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Founded in fall 2009 by philanthropist Sandra BaldinoGenerocity most recently was published by Technically Media from October 2015 till March of 2023. In April of 2023, Generocity was acquired by Civic Capital and is now part of their content division – CivicContent.

Today, Generocity is a local social impact media outlet grounded in community voice and engagement. As a tool for philanthropic, government, and business leaders (social impact leaders), we provide community-driven insights and steward needed conversations. Generocity’s mission is to inform and challenge the social impact community to advance their practice and maximize their impact. Generocity’s overarching goal is to be an advocacy tool that provides a medium for local community members to share their voices and collaborate on solutions, and to help social impact leaders access community insights and needs and understand the direct impact they have on the people they serve.

Generocity is a publication of Civic Capital Consulting. Civic Capital Consulting/Generocity is fiscally sponsored by The Lenfest Institue of Journalism.

Our Team

Publisher and Editor

Monique Curry-Mims

Monique Curry-Mims is the Principal and Founder of Civic Capital, an international social impact firm that supports communities and the organizations that serve them through consulting, cultivation, and content. A transplant from Upstate New York and graduate of Philadelphia University (now Jefferson) and The Pennsylvania State University, Monique is a philanthropist and social impact leader who spends her down time at the Float Spa or with her husband and two kids having movie or game nights.

Community Narrative Journalist and Engagement Specialist

Andre Simms

Andre Simms, known to the community as DayOneNotDayTwo, is an artist, activist, and the author of "Activate Abundance: Five Steps for Manifesting Freedom." As founder of a grassroots nonprofit Andre develops and facilitates transformative programming designed to heal BIPOC communities through creative expression and build collective power through narrative. While working in collaboration with Temple University he leads the Community Apprentice Fellowship (Community AF!) where he teaches a Solutions Journalism class that provides paid training to North Philadelphia residents to write solution centered stories. Through the creative writing workshop “Ascension”, Andre cultivates safe spaces for local artists to create socially responsible pieces that transform narratives through music and poetry. As a member of the Shift The Narrative Coalition, Andre actively combats harmful narratives around communities of color in the media. Most recently, his impactful contributions to Philadelphia and the surrounding counties earned him Penn's 2022 Community Hero of the Year Award.