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The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia School announces $5M gift for laptops to get students online

The Fund for the SDP
Friday, March 27, 2020

The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia announced a $5 million contribution from Aileen and Brian Roberts, and their family, to give laptops to Philadelphia students so they can begin learning from home by mid-April.

A Call for Unprecedented Unity in Unprecedented Times

All in This Together
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The unprecedented times we're experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 crisis will require equally unprecedented, collective acts of unity and trust-based flexibility between funders, nonprofits, and the broader community. 

Justice, not charity: Liz Dozier thinks philanthropy should be rooted in equity and solidarity

Liz Dozier
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Liz Dozier of Chicago Beyond has a few ideas about how we can do philanthropy more equitably, including showing up in solidarity rather than rooted in bias, compliance metrics or inauthentic things.

Leeway Foundation announces $55,000 in Art and Change Grants

Leeway Foundation (mark)
Monday, October 7, 2019

The Leeway Foundation announced $55,000 in funding for 31 individual women, trans and gender nonconforming artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia, to support their work addressing a range of social change issues.

New $65M legal center hopes to be game changer for Philly’s poor

Jessica Hilburn-Holmes
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

In a first for the city, the Equal Justice Center aims to connect low-income residents in need of free legal services with Philadelphia’s network of non-profit resources. by putting more than a dozen civil legal aid groups under one roof (via WHYY).

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Lenfest Institute Announces Inaugural Lenfest Next Generation Fund Winners

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The​ Lenfest Institute for Journalism today announced the first-ever recipients of The Lenfest Next Generation Fund Award, Philadelphia-area journalists and students of color who will receive stipends to attend the national professional development conference of their choice and receive related support from the Institute.

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