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Independence Public Media Foundation Announces 75 Grants Totaling $4 Million

Independence Public Media Foundation
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The foundation announced grants totaling $4 million to community media-makers, journalism, film and digital equity projects with an emphasis on supporting projects led by underrepresented communities and with a commitment to justice.

Black Community Leaders Fund: Q&A with Philadelphia Foundation's Phil Fitzgerald

Philadelphia Foundation
Friday, May 21, 2021

Following the launch of the Black Community Leaders Fund on May 13th, we asked Philadelphia Foundation's Phil Fitzgerald, Executive Director for Grantmaking to give us some insights about how and why the fund was created and what the foundation hopes to achieve through this initiative.

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.

Philadelphia Foundation Announces Fund Focused on Black-Led Nonprofits Serving Black Communities in Greater Philadelphia

Philadelphia Foundation
Thursday, May 13, 2021

With a lead gift from Facebook’s $20 Million “Supporting Black Communities” National Initiative, the new fund will fortify Black-led nonprofit organizations serving Black communities in Greater Philadelphia.

Douty Foundation announces plans to sunset

The Douty Foundation
Monday, August 3, 2020

After more than 50 years of grantmaking in support of organizations working to foster equitable opportunities for children and youth in Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, the trustees of the Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation have decided to cease operations as a private foundation at the end of calendar year 2021.

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia names Daria Torres as its first Executive in Residence

Daria Torres
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia announced Daria Torres, Managing Partner of the Walls Torres Group, will serve as its first Executive in Residence and lead the inaugural Equity Cohort starting in May 2019.

City Council and Mayor Kenney play nice as rec center ‘rebuild’ advances

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Mayor Jim Kenney’s plan to revamp public facilities throughout the city took another step forward this week, with key legislation passing favorably out of a City Council committee on Monday.

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