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11May2017

Out-of-School Time Funders Meeting: Community Collaborations for Collective Impact – A Continuing Conversation

Thursday, May 11, 2017
8:30am - 10:00am
Philadelphia, PA

Continuing our conversation regarding the importance of the out-of-school time programming for children and youth, this meeting will focus on the City of Philadelphia’s efforts to build a strong sense of government and community partnerships for t

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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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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.

Event
13Jun2018

Out-of-School Time Funders Meeting

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
8:30am - 10:00am
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Out-of-School Time (OST) programs encompass a wide array of funding areas: Academics, Arts, Food/Nutrition, Leadership Development, and Sports.

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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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$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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