How a Nonprofit is Funding a 3,000-Mile Bike Path Connecting the Entire East Coast

How a Nonprofit is Funding a 3,000-Mile Bike Path Connecting the Entire East Coast

An effort to connect the entire East Coast with protected bike paths has been pedaling along since 1991. The nonprofit behind the effort has been on fire lately. Here's what is driving its mix of public and private support.

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Why William Penn is Giving Big to Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States and the Fairmount Park Conservancy is in charge of maintaining the 10,200 acres of greenspace throughout Philadelphia’s park system. On top of thinking about parks, the Conservancy also has to think about its project management and business skills -- now with major help from the William Penn Foundation.

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Who Should Pay for Bike Trails: Private Foundations or Taxpayers?

Trails might be getting a little more treacherous for hikers and bikers in Philadelphia. The pool of money that the William Penn Foundation supplied to build a regional trail system has run dry, and the foundation isn't planning on supplying any more.
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