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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.

Beech commemorates memory of former CEO during COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, May 25, 2020 – The Beech Companies, Inc., a small nonprofit founded to revitalize disadvantaged communities in Philadelphia would have been celebrating its 30th anniversary with a big dinner on May 28th.  As fate would have it, the COVID-19 pandemic changed those plans.

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