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REBUILD:  Building a Framework for Philanthropic Engagement

 Export to Your Calendar 6/6/2017
When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
8:30 AM Registration; 9:00-11:30 AM Program
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South Philadelphia Library
1700 S. Broad Street (at Morris)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19145
United States
Contact: Ana Lisa Yoder

Online registration is available until: 6/2/2017
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Building a Framework for Philanthropic Engagement

Please join Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia and the Rebuild Leadership Group for a conversation about the City of Philadelphia's REBUILD initiative.  Over the past several months, Philanthropy Network has been convening a small member-led leadership group to help shape and create a framework for broad philanthropic engagement to support this citywide, $500 million joint public-private partnership to revitalize parks, recreation centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philadelphia. 

During this meeting we will hear from City Representatives about the vision and structure for this innovative effort, as well as from REBUILD’s early philanthropic investors.  We will also share a draft philanthropic investment framework and solicit member feedback as we continue to build an investment structure for REBUILD that is accessible, aligned, and flexible, providing multiple entry points for funders to engage and invest with confidence. 

Please come to learn more and share your perspective on this important initiative. 


  • Siobhan Reardon, President and Director, Free Library of Philadelphia
  • Michael DiBerardinis, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia

Members of the City’s Rebuild Team:

  • Nicole Westerman, Executive Director
  • David Gould, Deputy Director, Community Engagement and Communications
  • Kira Strong, Deputy Director, Design and Construction

Image result for south Philadelphia LibraryFollowing the program, members are also invited to join us for a brief guided tour of the South Philadelphia Library, the first of five pilot neighborhood libraries to be reimagined and reshaped to meet the changing needs of today’s library customers as part of the Building Inspiration: 21st Century Libraries InitiativeWith 12,000 square feet of state-of-the-art space, it includes a Community Health Resource Center with staff trained by the University of Pennsylvania Center for Public Health Initiatives. The new space also houses a "living room" area where customers can gather with friends, engage in library programs, and interact in a warm environment. On display in the Children’s Library is a mural by renowned late author and illustrator Maurice Sendak.

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