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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...

Black-led Nonprofits Continue to Struggle Connecting with Regional Funders Despite “Racial Reckoning”

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Despite the heightened awareness that was amplified during the racial unrest that exploded during the pandemic, Black-led nonprofits in Philadelphia are still...

United Ways of New Jersey Statement on Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

We join those across the state and country mourning the 19 innocent children and two teachers who were murdered yesterday in Uvalde, Texas. We as...

Invested Together: Helping Individuals Through Matched Savings

Low-income families face systemic barriers to building assets partly due to challenges with accessing capital, labor market segregation, and extractive practices and policies. This is...

SVP Investee Spotlight: Center for Black Educator Development

As a child, Sharif El-Mekki was fortunate to attend an elementary school, Nidhamu Sasa, where he was surrounded by great Black educators and a sense...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces 2022 Recipient of the J. Gordon Cooney, Jr. Fellowship in

2022 J. Gordon Cooney Fellowship in Criminal Justice recipient announced, honoring senior partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and former UWGPSNJ Regional Board Chair  PHILADELPHIA,...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Launches Built by Philly; Announces $750,000 Investment from JPMorgan Chase to

PHILADELPHIA, PA – To mark National Entrepreneurs’ Day, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) kicked off the next phase of its...

A Conversation with Michael Banks

As one of the priorities in the City’s inclusive growth plan, “Growing with Equity,” a team of local stakeholders—including United Way of Greater Philadelphia and...

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...

Comprehensive Report Identifies Current Gaps and Critical Steps to Level the Playing Field for Entrepreneurs of Color in Philadelphia

Local Entities Seek to Address Fundamental Barriers to Wealth Faced by BIPOC-Owned Businesses and Identify Concrete Course of Action Forward PHILADELPHIA, PA — In an...

Standing Against Hate

To our valued Partners and Supporters: This is a critical moment for our communities, our region, and our nation. With the arrival of a vaccine...

Rapid Response: COVID-19 Vaccinations

The past year has shown the general public, acutely and painfully, something nonprofit sector leaders have known for decades: to get help to those who need it...