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Funders Must Walk the Talk of Collaboration

Working together
Friday, February 26, 2021

With new data about the financial health of Greater Philadelphia nonprofits combined with troubling trends due to COVID-19, it's clear that collaboration will be a vital strategy for both nonprofits and funders if the sector is to continue to provide essential services and stimulate innovation that advances social purpose. 

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.

If not now, when? Transforming philanthropy’s approach in the aftermath of the pandemic.

Lens_Landscape
Thursday, October 29, 2020

As philanthropy continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, foundations, corporate giving programs and others have an opportunity to redirect and commit resources to rebuild a system desperately begging for change.

Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life

Photo credit Warren Wong on Unsplash
Thursday, September 10, 2020

The tragedy of Daniel Prude's killing is an example of how our systems fail to center the dignity and value of human life and why we must apply a racial justice lens and trauma-informed practices to build better systems of care for people with behavioral health disorders.

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.

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.

Women’s work is, and always has been, “essential” work. It’s time to value it.

Gender Justice_Photo by Josh Howard on Unsplash
Friday, May 8, 2020

With the deep and ever-widening economic inequities exposed by the COVID-19 crisis, it's time we come together to invest in strategies and policies that decrease and eventually eliminate the gender and racial wealth gap.

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