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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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William Penn Foundation awards $2.6M to support River Alive! Project

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

William Penn Foundation awarded a $2.6 million grant to Independence Seaport Museum to open River Alive! – a landmark exhibition focusing on the Delaware River and its watershed as a living, ever-changing system whose health and sustainability is vital to our lives. 

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Knight Foundation gives $4M for citywide conversation about park over I-95

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A newly funded citywide public engagement campaign will be designed to give all Philadelphians a chance to shape plans for a new waterfront park over I-95 at Penn's Landing.

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William Penn Foundation announces new grants

Monday, December 16, 2019

In November, the William Penn Foundation Board of Directors approved grants of nearly $20 million in support of Great Learning, Great Public Spaces and Watershed Protection.

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Connelly and William Penn Foundations announce major support of workforce initiative

UCD Green City Works
Friday, December 20, 2019

A combined $895,000 in grants from Connelly & William Penn Foundations will support University City District's West Philadelphia Sklils Initiative (WPSI).

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