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United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey announces $1 million challenge to boost regional Census Outreach Efforts

Philly Counts
Thursday, October 24, 2019

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey announced a $500,000 matching grant, with the goal ofraising $1 million in new funding to target greater engagement of historically undercounted groups in the city and region in the 2020 Census.

Philanthropy Network partners to launch the Philly Counts 2020 Action Fund

Thursday, August 1, 2019

As part of our ongoing efforts to encourage philanthropic engagement in the 2020 Census, Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia has partnered with Philly Counts 2020 to launch the Philly Counts 2020 Action Fund.

United Way of PA Sheds Light on Financial Hardships: The ALICE Report

United for ALICE
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The ALICE® report, which stands for Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed, is an initiative of the Pennsylvania network of United Ways to raise awareness of the challenges faced by working families and to mobilize organizations and individuals who want to support strategies and policies that move ALICE along their journey to financial stability.

In Pennsylvania, three newsrooms are teaming up to cover state government

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and LNP Media Group announced Spotlight PA, a new collaboration aimed at rebuilding state government coverage.

Govenor Wolf Creates Commission to Ensure Fair, Accurate Count in 2020 Census

Governor Wolf
Friday, September 14, 2018

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an Executive Order establishing a new commission that will coordinate Pennsylvania’s involvement with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure a fair and accurate count in 2020.

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More than 300 U.S. philanthropic leaders call for removal of citizenship question from 2020 census

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

More than 300 national, state and local philanthropies across 38 states and District of Columbia join in calling on the Trump administration to withdraw a citizenship question from the 2020 census.

Philadelphia Selected For New Anti-Displacement Policy Network

Friday, March 23, 2018

PolicyLink announced that Philadelphia has been selected for the first cohort of the All-In Cities Anti-Displacement Policy Network.

Fix to solar credit will boost state’s economy

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Friends Fiduciary Corp.looks at clean energy not only as a way to mitigate climate risk but also as an important investment opportunity, and they support the implementation of the Solar Energy Credit legislation (Act 40) as a significant step in boosting clean energy investment in the Keystone State.

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How a Small Craft Navigates Shifting Tides

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

With services and supports to the community’s most vulnerable residents repeatedly at risk, First Hospital Foundation (now the Philadelphia Health Partnership) asks how it can most effectively target its resources to make a difference.

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