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City of Philadelphia Launches “PHLConnectED”

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The City of Philadelphia today announced PHLConnectED, a collaboration to connect up to 35,000 low-income K-12 student households with internet service and laptops and provide digital skills training and tech support for families, 

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.

Philadelphia Cultural Fund Announces $200K in Youth Arts Impact Grants

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund announced that $200,170 in grants of $5,410 each will be awarded to 37 small and mid-sized Philadelphia organizations that are providing meaningful cultural and arts experiences for Philadelphia’s youth.   In response to COVID-19 and the impact it is having on the arts community, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund suspended the 2020 Youth Arts Enrichment Grant and has

William Penn Foundation Awards Additional $2.6M to Support COVID-19 Relief, Recovery Efforts in Philadelphia

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

In its fifth special meeting since March, the Foundation's Board of Directors approved a series of grants to immediately support multiple elements of recovery, including efforts to support early learning, youth programs and employment, and food access.

$100,000 Grant Kicks off Campaign for Chromebooks for Pottstown School District

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

POTTSTOWN, May 5—With the announcement of a $100,000 matching grant, The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation and the Foundation for Pottstown Education are providing a way for the community to help students in the borough continue their education during the coronavirus pandemic.

Derrick Morgan partners with Brandywine Health Foundation to support COVID-19 Healthcare and Economic Relief Fun

Derrick Morgan
Friday, April 10, 2020

Derrick Morgan, Managing Partner of KNGDM Group and Opportunity Zone investor, has committed an initial $10,000 to Brandywine Health Foundation’s Health and Economic Relief Fund.

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.

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