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William Penn Foundation announces new Creative Communities Grants

Monday, March 18, 2019

The William Penn Foundation announced grants of $2.6 million in their Creative Communities program, which supports artistic and cultural expression that stimulates new viewpoints and helps create places and spaces where new cultural experiences and perspectives can be encountered and shared.

Gerry Lenfest, Philly’s greatest philanthropist of all time | Opinion by Keith Leaphart

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Nov. 15 is National Philanthropy Day, a day when people around the country are invited to reflect and celebrate charitable acts — both financial gifts and acts of service for the benefit of others. I thought it only appropriate to acknowledge and celebrate the spirit of Gerry Lenfest on this day.

Philadelphia: Building a Stronger City Through Public Spaces

Thursday, May 24, 2018

In this post, Knight Foundation's Patrick Morgan reflects on the role of public spaces in creating more informed and engaged communities, and how recent investments in Philadelphia are creating deeper connections between people and their city and fostering greater community connection, trust and involvement.

Future-focused takeaways from the 2017 Philanthropy Network conference

Friday, November 3, 2017

Philanthropy Network's 2017 Fall Conference on November 2,  Vision | Voice | Values,  invited attendees to consider what we in the social impact sector are called upon to do differently in order to build a more equitable and resilient greater Philadelphia region.

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