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Recent News from Philadelphia Foundation

Penn Libraries has received grants to digitize major cultural collections
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

Penn Libraries received a grant to preserve Muslim manuscripts and make them more accessible to the students, scholars, and the public. Penn will collaborate with Columbia University and the Free...more

A citywide culture of giving could bring an extra billion dollars to Philly
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

And if we can build a culture of philanthropy within an organization or family, why not build a culture of philanthropy within a city? It's such a huge idea that it's hard to even know where to...more

Workforce development leaders share their perspectives
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

During the breakfast, Johnson reflected on how he left his position as a public administrator to become a social entrepreneur. He led the Office of Employment and Training at a time when Philadelphia...more

William Penn Foundation awards $2.6M to support River Alive! Project
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation, William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation awarded a $2.6 million grant to Independence Seaport Museum to open River Alive! – a landmark exhibition focusing on...more

43 organizations receive Barra Awards
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation, William Penn Foundation

The Barra Foundation announced they will award $2150000 to 43 exemplary organizations from across the field of Arts & Culture, Education, Health and Human...more

Join or die: Why nonprofits must consider mergers
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

Boards must begin to see that in this environment, nonprofit mergers and consolidations should be part of their growth strategy, not their strategy of...more

What's New at Rebuild (November 2017)
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation

November 1 - The Rebuild Oversight Board held its inaugural meeting at Kingsessing Recreation Center. The Oversight Board, which is made up of a diverse coalition of city officials, community leaders...more

Are We Living in a Golden Age of Charitable Giving? Hardly
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

This is just the latest philanthropic initiative coming from the tech sector. ... As for corporate philanthropy, it's mere crumbs compared to record profits. ... Data unveiled not long ago by Indiana...more

Only You Can Fix Philly's Philanthropy Crisis
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation, William Penn Foundation

How is it that Philly — a city with deep Quaker roots and a nickname that practically drips with generosity — is home to a philanthropic sector...more

Delaware Highlands Conservancy plans Eagle Watch Training Day
Foundation: Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, Philadelphia Foundation

... cold temperatures and enjoy interacting with the public. The Conservancy's Eagle Watch program is supported in part by grant funding from the American Eagle Foundation, Orange and Rockland,...more

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Beyond the Four Walls are Empowered Rural Nepalese Women
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