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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.

Philadelphia Foundation’s Black Community Leaders Fund Makes $800,000 in Grants to 24 Organizations

Philadelphia Foundation
Monday, November 8, 2021

An additional $1.5 million in support for the fund also was announced, including contributions from William Penn Foundation ($1million), Wells Fargo ( $250,000), TD Bank ($100,000) and Philadelphia Health Partnership, Santander Bank and the Samuel S. Fels Fund ( $50,000 each).

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.

Black Community Leaders Fund: Q&A with Philadelphia Foundation's Phil Fitzgerald

Philadelphia Foundation
Friday, May 21, 2021

Following the launch of the Black Community Leaders Fund on May 13th, we asked Philadelphia Foundation's Phil Fitzgerald, Executive Director for Grantmaking to give us some insights about how and why the fund was created and what the foundation hopes to achieve through this initiative.

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.

Philadelphia to benefit from $100M Starbucks initiative to advance racial equity

Starbucks
Thursday, January 14, 2021

Philadelphia will be among 12 cities targeted by Starbuck’s new $100 million Community Resilience Fund created to advance racial equity and environmental resilience.

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