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The Chronicle of Philanthropy Unveils Ambitious Growth Plan To Put National Spotlight On Social Sector, Become Nonprofit

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

The Chronicle of Philanthropy (CoP) announced it plans to become an independent nonprofit organization, and has nearly $6 million in new grant commitments that will support innovation, growth, and impact.

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Independence Public Media Foundation Announces $2.6 Million in Media-Making and Digital Equity Grants to 33 Projects and Organizations

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Independence Public Media Foundation (IPMF) announces $2.6 million in its final round of grants for 2021, focused support for community-centered journalism, digital equity research and policy, community-led and operated radio stations, and filmmaking, with an emphasis on supporting artists from, and films about, underrepresented communities.

HealthSpark Foundation announces the Dr. Frank E. Boston Black Justice Fund

HealthSpark Foundation
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

HealthSpark Foundation's new Dr. Frank E. Boston Black Justice Fund will addresses the historical exclusion of Black leaders and Black community-serving organizations from tackling the challenges and opportunities facing Montgomery County residents

Independence Public Media Foundation Announces 75 Grants Totaling $4 Million

Independence Public Media Foundation
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The foundation announced grants totaling $4 million to community media-makers, journalism, film and digital equity projects with an emphasis on supporting projects led by underrepresented communities and with a commitment to justice.

Independence Public Media Foundation Announces $2 Million in Grants to Media Making Organizations

Independence Public Media Foundation
Thursday, June 3, 2021

The Independence Public Media Foundation (IPMF) announced thirteen grants totaling $2 million were awarded to a range of film, journalism, storytelling, and youth media organizations and projects.

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The Lenfest Institute announces $1.3 million in grants to support The Philadelphia Inquirer’s community-focused journalism

The Lenfest Institute for Journalism
Thursday, May 20, 2021

New grants to The Philadelphia Inquirer to support initiatives that will enhance coverage of Philadelphia’s most pressing issues, with a particular focus on communities that have been historically underserved or misrepresented by journalism in the region.

Love & Equity in News

Love Now Media
Thursday, May 13, 2021

When philanthropists are deciding what stories and organizations they strategically support, it's important for them to understand and consider the diversity of paths, perspectives and entry points into the world of news and media making.

Code for America to strengthen local tech Brigade chapters with support from Knight Foundation

Code for America
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Knight Foundation announced their latest commitment of $1 million to help Code for America Brigades in cities where Knight operates — including Philadelphia — to build sustainable business models for civic technology.

 

Independence Public Media Foundation Announces $2.8 Million in Film and Journalism Grants to 30 Projects and Organizations

IPMF Film Grants Dec 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The Independence Public Media Foundation (IPMF) announces a major investment in the local filmmaking community with grants totaling $1.3 million to filmmakers, festivals, and film organizations, with an emphasis on supporting artists from underrepresented communities, and films with a commitment to social justice.

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Community Voices: from a Moment and for a Movement

Spiral Q 2
Monday, August 24, 2020

In light of Independence Public Media's recent Community Voices Fund grants, program officer Nuala Cabral reflects on the role of media and philanthropy in supporting movements that challenge oppressive systems without co-opting or containing them.

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