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The Lenfest Institute announces $1.3 million in grants to support The Philadelphia Inquirer’s community-focused journalism

The Lenfest Institute for Journalism
Thursday, May 20, 2021

New grants to The Philadelphia Inquirer to support initiatives that will enhance coverage of Philadelphia’s most pressing issues, with a particular focus on communities that have been historically underserved or misrepresented by journalism in the region.

The Giant Company and its Customers Raise $3.3 Million to Fight Food Insecurity in Local School Districts

Monday, May 17, 2021

Through its new Feeding School Kids initiative, The GIANT Company announced that together with its customers, more than $3.3 million was raised to address the issue of childhood hunger throughout local public school districts in the communities it serves.

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.

Code for America to strengthen local tech Brigade chapters with support from Knight Foundation

Code for America
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Knight Foundation announced their latest commitment of $1 million to help Code for America Brigades in cities where Knight operates — including Philadelphia — to build sustainable business models for civic technology.

 

New Community-Driven Grant Program Available for Community-Based Organizations

Friday, May 7, 2021

The Neighborhood Equitable Recovery Fund is a partnership between the Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) and Bread & Roses Community Fund that will support grassroots neighborhood nonprofit organizations that serve communities of color and those with low incomes, which have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

City Awards $200K to Community Organizations to Support Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

With funding from the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge, the Ciminal Justice Microgrant Fund administered by the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia awarded microgrants to 20 community organizations advancing racial equity in the criminal justice system.

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