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Leeway Foundation Awards Nine Philadelphia Artists with $15,000 Transformation Award

Friday, December 21, 2018

The Leeway Foundation announced $135,000 in grants to nine women and trans* artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia, acknowledging their commitment to art and social justice that impacts a larger audience or community.

Area funders call on Governor Wolf and Secretary Miller to close the Berks County Residential Center (BCRC)

Friday, November 9, 2018

In two letters posted on election day (Nov. 6, 2018), seven members of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia issued a call to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Human Services Secretary Teresa D. Miller to shut down the Berks County Residential Center (BCRC). The BCRC is one of only three centers in the United States that detains migrant families.

Govenor Wolf Creates Commission to Ensure Fair, Accurate Count in 2020 Census

Governor Wolf
Friday, September 14, 2018

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an Executive Order establishing a new commission that will coordinate Pennsylvania’s involvement with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure a fair and accurate count in 2020.

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More than 300 U.S. philanthropic leaders call for removal of citizenship question from 2020 census

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

More than 300 national, state and local philanthropies across 38 states and District of Columbia join in calling on the Trump administration to withdraw a citizenship question from the 2020 census.

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.

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.

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