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Event
09May2018

Walking the Talk: Values-Based Grantmaking

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Grantmaking practices are some of the most public (and sometime the only) expression of grantmakers’ values. Values include what grantmakers care about, how they sees the world, and their orientation toward grantseeker partners. Despite this, grantmaking practices are not always aligned grantmakers’ values. Learn how to bring a values-based approach to your grantmaking in a workshop.

Event
02Oct2018

Equity, Real Costs, and Impact: Deep-Dive Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

From grant applications to financial due diligence and grants management, grantmakers are looking to change how they work to be more responsive to the needs and financial realities of community-based organizations serving economically and socially disadvantaged communities. This engaging workshop will help grantmakers – even those who have been doing this work for some time – drive impact without exploiting the sweat equity of their grantees; gain a better understanding of what it really cost grantees to deliver on mission ; and reveal how grant funding can unintentionally undermine equity goals. 

Event
20Sep2018

Statewide Funders Webinar: Equity, Real Costs, and Impact (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, September 20, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Webinar

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia and Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania invite you to join us for this state-wide webinar to discuss how, with better understanding of what it really costs your grantees to deliver on mission, grantmakers can better leverage their resources to support a more just, equitable and sustainable society. This statewide webinar preceeds in-person deeper-dive workshops being held in Philadelphia (10/2) and Pittsburgh (10/3).

Event
12Oct2018

2018 EQUITY Symposium: Laying the Foundation for Racial Equity in Grantmaking

Friday, October 12, 2018
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Asian Arts Initiative

Join us for our 2018 Equity Symposium, the third in a three-part series exploring the themes of our 2018 leadership agenda: Policy, Equity and Innovation.

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17Oct2018

The Arts & Culture Funders Present: A Conversation on Equity with Tom Finkelpearl

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

The Arts & Culture Funders invite all Philanthropy Network members to join us for a special conversation between the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs’ Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl and the Philadelphia Cultural Fund’s Executive Director Barbara Silzle where we will hear successful strategies for cultivating workforce, leadership, and audience diversity for adaptation by cultural organizations; examine what differences exist between public and private funders when it comes to equity work; discuss steps funders can take to make their grantmaking practice more equitable and inclusive; and more. 

News

Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Awards Over $800K in Grant Dollars

Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Pottstown, PA – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation (PAHWF) has awarded $854,078 in grant requests during the fall grant round of fiscal year 2018-2019 to 33 non-profit organizations, schools and municipalities.

Event
23Jan2019

At the Crossroads: Reinventing Your Foundation for Greater Impact

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

During this session, attendees will hear about the process used by the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation to engage their board, staff, grantees and other partners in uncovering the unique value they added to the community and deciding how best to amplify this value.

Event
14Feb2019

Family Philanthropy Webinar Series: Balancing Power Dynamics

Thursday, February 14, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm

This conversation will feature a variety of practical tips for bridging the power divide with your grantees, with one another, and with other partners in your work.

Event
15Mar2019

Race, Class, AND Gender: Intersectional Approaches to Social Justice Funding

Friday, March 15, 2019
10:30am - 2:00pm
Friends Center, Rufus Jones Room

As part of its ongoing efforts to foster a more equitable philanthropic sector, Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia is partnering with the Women’s Funding Collaborative to host a discussion on gender transformative philanthropy. 

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