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The Promise, Philadelphia’s Unprecedented Public-Private Coalition to Tackle Poverty, Aids More than 50,000 Families in Accessing Benefits and Income Supports

The Promise releases Year One report, focusing on family stability efforts, increasing access to emergency and long-term benefits and income supports Philadelphia — November 3,...

Philadelphia Inquirer: There are 400,000 people in Philly with convictions and criminal records. Expungement clinics can offer a fresh start.

Albert Price always wanted to be a firefighter. As the Germantown native grew up and into young adulthood, he had a plan for his career...

Social Venture Partners (SVP) Philadelphia Announces $300,000 in Multi-Year Funding and Additional Support to three Local Nonprofits

Local nonprofit organizations led by and serving people of color will receive unrestricted long-term funds, as well as SVP Partner resources to deliver on their...

The Promise, Philadelphia’s Poverty Action Fund, Launches Philadelphia’s Largest-Ever City-Wide Record-Clearing Initiative

Beginning May 21, 30 clinics in 30 weeks will connect people to record clearing services and employment opportunity across Philadelphia communities PHILADELPHIA, PA – May...

Social Venture Partners Philadelphia: Moving Beyond Traditional Philanthropy

Yesterday, SVP Philadelphia launched its 2022 investment cycle for nonprofit organizations working to reduce intergenerational poverty. In the 2022 Investment Cycle, SVP Philadelphia will provide...

Social Venture Partners Philadelphia invites poverty-fighting organizations led by and serving people of color in Philadelphia to apply for up

SVP Philadelphia, in association with United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, launches 2022 investment cycle for nonprofit organizations working to reduce intergenerational...

The Promise Seeks Partners in Criminal Record Sealing and Employment Access Campaign

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), in partnership with the City of Philadelphia, has released a Call for Collaboration to local...

FINDING FINANCIAL FREEDOM: United Way Proves More Than a Career

MEET JENNIFER GLEASON, UNITED WAY LEADER FREED FROM DEBT THANKS TO UW’S FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE. “Last year, more than 150,000 people were referred to vital...

Social Venture Partners (SVP) Philadelphia Announces $600,000 in Multi-Year Funding and Additional Support to Three Local Nonprofits

Local nonprofit organizations led by and serving People of Color will receive unrestricted long-term funds, as well as SVP Partner resources to deliver on their...

Social Venture Partners Philadelphia: Reimagining Giving

We’re new here – but we’re not new. Social Venture Partners is a global network of engaged philanthropists supporting meaningful change with communities by giving...

CITY COUNCIL, UNITED WAY TO SET POVERTY ACTION PLAN IN MOTION WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF $10 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR PARTNERSHIPS

Winners of the first of several Community Challenges will offer free tax prep, help improve access to benefits, and provide financial and legal counseling to...

Social Venture Partners Philadelphia invites poverty-fighting organizations led by and serving people of color in Philadelphia to apply for up

SVP Philadelphia, in association with United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, launches 2021 investment cycle for nonprofit organizations that reduce poverty and...