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Philanthropy Network News
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
On the heels of a divisive election, Philanthropy Network’s conference seeks to unite »
  Funders and nonprofits need to talk more, Executive Director Maari Porter said. The fall confere...
Friday, September 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Message from Philanthropy Network President Paul DiLorenzo »
Note to Philanthropy Network Members from Maari Porter   On behalf of the Board of Directors, I wr...
Thursday, June 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, May 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maari Porter named to Federal Reserve Bank of Phila. Advisory Council »
May 25, 2016 For immediate release Contact: Rachel Brown, Media Relations, 215-574-3840   Philad...
Friday, April 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Highlights from the 28th Annual Members' Meeting »
CLICK HERE to view a slideshow of event photos. [Photos by Jim Harris Studios] Dale Russakoff, author...

Sparking Solutions
Thursday, December 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interview with Kristen Fisher, Community Relations Manager for Your Way Home Montgomery County, »
Jill Horner speaks with Kristen Fisher, Community Relations Manager for Your Way Home Montgomery County, about the partner...
Thursday, June 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Your Way Home Summit draws more than 200 participants »
    By   Gary Puleo, The Times Herald   WHITPAIN>> If government...
Sunday, January 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interview with Jenny Bogoni, READ! by 4th »
    One of the most pressing issues facing our nation is the education of our children.  Lo...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
In city elementary schools, a campaign for libraries »
  By KRISTEN GRAHAM | NOV. 18, 2015 Across the city, many classrooms lack what Alison Walters has cobbl...
Sunday, November 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PA Health Funder Collaborative holds 9th Annual Meeting »
  Originally published by Jewish Healthcare Foundation in the October 2015 issue of The Window  ...

Member News
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
72% Hike In Donor-Advised Fund Contributions at NPT »
  Contributions to the National Philanthropic Trus t shot up to $1.7 billion in 2016, a 72-...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Richard Besser, MD, Named New President, CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation »
    Princeton, N.J. —Richard Besser, MD, former acting director for the Centers for Disease Co...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PA Funders Report Shows the Impact of Repealing the Affordable Care Act »
  PRESS RELEASE The Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative , a non-partisan network of...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Function with Laurie Zierer, Pennsylvania Humanities Council »
  Published in By   Jen A. Miller   |   HUMANITIES , Winter 2017 |...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carol Metzker to receive CCFWG 2017 Kitchen Table Award »

Member Opinion & Commentary
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...

Grant Announcements
Friday, December 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Fdn awards over $900K in grants »
Contact : Rose Walters, Office Manager & Communications Associate Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundati...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Phoenixville Community Health Foundation Grants Over $1M to Local Organizations »
PRESS RELEASE Contact: Lynn Pike Hartman Email: Phoenixville:  ...
Thursday, July 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation annouces $125k in grants »
Monday, June 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fdns Community Partnership Board Approves More Than $190K in Grant Awards »
  Doylestown, PA (June 27, 2016 ) - Foundations Community Partnership 's (FCP) Board of Direc...
Monday, June 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)

Regional Interest
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle Makes Grants To Nine Philadelphia Schools »
PHILADELPHIA, PA (1/25/2017) – The Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation has anno...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Watching Philly Grocery Shoppers Is Changing How Cities Build Supermarkets »
  The city that pioneered food access initiatives continues to charge toward healthy eating. STORY BY Je...
Saturday, October 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Philadelphia Magazine: The Biggest Ideas of 2016 »
  Excerpted from Philly Rebooted: The Biggest Ideas of 2016 — and Beyond The bi...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
State budget contains increases for all levels of education »
    By Molly Born / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Schools across Pennsylvania will get millions in n...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Philly announces nine community schools to aid needy neighborhoods »
     by   Martha Woodall , STAFF WRITER | 215-8...

National Philanthropy News
Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
10 Private Foundation Do's And Don'ts »
  By Ashlea Ebelling Can you run a private foundation without getting into hot water? “If you...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Judge Suspends Overtime Rule Changes »
Posted by By Michael Wyland A federal judge in Texas has granted a preliminary in...
Thursday, June 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Responding to Tragedy: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Announces OneOrlando Fund »
Originally posted on the Florida Philanthropic Network's blog on June 14, 2016. ORLANDO,...
Tuesday, June 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Donations Grow 4% to $373 Billion, Says ‘Giving USA’ »
  Donations Grow 4% to $373 Billion, Says 'Giving USA' TIMOTHY SANDOVAL Charitable giving rea...
Friday, January 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leading a New Network for Philanthropy »
   Originally posted on the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers' blog   By Dav...