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these new members:


 The Burd Group

ERM Group Foundation, Inc.

Franklin Square Foundation

 Mary E. Groff Charitable Trust

 Halloran Philanthropies

 J.P. Morgan

 Lomax Family Foundation

 The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia

 Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors

 Saint-Gobain Corporation

Vetri Foundation for Children

 Vincera Foundation

• VNA Foundation of Greater North Penn

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Delaware Valley Grantmakers is now
Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Watch this two-minute animated video and read the news release to know more about what this change means for our association and our region.

About Us

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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 The 2014 fall conference is a wrap!

THANK YOU to everyone who joined us on November 11th for SPARKING SOLUTIONS 2.0! Watch for photos and event highlights to be posted soon.


Building on the excitement and energy generated at the conference, we want to continue expanding our knowledge about Sparking work that is underway in the region. If you are involved in a collective, cross-sector effort, please let us know about it by completing our Tell Us How You Are Sparking form. We'll use the examples you share to foster learning and awareness among our members and create opportunities for dialogue with our partners.

Member News


Eagles Youth Partnership teams up with READ! By 4th Campaign to tackle childhood literacy

At a press conference on October 15, READ! By 4th Campaign announced that Eagles Youth Partnership and Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin will serve as a leading voice for the Campaign’s efforts to boost the number of children reading on grade level by the start of fourth grade. Boykin will serve as the Campaign’s first “Philadelphia icon” and will use his appearance on sports radio, and in the media to give tips on how parents can help their children become great readers. Boykin will use his social media platforms to encourage parents to “#DoThe22” by spending 22 minutes every day reading and interacting with their children. He will also work with Eagles Youth Partnership’s Book Mobile by making appearances at local elementary schools to promote the importance of literacy. Read more.

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Maari PorterMaari Porter named as the Network's next director

Philanthropy Network's Board of Directors has announced the selection of Maari Porter as the organization’s next Executive Director. Porter comes to the Network with a strong track record of working effectively with philanthropy, public agencies, and nonprofit and private sector partners to build common purpose. She currently serves as Chief Grants Officer for the City of Philadelphia and Executive Director of the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia. Previously, she was Deputy Director of Finance for Recovery, helping to set strategy and oversee distribution of $350 million in federal stimulus funding. Read more.

 

New research reveals trends in regional giving

At our 2014 fall conference on November 11, Philanthropy Network released a new study on philanthropic giving in the region. Based on a survey of the Network’s members, Giving in Greater Philadelphia 2014 identifies recent trends, priorities and practices of key players in region’s philanthropic landscape and examines current, relevant data on giving in the five-county area. Key among the findings are that philanthropy in the region is stable and growing, with a reported 10 percent increase in regional giving from 2011-2013, and topping the list of funding priorities are Education, Arts & Culture, and Human Services. Read the press release and download the report.




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Calendar

11/27/2014 » 11/28/2014
Thanksgiving Holiday (Philanthropy Network office closed)

12/3/2014
City Sessions 3: Gentrification, Integration and Equity

OPPORTUNITY BOARD


Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowships (LOI deadline 12/1/14)

Your Way Home Montgomery County Capacity Building Grants (deadline 12/1/14)

Women of Vision 2015/2016  Grant Cycle (LOIs due 12/5/14)

Call for Nominations for Chester County Fund for Women and Girls' 2015 Kitchen Table Award (deadline 12/22/14)

East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN) Community Fund (deadline 1/16/15)

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CAREER CENTER

Development and Accounting Assistant  - Vetri Foundation for Children

President - Moses Taylor Foundation (Scranton, PA)

Program Officer (K-12 Education) - William Penn Foundation

Policy Analyst - Philadelphia School Partnership

Manager, Talent and Collaboration - Philadelphia School Partnership

Development & Communications Associate - Philadelphia School Partnership