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Three new programs will help Berks County nonprofits navigate a post-pandemic future

Berks County Community Foundation
Monday, February 22, 2021

Up to $100,000 in grants may be awarded through each of three programs: Nonprofit Planning, Arts & Culture Ramp-up, and "You Are Here," to foster human connection in Berks County.

City Announces $1 Million Investment in Organizations Developing Innovative Workforce Solutions

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce—in partnership with Philadelphia's economic and workforce development partners—announced a renewed strategic commitment to address workforce challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and that have been exacerbated by long-standing racial inequity and injustice.

Philly Counts releases Final Report on 2020 Census Operation

Philly Counts
Friday, January 29, 2021

The new report provides comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted Philly Counts field plan and  will serve as a roadmap for 2030 Census operations.

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.

City's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy Shares Plans for 2021

OACCE
Thursday, January 14, 2021

 The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) shared its plans for new and returning programs to support Philadelphia's diverse arts community in 2021.

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City Announces Additional $30 Million in Funding for Rental Assistance and Small Business Relief

Thursday, November 12, 2020

New funding brings the City’s direct support for small businesses to $38.7 million and for rental assistance to $39.4 million since start of the pandemic.

Philadelphia Receives $5 Million in JPMorgan Chase’s AdvancingCities Challenge

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Rebuild, PIDC, and Philadelphia Works join to help women and people of color access well-paying jobs and strengthen diverse-led small businesses across the city.

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