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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.

Beech launches resources directory to support families, individuals and communities

BEECH 2020 COMMUNITY RESOURCES DIRECTORY
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

In celebration of its 30th Anniversary in service to the community, the Beech Companies, Inc., through Beech Community Services, has published an online, digital community resources directory in an effort to identify local, regional and national resources that can help uplift and improve the quality of life for families, individuals and communities in the Philadelphia region.

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.

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