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Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation awards over $1.4 million to community organizations

Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation
Friday, August 20, 2021

Grants were divided among five program areas: Healthy Behaviors-Schools, Healthy Behaviors-Parks, Healthy Behaviors-Networks, Physical and Emotional Health, and Strengthening Nonprofits.

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.

Nonprofit Organizations Awarded More than $8 Million from William Penn Foundation for Continued Relief Efforts Supporting Philadelphia Families

William Penn Foundation
Thursday, June 17, 2021

he William Penn Foundation today announced 90 grants totaling more than $8 million to support nonprofit organizations focused on families’ basic needs and children’s education as Philadelphians continue to be impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pottstown Area Schools Awarded Over $13,000 through Checklist Challenge

Face Mask Challenge
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation announced a total of $13,152 awarded to Pottstown area schools as part of the Medical University of South Carolina’s Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness (BCCW) School-Based Wellness Initiative.

Wawa Donates 3,000 Appreciation Kits to the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia to Distribute to The School District of Philadelphia Essential Employees

Wawa and The Fund for the SDP
Monday, March 15, 2021

To mark the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, Wawa and The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia recognized over 3,000 essential District employees who have remained onsite to provide food and support to students and families in need.

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$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

A Working Mom on Back-to-School Life in COVID

Sanchez family
Thursday, September 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges faced by working mothers, but it has also provided an opportunity to not only address longstanding inequities but to strive for healing and change of systems that have consistently put women at a disadvantage.

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