Accessing the Arts: What This Means for a Big Philadelphia Funder

Accessing the Arts: What This Means for a Big Philadelphia Funder

Even as other priorities clamor for attention, big city foundations have stuck with funding for the arts. A case in point is the William Penn Foundation, which aims to increase access to high-quality artistic and cultural experiences across Philadelphia.

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The Starting Line: Behind a Push by Foundations to Expand Access to Childcare in Their Cities

The Starting Line: Behind a Push by Foundations to Expand Access to Childcare in Their Cities

The Reinvestment Fund is coordinating work with grantmakers in several cities to expand the availability of high-quality childcare. The work is growing as more funders zero in on a critical niche that’s long been overlooked.

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Getting It Right: A Parks Project Fueled by Private Dollars, With An Eye on Equity

Getting It Right: A Parks Project Fueled by Private Dollars, With An Eye on Equity

Glitzy urban parks projects have drawn fire for fueling gentrification and playing to the tastes of the donor class. As funders mobilize behind Philadelphia’s own High Line, they’re looking to avoid mistakes made elsewhere.

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