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GreenLight Raises New $3.5 Million Fund to Combat Systemic Poverty in Philadelphia

Omar Woodard
Monday, September 14, 2020

With $3.5 million in support from over 25 families, corporate, and philanthropic investors and supporters, the GreenLight Philadelphia Fund III will scale solutions to systemic challenges identified by communities that are experiencing poverty.

A Working Mom on Back-to-School Life in COVID

Sanchez family
Thursday, September 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges faced by working mothers, but it has also provided an opportunity to not only address longstanding inequities but to strive for healing and change of systems that have consistently put women at a disadvantage.

Community Voices: from a Moment and for a Movement

Spiral Q 2
Monday, August 24, 2020

In light of Independence Public Media's recent Community Voices Fund grants, program officer Nuala Cabral reflects on the role of media and philanthropy in supporting movements that challenge oppressive systems without co-opting or containing them.

Big Picture Alliance Named 2020 Bartol Award Winner

Monday, July 27, 2020

The Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation has selected Big Picture Alliance - which engages, educates and empowers Philadelphia youth through filmmaking and digital media arts -  as the winner of the 2020 George Bartol Arts Education Award.

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Philadelphia Cultural Fund Announces $200K in Youth Arts Impact Grants

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund announced that $200,170 in grants of $5,410 each will be awarded to 37 small and mid-sized Philadelphia organizations that are providing meaningful cultural and arts experiences for Philadelphia’s youth.   In response to COVID-19 and the impact it is having on the arts community, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund suspended the 2020 Youth Arts Enrichment Grant and has

Beech commemorates memory of former CEO during COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, May 25, 2020 – The Beech Companies, Inc., a small nonprofit founded to revitalize disadvantaged communities in Philadelphia would have been celebrating its 30th anniversary with a big dinner on May 28th.  As fate would have it, the COVID-19 pandemic changed those plans.

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