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Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler to keynote Generocity’s inaugural conference purpose

Oct. 1, 2019 2:00 pm

Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler to keynote Generocity’s inaugural conference

Meet the author, get a signed book and connect with local impact leaders at ADVANCE by Generocity presented by Knight Foundation on Friday, Nov. 1.
LaSalle University launches the Small Nonprofit Learning Center purpose

Sep. 30, 2019 8:00 am

LaSalle University launches the Small Nonprofit Learning Center

"While there’s no denying that bigger nonprofits have some distinct advantages, we celebrate what small nonprofits can achieve by strengthening core infrastructures," says Laura Otten, director of the university's Nonprofit Center.
A resource for those transitioning professionally and personally, Career Wardrobe opens a second Delco site purpose

Aug. 8, 2019 8:08 am

A resource for those transitioning professionally and personally, Career Wardrobe opens a second Delco site

"This is our path to success: the clients report self-confidence that makes them engaged in their job search, they get employment, they transition off benefits,” said Sheri Cole, the executive director of the social enterprise.
We need to talk about how we talk about work purpose

Dec. 17, 2018 3:00 pm

We need to talk about how we talk about work

The Urban League of Philadelphia's Ethan Tan on why the "dignity of work" is an ideology — and an immoral one, he argues.
Money Moves: Benefits Data Trust, Esperanza and 8 more Philly orgs just earned $1.78M funding

Dec. 6, 2018 12:50 pm

Money Moves: Benefits Data Trust, Esperanza and 8 more Philly orgs just earned $1.78M

Plus, in the second edition of the column keeping tabs on philanthropic and corporate giving: Local Lyft riders donated a quarter-mil to causes through the app’s Round Up & Donate program.
Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall funding

Nov. 15, 2018 12:53 pm

Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall

In this first edition of a new column tracking philanthropic and corporate giving, read about local funds supporting college access programs, youth diversion advocacy, solar energy training and more. (There's a donated house in there, too.)
‘Each of us cannot tackle poverty alone’ method

Oct. 17, 2018 4:27 pm

‘Each of us cannot tackle poverty alone’

On International Eradication of Poverty Day, Philadelphia Youth Network President and CEO Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend writes that intergenerational poverty can be addressed through partnerships throughout our city.
Peep Hopeworks ‘N Camden youth’s heat maps of the country’s biggest donors purpose

Oct. 17, 2018 11:00 am

Peep Hopeworks ‘N Camden youth’s heat maps of the country’s biggest donors

Fundraising platform DonorPerfect provided the data for the tech education nonprofit to illustrate.
United Way’s Job Opportunity Investment Network aims to be a national model for racial equity training purpose

Sep. 27, 2018 1:28 pm

United Way’s Job Opportunity Investment Network aims to be a national model for racial equity training

"If we're going to talk about poverty, we have to address racial disparities," said JOIN Director Carniesha Kwashie about a new learning network for job training grantees.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.

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