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How can Philadelphia’s point-in-time count do a better job of counting families? purpose

Jan. 25, 2019 1:16 pm

How can Philadelphia’s point-in-time count do a better job of counting families?

Three homeless service pros describe the limitations of current tracking methods and advocate for better data sharing across city agencies.
This $3M partnership between Philly funders prioritizes collaboration over competition funding

Jan. 16, 2019 2:03 pm

This $3M partnership between Philly funders prioritizes collaboration over competition

The initiative from the local United Way, Scattergood Foundation, Barra Foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation and others will support nonprofit leaders in capacity and skills building.
Patrick Morgan is leaving the Knight Foundation people

Dec. 18, 2018 1:24 pm

Patrick Morgan is leaving the Knight Foundation

The program director for Philadelphia initiatives will join Parks and Rec's senior leadership team in a newly created position. Here are the projects that make him proudest from his three-year tenure.
Philly’s digital divide is growing, but at least we got some free Wi-Fi kiosks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ purpose

Dec. 11, 2018 1:07 pm

Philly’s digital divide is growing, but at least we got some free Wi-Fi kiosks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Only 71.6 percent of households in the city had broadband in 2017, compared to 83.5 percent nationally. On the bright side, smartphone users in Center City can now use five of an eventual 100 kiosks to access the internet.
Share Your Opioid Story is collecting the tales of Pennsylvanians impacted by addiction purpose

Nov. 30, 2018 1:19 pm

Share Your Opioid Story is collecting the tales of Pennsylvanians impacted by addiction

Philadelphia-based public health advocate Evan Figueroa-Vargas said he's participating in the statewide campaign in an effort to dispel stigma.
Mazzoni Center’s CEO is stepping down by 2019 people

Nov. 13, 2018 1:32 pm

Mazzoni Center’s CEO is stepping down by 2019

Lydia Gonzalez Sciarrino joined the embattled LGBTQ healthcare nonprofit as CEO in March. A former director-level staffer said they think a better future for the org is possible, but only under more diverse leadership.
4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work purpose

Oct. 30, 2018 12:30 pm

4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work

Four experienced nonprofit execs picked four local orgs they think more people should know about. Meet Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, Tree House Books, Urban Creators and Preventing HIV Project.
14 made-up awards for Ignite Philly 21’s hella intersectional speakers people

Oct. 26, 2018 11:15 am

14 made-up awards for Ignite Philly 21’s hella intersectional speakers

Compared to its inception 10 years ago, the event series is no longer just for technologists. Here's our recap of talks by people making Philadelphia better.
Vote now: NRG announced the latest 3 nonprofits up for $50,000 funding

Oct. 18, 2018 2:00 pm

Vote now: NRG announced the latest 3 nonprofits up for $50,000

Little Smiles, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and The Seeing Eye are in the running for this round of the energy company's crowdsourced grant competition.
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.

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