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On the Table Philly is back Nov. 8 and this time there’s money up for grabs funding

Oct. 18, 2018 9:04 am

On the Table Philly is back Nov. 8 and this time there’s money up for grabs

Or money on the table, if you will. The event aims to get citizens talking with each other about proposed fixes to community problems over a meal.
The Philly United Way reportedly laid off a third of its staff on Monday people

Oct. 15, 2018 8:44 pm

The Philly United Way reportedly laid off a third of its staff on Monday

President and CEO Bill Golderer told Philly.com the cuts were made because "the organization needs to be set up to make meaningful investments on moving the needle on this stubborn problem of poverty."
BenePhilly is celebrating 10 years of increased access to public benefits by opening 6 new locations results

Oct. 12, 2018 11:49 am

BenePhilly is celebrating 10 years of increased access to public benefits by opening 6 new locations

Benefits Data Trust's eligibility-screening centers will open at four community schools and two city health centers in December.
Free Library of Philadelphia wants to make this clear: ‘We’re here to serve you’ purpose

Oct. 10, 2018 11:55 am

Free Library of Philadelphia wants to make this clear: ‘We’re here to serve you’

A three-year community engagement grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services will train staffers of all levels to better serve the neighborhoods where its 54 branches are based.
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance completed a social impact census. Here are the early results results

Sep. 25, 2018 1:11 pm

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance completed a social impact census. Here are the early results

Local arts and culture nonprofits have hosted 1,056 impact-related programs in categories such as reentry, accessibility and immigration, according to 179 members' self-reporting.
Philly’s new Mayor’s Volunteer Corps program wants to make it easier to find service opportunities purpose

Sep. 20, 2018 11:15 am

Philly’s new Mayor’s Volunteer Corps program wants to make it easier to find service opportunities

Chief Service Office Stephanie Reid sees the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service program as being "responsive" to the social impact community's needs.
Power Moves: PHMC hired its first chief program officer people

Sep. 10, 2018 1:45 pm

Power Moves: PHMC hired its first chief program officer

Plus, Mark Wheeler is officially the city's permanent CIO, the local African-American Chamber of Commerce picked its first Youth Professional Advisory Council and seven more leadership changes in Philly social impact.
How neurotypical nonprofit pros can be better allies to the autism community method

Sep. 7, 2018 12:46 pm

How neurotypical nonprofit pros can be better allies to the autism community

We asked 15 relevant Philly nonprofits if people with autism were represented in leadership roles; most didn’t respond or declined to comment. Here are some actionable tips for recruiting and retaining board members from diverse neurological backgrounds.
Power Moves (Part 1): Leah Yaw is Devereux’s new chief strategy officer people

Aug. 23, 2018 1:50 pm

Power Moves (Part 1): Leah Yaw is Devereux’s new chief strategy officer

Plus, Jamaine Smith was promoted to become CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia's chief commons director, several Philadelphians made the country's first statewide LGBTQ Affairs Commission and six more changes in local social impact leadership.
How Philadelphia plans to advance racial equity in the civil service sector results

Aug. 20, 2018 1:08 pm

How Philadelphia plans to advance racial equity in the civil service sector

An interdepartmental project led by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Nefertiri Sickout aims to identify racial and gender inequities in three positions: civil engineer, environmental engineer and recreation leader.

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