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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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Seventeen-member oversight board named for Rebuild

Monday, October 30, 2017

Seventeen stakeholders have been named to a new oversight board for the Rebuild initiative to improve Philadelphia's public spaces. Their first public meeting is 11/1.

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Philadelphia: Building a Stronger City Through Public Spaces

Thursday, May 24, 2018

In this post, Knight Foundation's Patrick Morgan reflects on the role of public spaces in creating more informed and engaged communities, and how recent investments in Philadelphia are creating deeper connections between people and their city and fostering greater community connection, trust and involvement.

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Philadelphia Foundation Fund Supports Community-based Programs in Northwest Philadelphia

East Mt Airy Neighbors
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

EAST MT. AIRY (11/5/2019) – The East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN) Community Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded $69,700 in grants to six nonprofits providing services to Northwest Philadelphia, with an emphasis on programs serving the East Mt. Airy neighborhood.

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Community Foundation of South Jersey Announces Five Transform South Jersey Grant Recipients

Transform South Jersey Heart & Soul
Friday, February 21, 2020

Grantees will receive $100,000 in funding to help build stronger, healthier, and more economically vibrant communities.

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Beech launches resources directory to support families, individuals and communities

BEECH 2020 COMMUNITY RESOURCES DIRECTORY
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

In celebration of its 30th Anniversary in service to the community, the Beech Companies, Inc., through Beech Community Services, has published an online, digital community resources directory in an effort to identify local, regional and national resources that can help uplift and improve the quality of life for families, individuals and communities in the Philadelphia region.

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