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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.

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.

Eagles Announce Additional $275,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits Through Eagles Social Justice Fund

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Eagles Social Justice Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation announced grants totaling $275,000 to Philadelphia-area non-profit organizations who are providing support and critical resources to address key social issues in communities.

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Your board isn’t diverse enough

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A new study from BoardSource found board diversity hasn't improved in the past two decades, but two local foundations - Seybert and Leeway - are taking steps to make their boards more representative of those they serve.

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