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Funders Must Walk the Talk of Collaboration

Working together
Friday, February 26, 2021

With new data about the financial health of Greater Philadelphia nonprofits combined with troubling trends due to COVID-19, it's clear that collaboration will be a vital strategy for both nonprofits and funders if the sector is to continue to provide essential services and stimulate innovation that advances social purpose. 

Comcast RISE to Award $5 Million in Grants to BIPOC-Owned, Small Businesses

Comcast RISE
Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Eligible businesses in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston and Philadelphia can apply for $10,000 grants. Additionally, over $2 million has been awarded to more than 20 community-based organizations and diverse chambers of commerce to provide support to BIPOC-owned, small businesses.

Philly Counts releases Final Report on 2020 Census Operation

Philly Counts
Friday, January 29, 2021

The new report provides comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted Philly Counts field plan and  will serve as a roadmap for 2030 Census operations.

Philadelphia to benefit from $100M Starbucks initiative to advance racial equity

Starbucks
Thursday, January 14, 2021

Philadelphia will be among 12 cities targeted by Starbuck’s new $100 million Community Resilience Fund created to advance racial equity and environmental resilience.

Innovative COVID-19 Response Dashboard yields lessons for future disaster philanthropy

Covid-19 Signs
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

As tens of millions of philanthropic dollars were being distributed for emergency COVID-19 response in this region, the William Penn and Lenfest Foundations funded Philanthropy Network and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy to gather and examine data about the relief grantmaking.

$3.5 Million in COVID-19 Relief Awarded to Help Chester County Nonprofits Recover with Resiliency & Innovation

CCCF Grant
Thursday, December 10, 2020

Chester County’s Commissioners have stepped up to help local nonprofits recover from the impact of COVID-19. Through the Restore Chester County Nonprofit Innovation & Resiliency Fund, the Commissioners obtained $3.5 million in federal CARES Act funding. 

 

The Nonprofit Innovation & Resiliency Fund was administered by the Chester County Community Foundation with input from regional funders, United Ways, and Chester County government departments

New Report on Nonprofit Financial Health Pre-Pandemic Serves as a Wake-Up Call

The Financial Heath of Greater Philadelphia Nonprofits 2020
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Partners funding the report acknowledge that the risk the sector faces today during a pandemic is the result of a system that was not financially stable pre-COVID that must be fixed.

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