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How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Building materials company Saint-Gobain has been working with YouthBuild USA since 2010 to provide materials and hands-on job training for students working in YouthBuild Philly’s building trades track.

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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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Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation awards over $1M in fall 2017 grant round

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $1,048,204 in grant requests during the fall grant round of fiscal year 2017-2018 to 30 non-profit organizations, schools and municipalities.

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Fix to solar credit will boost state’s economy

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Friends Fiduciary Corp.looks at clean energy not only as a way to mitigate climate risk but also as an important investment opportunity, and they support the implementation of the Solar Energy Credit legislation (Act 40) as a significant step in boosting clean energy investment in the Keystone State.

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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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$10.6 Million Boost Will Close Key Gaps In Regional Circuit Trails Network

Friday, June 1, 2018

Within the last six months, partners in the regional Circuit Trails Coalition received a combined $10.6 million from the William Penn Foundation toward their continued work to build multi-use trails throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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