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Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia and Philly Counts announce second-round COVID-19 Prevention & Response Fund grant recipients

COVID-19 Prevention & Response Fund
Friday, July 16, 2021

In its second round of grants, the COVID-19 Prevention & Response Fund made grants totaling $668,885 to 84 individuals and nonprofit organizations working to increase COVID-19 education, vaccine access, health resources, and outreach activities in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester counties.

New Community-Driven Grant Program Available for Community-Based Organizations

Friday, May 7, 2021

The Neighborhood Equitable Recovery Fund is a partnership between the Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) and Bread & Roses Community Fund that will support grassroots neighborhood nonprofit organizations that serve communities of color and those with low incomes, which have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brandywine Health Foundation Receives Grant in Support of Coatesville Food Truck Project

Coatesville Food Truck
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The Health Partners Foundation has awarded the Brandywine Health Foundation a $25,000 grant to expand the Coatesville Food Truck Project in providing culturally nutritious meals to Coatesville families struggling with food insecurity. 

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.

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.

Pew Announces $1M to Support Vulnerable Philadelphia-Area Residents Amid Pandemic

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Pew Charitable Trusts announced new grants to 13 Philadelphia-area nonprofits to help address hunger, substance use disorder, and needs of frail and isolated older adults.

Momentum Fund Launches to Help Build Capacity of Nonprofits Managing COVID-19 Funds

Momentum Fund
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The fund will award a total of $8.5 million in grants to organizations managing funds explicitly devoted to providing COVID-19 relief to communities of color, low-income populations, and others being disproportionately impacted by the crisis.

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