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More than 500 U.S. Philanthropy Leaders Sign Unprecedented Letter: Don’t Cut the Census Short

2020 Census
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

More than 500 philanthropic organizations, alarmed by the announcement that the U.S. Department of Commerce intends to “drastically cut short” 2020 census operations amid a surging coronavirus pandemic, urged the U.S. Census Bureau not to rush the significant enumeration and data processing that remain unfinished.

The Judge Alfred L. Luongo Fund Provides Immediate Support for Reentry Program Participants

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, financial support from the Judge Alfred L. Luongo Fund at the Philadelphia Bar Foundation was released to participants in court programs dedicated to supporting individuals in reentry.

Women’s work is, and always has been, “essential” work. It’s time to value it.

Gender Justice_Photo by Josh Howard on Unsplash
Friday, May 8, 2020

With the deep and ever-widening economic inequities exposed by the COVID-19 crisis, it's time we come together to invest in strategies and policies that decrease and eventually eliminate the gender and racial wealth gap.

Douty Foundation releases $1.5 million in emergency funding amid COVID-19 crisis

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

This immediate deployment of resources represents more than 25 percent of the foundation's endowment to area nonprofits and immigrant & worker relief funds.

Statement: Including Immigrants and Refugees In Our Response to COVID-19

Immigrant Community courtesy Fels Fund
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Douty, Fels and Scattergood Foundations invite their fellow funders to sign-on to this statement committing to actions supporting our immigrant and refugee communities during the COVID-19 crisis.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Provides $50 Million to Support Those Facing Greatest Strain Under the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

RWJF will provide $50 million in immediate short-term relief to several national and community organizations to help some of the families and communities feeling the greatest strain under the COVID-19 health emergency.

The Foundation for Delaware County awards over $30K to local nonprofits promoting a complete count in the 2020 Census

Delco Counts
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

In the first of three rounds of grantmaking to encourage enrollment in the 2020 Census, The Foundation for Delaware County announced $30,300 in awards through six grants to area nonprofits.

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Leeway Foundation announces $55,000 in Art and Change Grants

Leeway Foundation (mark)
Monday, October 7, 2019

The Leeway Foundation announced $55,000 in funding for 31 individual women, trans and gender nonconforming artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia, to support their work addressing a range of social change issues.

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