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Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia is the region’s membership association for organizations and individuals active in philanthropy. Our 150+ members represent a broad spectrum of funder types, interests and approaches that reflect the increasing diversity of philanthropy. Our purpose is to educate and inspire members to do their best giving.
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2017 Fall Conference

** new venue! **
The Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Stay tuned for further event details! Registration opens in September.

Interested in becoming an EVENT SPONSOR? Contact Theresa Jackson.

NEWS

Sidney HargroSidney R. Hargro named new executive director

The Board of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia announced its selection of Sidney R. Hargro as the organization's next executive director, effective July 24, 2017. Since 2009, Hargro has led the Community Foundation of South Jersey where he  increased assets from $400,000 to $20+ million and positioned the foundation as a regional hub for philanthropic partnership and collaboration.. According to Network president Paul DiLorenzo, “Sidney’s rich combination of skills will enable to him to be a credible, competent and compassionate voice for philanthropy in Greater Philadelphia.” Read more.

 

North Penn United Way merges with United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey

North Penn United Way has joined United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) through a merger agreement effective July 1, 2017. This strategic decision will allow United Way to serve all of Montgomery County through a single organization with a unified approach to fighting poverty. It also completes a contiguous regional footprint for the organization, which now serves 1.75 million individuals and families in nine counties from Pottstown, PA to Cape May, NJ. Read more.

 

Your Way Home hosts 5th annual summit

On June 15, Your Way Home Montgomery County hosted more than 175 people for its 5th Annual Summit with the theme of “Housing First Works: Principles into Practice.”  Philanthropy Network President PAUL DILORENZO moderated the opening panel discussion that explored the “housing first” approach, which has succeeded in reducing homelessness in Montgomery County by over 30 percent. To view the full Summit Recap and access presentations and notes from Table Talks, please click here


 

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FEATURED

2016 Fall Conference

On November 17, more than 400 regional philanthropic, nonprofit and civic leaders joined us for our 2016 fall conference, Toward a More Perfect Union: Strengthening the Sector Together. The inspiring and thought-provoking day featured keynote remarks from Vu Le, author of the blog, Nonprofit with Balls. Visit our 2016 Conference Highlights page for photos, videos and resources from the event.

 

Trauma-Informed Philanthropy:
A Funder's Resource Guide for Supporting
Trauma-Informed Practice in the Delaware Valley

Released in October 2016, this new guide was developed as a partnership of Philanthropy Network, Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey with the goal of raising awareness among funders about ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), trauma, and resilience and help them understand how they can apply trauma-informed practice to their work.

 

Sparking Solutions ReportSPARKING SOLUTIONS: PROGRESS REPORT

At our 2016 Annual Members' Meeting on April 6, we released a brand new report on Sparking Solutions, our initiative to actively promote and foster collaborative philanthropy that improves conditions, creates opportunities and changes lives in Greater Philadelphia. Launched in 2013, Sparking Solutions embodies a simple yet powerful idea: funders have to work collaboratively, with each other and across sectors, if we are to move the needle on critical challenges in the region. Read more.
 

 

Foundation Maps: Greater Philadelphia


B
uilt on the Foundation Center’s powerful data visualization platform, Foundation Maps: Greater Philadelphia is a dynamic new tool shows the most detailed, up-to-date grants data available for our region Find out moreabout the Get on the Map campaign.
Philanthropy Network members can login to our website to access the map here.

 

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