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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. 

Three new programs will help Berks County nonprofits navigate a post-pandemic future

Berks County Community Foundation
Monday, February 22, 2021

Up to $100,000 in grants may be awarded through each of three programs: Nonprofit Planning, Arts & Culture Ramp-up, and "You Are Here," to foster human connection in Berks County.

City Announces $1 Million Investment in Organizations Developing Innovative Workforce Solutions

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce—in partnership with Philadelphia's economic and workforce development partners—announced a renewed strategic commitment to address workforce challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and that have been exacerbated by long-standing racial inequity and injustice.

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.

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to Focus on Recovery Funding for Philadelphia Arts and History Organizations in 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has announced that its 2021 grant making will focus on assisting arts and history organizations in the Philadelphia region to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Independence Public Media Foundation Announces $2.8 Million in Film and Journalism Grants to 30 Projects and Organizations

IPMF Film Grants Dec 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The Independence Public Media Foundation (IPMF) announces a major investment in the local filmmaking community with grants totaling $1.3 million to filmmakers, festivals, and film organizations, with an emphasis on supporting artists from underrepresented communities, and films with a commitment to social justice.

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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

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