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How are we doing? Take a look at the Philadelphia region’s just recovery report card results

Oct. 19, 2020 4:41 pm

How are we doing? Take a look at the Philadelphia region’s just recovery report card

The grades issued by 53 regional leaders who recently completed Generocity's Regional ‘Just Recovery’ Self-Assessment ranged from barely middling to good.
COVID recovery: Are we there yet? purpose

Oct. 16, 2020 11:52 am

COVID recovery: Are we there yet?

Generocity asks five nonprofit funders to assess whether the Philadelphia region has advanced from relief to recovery yet.
As of October, this is what we know about philanthropic COVID relief in the Philadelphia region funding

Oct. 9, 2020 12:00 pm

As of October, this is what we know about philanthropic COVID relief in the Philadelphia region

Of the $40 million in COVID-relief distributed in the area, 60% of the funds have gone to Philadelphia-based nonprofits, most of whom received a one-time grant with an average size of $8,211.
In PA, few experience eviction relief and still face mounting debt purpose

Oct. 1, 2020 4:04 pm

In PA, few experience eviction relief and still face mounting debt

The CARES Rent Relief Program administered by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency has a process so cumbersome that in August almost 17,000 tenants applied for relief but only 1,800 tenants were approved.
Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes funding

Sep. 24, 2020 7:00 am

Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes

“Cuts in social service nonprofits will decimate a system that is already too fragile,” says Donna Cooper, the executive director of Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY).
The other side of the heroic nonprofit pivot to provide COVID-19 services? The toll on the mental health of staffers purpose

Sep. 17, 2020 12:00 pm

The other side of the heroic nonprofit pivot to provide COVID-19 services? The toll on the mental health of staffers

If people are an organization’s most vital asset, a troubled workforce doesn’t bode well for the future of nonprofits.
COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more funding

Sep. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy estimates that of the $11.3 million that has been awarded to COVID-related health causes regionally, only 1%, or $131,500 was directed to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. 
Funding the COVID-19 recovery in Philly: Tracing the lessons to date funding

Sep. 3, 2020 2:05 pm

Funding the COVID-19 recovery in Philly: Tracing the lessons to date

Perhaps one of the biggest lessons of the coronavirus has been the social and economic fault lines the pandemic has laid bare.
Despite urgent need, the philanthropic sector is absent from the rental relief funding space purpose

Aug. 27, 2020 1:26 pm

Despite urgent need, the philanthropic sector is absent from the rental relief funding space

The majority of COVID-19 rental relief funding has come from the federal government’s $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES), not grantmakers.
COVID-19 has boosted food-related philanthropy, but for how long? purpose

Aug. 20, 2020 11:46 am

COVID-19 has boosted food-related philanthropy, but for how long?

Feeding America says demand on food banks since March has increased an average of 50% and it is estimating members will need $1.4 billion to keep pace with the exploding need. But some local food banks say donations have started to decline.

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