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Nonprofit Organizations Awarded More than $8 Million from William Penn Foundation for Continued Relief Efforts Supporting Philadelphia Families

William Penn Foundation
Thursday, June 17, 2021

he William Penn Foundation today announced 90 grants totaling more than $8 million to support nonprofit organizations focused on families’ basic needs and children’s education as Philadelphians continue to be impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Giving USA 2021: In a year of unprecedented events and challenges, charitable giving reached a record $471.44 billion in 2020

Giving USA 2021
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

While a strong year-end stock market and giving in response to COVID-19 and racial justice efforts drove growth in contributions, a tumultuous year created an uneven picture.

Pottstown Area Schools Awarded Over $13,000 through Checklist Challenge

Face Mask Challenge
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation announced a total of $13,152 awarded to Pottstown area schools as part of the Medical University of South Carolina’s Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness (BCCW) School-Based Wellness Initiative.

Philanthropy Network welcomes LeBrian Brown as Manager, Network Organizing, Knowledge, & Engagement

LeBrian Brown
Monday, June 7, 2021

LeBrian will work with Network members to increase their engagement in and awareness of opportunities to learn from each other, connect, and collaborate on regional initiatives, and lead efforts to use technology to collect, analyze, organize and share knowledge across the Network.

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Independence Public Media Foundation Announces $2 Million in Grants to Media Making Organizations

Independence Public Media Foundation
Thursday, June 3, 2021

The Independence Public Media Foundation (IPMF) announced thirteen grants totaling $2 million were awarded to a range of film, journalism, storytelling, and youth media organizations and projects.

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The Fund for Women and Girls Hosts 16th Annual Making a Difference Luncheon Celebrating 25 Years of Impact

Making a Difference luncheon
Monday, May 24, 2021

The Fund for Women and Girls marked 25 years of serving local women and girls at the 16th Annual Making a Difference Luncheon on May 7th at the Desmond Hotel in Malvern.

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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.

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