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Gerry Lenfest, Philly’s greatest philanthropist of all time | Opinion by Keith Leaphart

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Nov. 15 is National Philanthropy Day, a day when people around the country are invited to reflect and celebrate charitable acts — both financial gifts and acts of service for the benefit of others. I thought it only appropriate to acknowledge and celebrate the spirit of Gerry Lenfest on this day.

Philadelphia: Building a Stronger City Through Public Spaces

Thursday, May 24, 2018

In this post, Knight Foundation's Patrick Morgan reflects on the role of public spaces in creating more informed and engaged communities, and how recent investments in Philadelphia are creating deeper connections between people and their city and fostering greater community connection, trust and involvement.

Philly parents, don't leave the city when your kids reach school age | Opinion

Friday, March 23, 2018

William Penn Foundation program director for Great Learning Elliot Weinbaum urges parents to visit their neighborhood schools and see the great teaching happening in Philadelphia's public schools before deciding to leave the city in search of something better. 

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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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Changes to charitable deduction will hurt PA and NJ nonprofits

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

As lawmakers consider tax reform legislation, leaders of The Philadelphia Foundation and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey warn of serious repercussions if the charitable deduction is not maintained.

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