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Philly dominates Knight Cities Challenge … again

Monday, June 12, 2017

For the third consecutive year, Philadelphia has dominated the Knight Cities Challenge, winning more than $1 million out of $5 million in urban-revitalization grants that the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation offers annually to 26 cities.

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24May2017

Education Funders Roundtable: School Funding

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
8:30am - 10:30am
Philadelphia, PA

During this session we will be joined by Donna Cooper, Executive Director, Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), who will explain how public education funding is raised and distributed in Pennsylvania and will describe a campaign t

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11May2017

Ready to Get on the Map? A Quick How-to...

Thursday, May 11, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Webinar

This second Thursday monthly webinar series is scheduled to help guide any funders interested in getting on the map.  We will walk through instructions for sharing all the necessary grants data to make your regional map come to life.  

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10May2017

Promising Practices in Eviction Prevention

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Comar, PA

The negative impacts of homelessness and housing instability are well documented.  Stable housing improves child, youth and adult outcomes for health, education, health and economic well-being.  Communities which strive to ensure that all househol

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27Apr2017

Keystone Policy Webinar Series - Session 5: Combating Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic

Thursday, April 27, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Webinar

Philanthropy professionals in Pennsylvania understand how state policy affects the nonprofit sector, and many have a history of engaging and educating state policymakers.   Even given private foundations’ constraints on lobbying, there are numerou

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18Apr2017

Keystone Policy Webinar Series - Session 4: Financially Distressed Municipalities

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Webinar

Philanthropy professionals in Pennsylvania understand how state policy affects the nonprofit sector, and many have a history of engaging and educating state policymakers.   Even given private foundations’ constraints on lobbying, there are numerou

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04Apr2017

The Farm Bill: Identifying New Bedfellows in the Reauthorization Debate and in Advocacy

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Philadelphia, PA

During the Greater Philadelphia Food Funders Annual Planning and Reflections Meeting held earlier this year, members discussed the importance of holding a policy briefing on the Farm Bill, where funders could get the facts on what’s at st

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