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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.

Chester County Complete Count Committee to Raise Awareness about 2020 Census

Chester County 2020 Census
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Chester County Commissioners approved a resolution calling for the formation of a countywide Census 2020 Complete Count Committee (CCC) to encourage all residents’ participation in the Census survey.

Bloomberg-Funded Efforts to Stem Pennsylvania Opioid Crisis Announced

Friday, July 12, 2019

Vital Strategies, a public health organization that helps governments strengthen their public health systems, has announced the first projects to be funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies as part of a $10 million commitment to address the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania.

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2020 Complete Count Committee Recommends State Funding To Ensure Accurate Census In PA

Monday, May 20, 2019

Reporting to the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania’s Census 2020 Complete Count Commission is requesting state funding be added to the 2019-20 budget totaling an amount equal to $1 per person currently residing in the state to ensure a complete and accurate census count in 2020.

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Opinion | As Philly’s historical organizations struggle, partnerships are key by Nadya K. Shmavonian

Historical Society photo by Heather Khalifa
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Nadya Shmavonian, director of the Nonprofit Repositioning Fund, argues that the sustainability of vital services and community assets is threatened by the weakened financial health of nonprofits, and it is in our collective interest to identify and support innovative solutions that support the longterm viability of these important organizations. 

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