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County Commissioners Approve $3.5M in COVID-19 Grants for Resilient, Innovative Chester County Nonprofits

CCCF Grant
Friday, October 9, 2020

The Chester County Commissioners approved the allocation of $3.5 million to help Chester County nonprofits recover from the impact of COVID-19. The Restore Chester County: Nonprofit Innovation & Resiliency Fund will be administered by the Chester County Community Foundation.

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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.

New Regional COVID-19 Response Dashboard analyzes more than $40M in giving from 13 shared funds in Greater Philadelphia

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Developed by the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania and Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia with support from William Penn and Lenfest Foundations, the dashboard is one of the first efforts to collect grants data from numerous pooled giving funds and share it publicly, mapped against demographic and economic data.   

GreenLight Raises New $3.5 Million Fund to Combat Systemic Poverty in Philadelphia

Omar Woodard
Monday, September 14, 2020

With $3.5 million in support from over 25 families, corporate, and philanthropic investors and supporters, the GreenLight Philadelphia Fund III will scale solutions to systemic challenges identified by communities that are experiencing poverty.

Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

The tragedy of Daniel Prude's killing is an example of how our systems fail to center the dignity and value of human life and why we must apply a racial justice lens and trauma-informed practices to build better systems of care for people with behavioral health disorders.

A Working Mom on Back-to-School Life in COVID

Sanchez family
Thursday, September 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges faced by working mothers, but it has also provided an opportunity to not only address longstanding inequities but to strive for healing and change of systems that have consistently put women at a disadvantage.

VNA Foundation of Greater North Penn announces first round North Penn Unity Grants

VNA Foundation
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The VNA Foundation of Greater North Penn distributed $135,000 in general operating grants through the first round of its North Penn Unity Grant program, designed to help nonprofit partners better cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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