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New grant programs infuse Philadelphia’s nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million funding

Jul. 30, 2021 4:46 pm

New grant programs infuse Philadelphia’s nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million

The Pew Charitable Trusts announced four grant awards totaling $3.2 million, while the Forman Arts Initiative's and Philadelphia Foundation's joint venture, the Art Works Grant, promises $3 million to the arts over the next five years. 
PAN wants to create 500 local apprenticeships by 2025 purpose

Jul. 30, 2021 10:38 am

PAN wants to create 500 local apprenticeships by 2025

For now, details on execution are scarce, but the Philadelphia Apprentice Network will prioritize sharing best practices. Partners include Philadelphia Works and Community College of Philadelphia, among others.
AP changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances’ purpose

Jul. 29, 2021 10:12 am

AP changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances’

Acknowledging that journalism can inflict wounds unnecessarily, AP will no longer name those arrested for minor crimes when the news service is unlikely to cover the story’s subsequent developments.
Youth aging out of foster care are at risk of homelessness. Is Philadelphia doing all it can? purpose

Jul. 28, 2021 4:40 pm

Youth aging out of foster care are at risk of homelessness. Is Philadelphia doing all it can?

Estimates suggest that at any moment in Philadelphia about 200 out of the 500 youth experiencing homelessness have spent time in foster care. They are sliding through what child welfare researchers call the foster care to homelessness pipeline.
Reflect back, reimagine forward: How Ben Franklin Technology Partners is investing in regional impact purpose

Jul. 28, 2021 8:45 am

Reflect back, reimagine forward: How Ben Franklin Technology Partners is investing in regional impact

The pandemic taught us that technology's greatest power is in impact, not just innovation, say guest columnists Margaret Berger Bradley and Megan McFadden.
Boards pay nonprofit CEOs less when they’re not in the room for compensation discussions purpose

Jul. 27, 2021 9:41 am

Boards pay nonprofit CEOs less when they’re not in the room for compensation discussions

Guest columnist Ilona Babenko's research found that after New York passed legislation to prohibit nonprofit officers from being present at meetings where their pay is being discussed, compensation was 2%-3% lower than expected.
Good Pitch Local is happening tomorrow purpose

Jul. 26, 2021 3:39 pm

Good Pitch Local is happening tomorrow

The event that aims to provide Philly creative media-makers and organizations with a platform for collaboration, will include an in-person element for the first time in over two years.
Why we’re closing our company Slack and launching a Generocity channel purpose

Jul. 26, 2021 1:39 pm

Why we’re closing our company Slack and launching a Generocity channel

Technical.ly will bring our internal staff communications to our public Slack community for tech workers, founders and HR pros from across the globe — and for philanthropists and nonprofit pros via a dedicated #generocity channel. Join us!
Power moves: Felicia Rinier takes the helm at GreenLight Fund Philadelphia people

Jul. 26, 2021 9:55 am

Power moves: Felicia Rinier takes the helm at GreenLight Fund Philadelphia

Jiu jitsu practitioner, daughter of Guyanese immigrants, high-level nonprofit cred — Rinier brings an extra quotient of cool to the job.
Opinion: The FOP contract and how the police do not keep us safe purpose

Jul. 23, 2021 12:30 pm

Opinion: The FOP contract and how the police do not keep us safe

Contract negotiations are currently underway. We cannot allow the FOP to dictate our future, says guest columnist Mary Stricker.

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