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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.

Dwayne Wharton selected for new national leadership program to build health equity

Dwayne Wharton
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Dwayne Wharton joins second-ever cohort of Culture of Health Leaders, assembled from across the country by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Your board isn’t diverse enough

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A new study from BoardSource found board diversity hasn't improved in the past two decades, but two local foundations - Seybert and Leeway - are taking steps to make their boards more representative of those they serve.

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