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Reflecting Forward: Philadelphia-Based Black Leaders’ Recommendations For Regional Funders

Report: Reflecting Forward: Philadephia-based Black Nonprofit Leaders’ Recommendations for Regional Funders
Monday, June 13, 2022

A new report from the Urban Affairs Coalition reveals that Black-led nonprofits continue to struggle connecting with regional funders despite “racial reckoning.”

Philadelphia Foundation’s Black Community Leaders Fund Makes $800,000 in Grants to 24 Organizations

Philadelphia Foundation
Monday, November 8, 2021

An additional $1.5 million in support for the fund also was announced, including contributions from William Penn Foundation ($1million), Wells Fargo ( $250,000), TD Bank ($100,000) and Philadelphia Health Partnership, Santander Bank and the Samuel S. Fels Fund ( $50,000 each).

Philadelphia Foundation Announces Fund Focused on Black-Led Nonprofits Serving Black Communities in Greater Philadelphia

Philadelphia Foundation
Thursday, May 13, 2021

With a lead gift from Facebook’s $20 Million “Supporting Black Communities” National Initiative, the new fund will fortify Black-led nonprofit organizations serving Black communities in Greater Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Food Justice Initiative Announces New Grant Awards

Food Equity
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The initiative has awarded over $620,000 in grants in the last two years to advance community-driven solutions to historic food injustice.

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.

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.

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