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Community Voices: from a Moment and for a Movement

Spiral Q 2
Monday, August 24, 2020

In light of Independence Public Media's recent Community Voices Fund grants, program officer Nuala Cabral reflects on the role of media and philanthropy in supporting movements that challenge oppressive systems without co-opting or containing them.

Chester County Community Foundation “Food for Thought” Board Trustee Edition Goes Digital This September

Chester County Community Foundation
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Formerly held in person and known as the Board Trustee Institute, this new virtual series will explore a variety of topics geared towards helping nonprofits grow and thrive during these troubling times.

Homeless Assistance Fund, Inc. (HAFI) receives national award for innovative partnership

Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The Homeless Assistance Fund, Inc. (HAFI) is among seven recipients of the 2020 Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships that recognizes innovative partnerships between foundations and government that have been critical in transforming communities and improving the quality of life for low-and moderate-income residents across the country.   

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Beech launches resources directory to support families, individuals and communities

BEECH 2020 COMMUNITY RESOURCES DIRECTORY
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

In celebration of its 30th Anniversary in service to the community, the Beech Companies, Inc., through Beech Community Services, has published an online, digital community resources directory in an effort to identify local, regional and national resources that can help uplift and improve the quality of life for families, individuals and communities in the Philadelphia region.

GSK Announces $10M Program to Advance Black People, Latinx People, Women in STEM

STEM Equity
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

In partnership with the Philadelphia Education Fund, the STEM Equity Collective will use a collective impact approach to identify and close gaps confronting children from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM.

City of Philadelphia Launches “PHLConnectED”

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The City of Philadelphia today announced PHLConnectED, a collaboration to connect up to 35,000 low-income K-12 student households with internet service and laptops and provide digital skills training and tech support for families, 

BLBB Charitable Awards COVID-19 Emergency Grants to Area Cultural Institutions

BLBB Charitable
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

BLBB Charitable announced grants of $40,000 to several northern Montgomery County and Bucks County cultural institutions that continue to struggle with closures or reduced revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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More than 500 U.S. Philanthropy Leaders Sign Unprecedented Letter: Don’t Cut the Census Short

2020 Census
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

More than 500 philanthropic organizations, alarmed by the announcement that the U.S. Department of Commerce intends to “drastically cut short” 2020 census operations amid a surging coronavirus pandemic, urged the U.S. Census Bureau not to rush the significant enumeration and data processing that remain unfinished.

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