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Reflecting Forward: Philadelphia-Based Black Leaders’ Recommendations For Regional Funders

Report: Reflecting Forward: Philadephia-based Black Nonprofit Leaders’ Recommendations for Regional Funders
Monday, June 13, 2022

A new report from the Urban Affairs Coalition reveals that Black-led nonprofits continue to struggle connecting with regional funders despite “racial reckoning.”

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).

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.

Innovative COVID-19 Response Dashboard yields lessons for future disaster philanthropy

Covid-19 Signs
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

As tens of millions of philanthropic dollars were being distributed for emergency COVID-19 response in this region, the William Penn and Lenfest Foundations funded Philanthropy Network and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy to gather and examine data about the relief grantmaking.

CCFWG Unveils Women’s Suffrage Mural Before Election Day to Inspire Community to Get Out and Vote

CCFWG Suffrage Mural
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

A new mural unveiled days before the 2020 election honors the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted many women the right to vote, and serves as an inspiration for the community to get out and vote.

GreenLight Raises New $3.5 Million Fund to Combat Systemic Poverty in Philadelphia

Omar Woodard
Monday, September 14, 2020

With $3.5 million in support from over 25 families, corporate, and philanthropic investors and supporters, the GreenLight Philadelphia Fund III will scale solutions to systemic challenges identified by communities that are experiencing poverty.

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