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Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Don't Let Trump Bring Down the Arts by Barbara Silzle, Philadelphia Cultural Fund »
    Art is action. A local culture leader urges us to keep it alive in Philly.   By...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: IBM’s Diane Melley on Nonprofit Data and Analytics »
  By Jackie Brennan IBM’s series of Impact Grants probably rings a bell to many in the n...
Sunday, April 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The state of Philadelphia? Decidedly mixed by Larry Eichel, The Pew Charitable Trusts »
  Considering all that has happened in Philadelphia over the past several years, it is difficult to find a...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The humanities aren’t just practical. They are critical to our democracy. by Laurie Zierer »
The Open Mind by Laurie Zierer Last spring, a group of teenagers gathered regularly at the Philadelphia City I...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Sharing a love of reading is a task for all Philadelphians »
By Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Wells Fargo Philadelphia R egion President Greg Redden Whose job i...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: A new way to rebuild Philadelphia by Janet Haas » By Janet Haas Editorial boards of the Inquirer and Daily News have noted the potential of...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial Services Field Could Disrupt Philanthropy, Warns Community Foundation President »
    READING, PA (February 15, 2017) –   The Council on Foundations has published a paper by...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building on Arthur Evans' legacy: next steps for behavioral health in Philadelphia by Joe Pyle »
  Health —   The Public's Health By Joe Pyle, MA Dr. Arthur C. Evans   step...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fixing social problems requires a new framework for philanthropic giving by Omar Woodard »
  Old Money, New Ideas by   Omar Woodard I believe in social innovation as...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Let Pa.'s resolution for 2017 be expanded access to pre-K »
  By Pedro Ramos, Jim Cawley, and Sharmain Matlock-Turner Let's resolve to build on the growing c...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Shared giving helps create brighter future for all »
  By Pedro Ramos and Jim Cawley For many nonprofits, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve is...
Friday, August 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: For students, a hands-on view of politics and journalism »
    By Patrick Morgan and Pedro Ramos There's great post-convention buzz in the city right...
Friday, June 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Philly makes a bold move »
  By Janet Haas The city's bold policy move to solidify a revenue source to invest in our young children and...
Monday, April 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Celebrating the Pulitzers at 100, and the humanities by Laurie Zierer »
   By Laurie Zierer When he arrived in St. Louis after the Civil War, broke and speaking limi...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Nonprofits, guard against future budget stalemates by Jim Cawley »
   By Jim Cawley Last week, Pennsylvania officially moved on from its historic nine-month bu...
Thursday, March 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: How Reimagining the Civic Commons is unlocking the potential for public space in Philly »
  Knight Blog Posted by   Patrick J. Morgan Recently, Lonely Planet named Philadelphia the...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: The cruel irony of the 'digital divide' and how it's hurting Philadelphia »
  GUEST COMMENT   By David L. Cohen For more than a decade, there has been a nationa...
Wednesday, December 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Christina Weiss Lurie: Programs show Eagles' commitment to region, children »
   Think Tank This past week, Mayor-elect Jim Kenney made the following statement about our orga...
Thursday, December 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: New City administration should develop strategic partnerships with philanthropy »
commentary By Paul DiLorenzo, President Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia As the new administr...
Monday, November 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: State budget crisis must be prevented from happening again »
    By Kevin Murphy, President, Berks County Community Foundation Our elected officials in Har...
Thursday, October 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Drastic measures needed to pressure state to adopt budget »
   READING, PA (Oct. 29, 2015)   – As local nonprofits run out of options to keep their do...
Sunday, September 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Humanities for teens - by Laurie Zierer »
    Teen Reading Lounges engage imaginations and instill life skills   By La...
Thursday, September 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opinion: How Foundations Can Give Children a Brighter Future by Kristine Alvarez, NFF »
  OPINION        SEPTEMBER 03, 2015  | By Kristine Alvarez &...
Monday, July 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opinion: A need for more arts jobs »
  Inquirer Editorial Board Posted: Monday, July 20, 2015, 1:08 AM A new repor...
Friday, May 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opinion: Steps toward better graduation rate in Philly - by Darren Speilman, Phila. Education Fund »
   Graduation day is an important milestone in the lives of young people; a marker between childhood an...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Expanding preschool will help children and the city »
   By Elliot Weinbaum, Program Director of Great Learning at the William Penn Foundation and...
Monday, April 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opinion: Next mayor must back long-term culture plan - bY Maud Lyon »
  Philadelphia Inquirer by MAUD LYON POSTED:   Monday, April 20, 2015...
Monday, March 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opinion: Reasons to be cheerful - By Larry Eichel, Pew Charitable Trusts »
  HARNESS THE POSITIVE Posted 3/29/15 Larry Eichel directs Philadelphia research at the Pew Charitable...
Friday, December 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mark Gleason, PSP: School$: Not how much, but how/where »
  POSTED:   Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 12:16 AM A RECENT   Daily News   editoria...
Monday, October 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Partners in a healthier future »
    Monday, October 20, 2014 By Steven M. Altschuler and Daniel J. Hilferty Planning for the future...
Sunday, October 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter: Pennsylvania needs to step up and provide Pre-K »
  October 19, 2014 To the Times: As children around the region adjust to a new school year, the unf...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Our Girls Are in Trouble, Too »
MAY 28, 2014 I was thrilled recently to read about the Foundation Center's new report   Building a Beloved Co...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: What about the girls? »
Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer , 5/27/14 Commentary by Cathy Weiss Are there more "bad girls" than th...
Friday, April 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commentary: Team up with schools for arts education »
Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 4-25-14 By  Deirdre Connelly and  Joe Neubauer   Painti...
Thursday, February 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opinion: Schools - Why the runaround on turnarounds? by Helen Cunningham and Mark Gleason »
AMID extensive coverage of the very real challenges facing our public schools, we shouldn't lose sight of what's actuall...

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