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Seeking to Build Community, Philadelphia Invests $500M in Recreational Spaces

FDR Park
Friday, September 22, 2017

Supported by a record $100 million grant from the William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia launched a high-profile, mayor-backed, seven-year, $500 million initiative called “Rebuild” to revitalize neighborhood parks, recreation centers, playgrounds, and libraries across the city.

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Philadelphia’s Placing a $500 Million Bet on Play

Monday, September 11, 2017

As the City's Rebuild initiative lays the groundwork for a major investment in rec centers, parks and libraries, two neighborhoods offer a road map to getting this overhaul right.

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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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Rebuild announces 21 nonprofits qualified as Project Users

Rebuild
Friday, November 17, 2017

Rebuild announced that 21 nonprofits were qualified as Project Users and, as a result, are eligible to apply for grants to manage improvements to parks, rec centers, and libraries. 

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Brandywine Health and Housing Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Friday, May 4, 2018

Donors, stakeholders, public officials, and residents celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Brandywine Health and Housing Center.

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City Council and Mayor Kenney play nice as rec center ‘rebuild’ advances

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Mayor Jim Kenney’s plan to revamp public facilities throughout the city took another step forward this week, with key legislation passing favorably out of a City Council committee on Monday.

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29Jun2018

Corporate Roundtable

Friday, June 29, 2018
8:30am - 10:00am
Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Join your corporate funding colleagues for this kickoff session that will offer the opportunity to hear an update on key initiatives and provide feedback to reshape the format and content of the Network's Corporate Roundtable going forward.

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