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City Announces $1 Million Investment in Organizations Developing Innovative Workforce Solutions

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce—in partnership with Philadelphia's economic and workforce development partners—announced a renewed strategic commitment to address workforce challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and that have been exacerbated by long-standing racial inequity and injustice.

Comcast RISE to Award $5 Million in Grants to BIPOC-Owned, Small Businesses

Comcast RISE
Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Eligible businesses in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston and Philadelphia can apply for $10,000 grants. Additionally, over $2 million has been awarded to more than 20 community-based organizations and diverse chambers of commerce to provide support to BIPOC-owned, small businesses.

Philly Counts releases Final Report on 2020 Census Operation

Philly Counts
Friday, January 29, 2021

The new report provides comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted Philly Counts field plan and  will serve as a roadmap for 2030 Census operations.

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to Focus on Recovery Funding for Philadelphia Arts and History Organizations in 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has announced that its 2021 grant making will focus on assisting arts and history organizations in the Philadelphia region to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Philadelphia to benefit from $100M Starbucks initiative to advance racial equity

Starbucks
Thursday, January 14, 2021

Philadelphia will be among 12 cities targeted by Starbuck’s new $100 million Community Resilience Fund created to advance racial equity and environmental resilience.

City's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy Shares Plans for 2021

OACCE
Thursday, January 14, 2021

 The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) shared its plans for new and returning programs to support Philadelphia's diverse arts community in 2021.

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