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GALAEI’s Interim Executive Director Addresses Transgender Employee Demotions

After Philadelphia magazine was first to report that two transgender full-time employees of the queer Latinx social justice nonprofit GALAEI would be demoted to part-time […]

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10 Philly Nonprofit Leaders Who Would Lose Big Under GOP Tax Plan

Republican lawmakers unveiled their anticipated tax-reform plan last Thursday. Among the winners in the bill: the mega-wealthy and big corporations. Among the losers? Nonprofits – […]

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Meet ULiftU, the New Philly Nonprofit Using CrossFit to Change Lives

Earlier this week, I got an email from a guy named Wylie Belasik, pitching me an idea that sounded so smart and cool, I knew […]


Philly-Area Startup Gets $2 Million from Gates Foundation

A local nonprofit education start-up is on the radar of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. So much so, that the charitable organization is giving Edcamp […]

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Council Committee OKs Rolling Back Rules for Tax-Exempt Groups

A Philadelphia City Council committee OKed a bill Monday that would roll back new rules aimed at ensuring that local nonprofits are eligible for the property […]

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Jannie Blackwell Wants To Roll Back Rules for Tax-Exempt Groups

Philadelphia City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell introduced a bill Thursday that would overturn a new rule requiring local nonprofits to verify annually that they are legitimate […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Therapy Center of Philadelphia

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week, Alison Gerig talks about Therapy Center of Philadelphia, a local organization that provides affordable psychotherapy on a […]

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Philanthropy Friday: The Attic Youth Center

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week, The Attic Youth Center, an organization that works to create opportunities for and promote the […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Delaware Valley Legacy Fund

Welcome to our new weekly series, Philanthropy Fridays, where Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. […]

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Local Yoga Studio Wants to Bring Mindfulness to 20 Philly Schools

Verge Inspire, a new nonprofit helmed by Verge Yoga founder Cara Bradley and instructor Cheryl Nichols, plans to teach yearlong mindfulness and yoga classes in […]

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DVLF Announces Heroes Nominees

The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund announced the 2012 HEROES Award nominees on Friday. Individual HERO Award Marlene Pray Adriana “Andi” Rivera Soheila “Gigi” Nikpour Youth HERO […]

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GALAEI Gets $50K Grant

This week, the Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI) received a $50,000 grant from the Fund for Children at The Philadelphia Foundation. Elicia […]

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Preview: Shut Up & Dance

This year, Shut Up & Dance, a one-night-only benefit performance for MANNA (March 24 at 8 p.m. at the Forrest Theatre), celebrates its 20th anniversary. […]