leaders say the sector has responded well to challenges. Local gov, not so much

The leaders who responded to our third TRACE self-assessment in April offered a more positive take on our questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency than they did in January.
Big philanthropy’s newest disruptor? Tiny philanthropy purpose

May 12, 2021 11:46 am

Big philanthropy’s newest disruptor? Tiny philanthropy

TRACE project reporter Lynette Hazelton talks with Bread & Roses Community Fund and Philadelphia Black Giving Circle about why large grantmakers are beginning to think like their much smaller counterparts.
Disappearing benefit packages leave workers with chronic economic insecurity purpose

May 5, 2021 2:58 pm

Disappearing benefit packages leave workers with chronic economic insecurity

Many low-wage workers turn to the governmental safety net for their benefits package to supplement their paychecks. But our country’s governmental safety net is best described as a collection of inadequate assistance programs that vary state to state. 

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