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United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Expands Leadership Team with Managing Director of Financial Empowerment

The leadership team at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) recently welcomed Alicia Atkinson as Managing Director, Financial Empowerment. PHILADELPHIA, PA...

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...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces New Regional Board Members

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) announced today the addition of several notable figures to its Regional Board...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Expands Ride United Campaign to Improve Local Vaccination Access

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) announced the launch of the Ride United Vaccine Access Campaign which provides...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Commemorates 100th Anniversary with Year-Long Celebration

Leading Poverty-Fighting Organization Celebrates 100th Anniversary by Looking to the Future PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Comcast Launch Nonprofit Finance Accelerator to Strengthen Nonprofit Community

New Program Delivered by Nonprofit Finance Fund Provides Financial Expertise and Coaching to a Diverse Group of Nonprofit Leaders as they Adapt and Rebuild from...

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...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Announces Free Tax Preparation Programs to Individuals and Families earning less

Free and confidential tax services available virtually as tax season gets underway PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) marked the...

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...

2021 Philadelphia African American Leadership Development Forum (PAALDF) Applications

Philadelphia African American Leadership Development Forum Powered by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Impact Fund PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Created in 2017, the...

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,...

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Receives Generous Gift from MacKenzie Scott

Philadelphia, PA — United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) announced today that it has received a generous donation from philanthropist and author, MacKenzie Scott. United...

Philadelphia Poverty Action Fund announces Call for Collaborations for The Family Stability Community Challenge

 The Call for Collaborations seeks leading organizations serving Philadelphia to propose multi-pronged, evidence-based strategies to maximize income and benefits for families facing poverty   PHILADELPHIA, P.A. —...

UWGPSNJ Announces New Regional Board Chair and Strategic Board Realignment to Further Poverty-Fighting Efforts

John Salveson, of Salveson Stetson Group, Inc., named new Regional Board Chair; UWGPSNJ launches Strategic Regional Board Realignment Philadelphia, PA —  United Way of Greater Philadelphia and...