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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...

Minority Entrepreneurship: The Fight For Opportunity

COVID-19 has impacted small businesses throughout our region, and throughout the country.  Nearly all small businesses have felt the effects, but minority entrepreneurs have been...

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...

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

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

A CLOSER LOOK: UNITED FOR EQUITY

 An in-depth look at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s support for communities of color We are on a mission. A mission to...

Next Steps for Racial Equity and Action

Two weeks ago, we made a public commitment to take clear and quantifiable action toward becoming an actively anti-racist organization. While we have already engaged...

Our Commitment to Equity and Action

As we walk through a particularly sickening time for our region and our nation, words fail to describe the grief, outrage and deep sadness shared...