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Recent News from Philadelphia Foundation

Give to charity in Philly area: Create a donor-advised fund at your community foundation
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Chester County Community Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation, Pittsburgh Foundation

Then they heard about what's called a donor-advised fund, set up through their local community foundation, the Foundation for Delaware...more

Mission Forward: Foundation leaders meet to talk place, race and impact
Foundation: Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

... philanthropic approaches toward impact investing will be on offer in the discussion among three foundation presidents. Students of philanthropy...more

A #MeToo moment for impact investing, unlocking refugee talent, a fund for black women founders
Foundation: Dell Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation

Opportunity Collaboration reckons with a #MeToo moment in impact investing. Powerbrokers have become pariahs in Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Washington, Wall Street and beyond. Claims of sexual...more

China's sponge cities, Kingdom impact investing, Singapore's inclusive fintech boom
Foundation: Dell Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation

Sizing the market for 'Biblically responsible investment” and “Kingdom” impact investing. The Franciscan Sisters of Mary in St. Louis have backed...more

Scottish social enterprise Nortenergy raises expansion funds for indoor farming tech
Foundation: Dell Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation

ImpactAlpha, May 3 – Nortenergy's greenhouses help grow fruits and vegetables in the windy conditions of Scotland's Shetland archipelago. Nortenergy was started by Northmavine Community Development...more

The Brief's Big 10: PhilaImpact, impact multiple of money, life after Abraaj, 'blockchain for good' and ...
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

Happy Friday, ImpactAlpha readers! We're in Philadelphia today for the two-day Total Impact conference hosted by the Good Capital Project and ImpactPHL. Yesterday was all about preparing financial...more

Meet PhilaImpact Fund, Philadelphia's new place-based impact investment fund
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

At SOCAP's Total Impact Conference today, community foundation The Philadelphia Foundation and asset manager and community development loan-maker Reinvestment Fund are announcing their joint...more

Philadelphia Model: Reinvestment Fund and Philadelphia Foundation commit $10M to place ...
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, Philadelphia Foundation

ImpactAlpha, April 27 – A community foundation and a longtime economic-development lender are teaming up to increase access to capital for schools, supermarkets, health care and housing projects...more

Thackray Crane Rental, Inc. Establishes Walter J. Thackray Memorial Scholarship at the ...
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

In fact, since 1947, the company has made philanthropy and community outreach amongst its highest priorities. ... Since 1918, The Philadelphia Foundation has built, managed and distributed...more

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