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An Open Letter on Family Detention in Pennsylvania

Published: 
10/2018

Out of concern for immigrant rights, especially the health and well-being of our immigrant children, Philanthropy Network members authored this open letter calling on Governor Wolf and the Department of Human Services to close the Berks County Residential Center (BCRC), one of three immigrant fam

Event
29Mar2017

Keystone Policy Webinar Series - Session 3 Investing in Change: Foundation Support for Lobbying and Other Advocacy

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm
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

Event
09Mar2017

Small Foundations and the New Administration: State & Federal Laws to Watch

Thursday, March 9, 2017
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Philadelphia, PA

In collaboration with Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, the Exponent Philanthropy Local Engagement Group (LEG) invites you to join Philadelphia-area funders for a legal update with Andras Kosaras, Esq., Counsel at

Event
31Jan2017

Keystone Policy Webinar Series - Session 1: Education Policy Advocacy

Tuesday, January 31, 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

News

Changes to charitable deduction will hurt PA and NJ nonprofits

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

As lawmakers consider tax reform legislation, leaders of The Philadelphia Foundation and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey warn of serious repercussions if the charitable deduction is not maintained.

Event
01Mar2018

Keystone Policy Series: CENSUS 2020: What Pennsylvania Funders Need to Know

Thursday, March 1, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join your funding colleagues from across Pennsylvania to learn why the 2020 Census matters; what’s at stake, both nationally and in Pennsylvania; the value of full count efforts currently underway, such as Keystone Counts; and how funders can take the lead now to lay important groundwork for a full and fair count in 2020.

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Philadelphia Bar Foundation Posts Largest Grant Distribution Increase in Nearly a Decade

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The Philadelphia Bar Foundation broadened their scope of support for the legal aid community with a 22 percent increase in grants awarded to nearly 40 Philadelphia legal aid nonprofit partners in 2017.

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