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Community/Economic Development


Chester County Funders: Meeting with Commissioners

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
8:30am - 10:00am
West Chester, PA

Join your colleagues located or providing funding in Chester County for a meeting of the Chester County Funders. 


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.


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.


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.


Rebuild announces 21 nonprofits qualified as Project Users

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. 


Building Community: Creating Community Schools, Helping Communities Thrive

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
8:00am - 10:30am
Philadelphia, PA

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Education, the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, and Philanthropy Network’s Education Funders Affinity Group, invites you to an update and exploration of Community Schools.

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