Philly DJs Collect 839 Tons of Food by Sitting on Their Butts for a Week

The cover story in the December issue of Philadelphia magazine is all about how to be philanthropic in the city (it’s the one with Sixers […]


The 24 Top Philanthropists in Pennsylvania

“No one has ever become poor from giving,” wrote Anne Frank in her diary. That is certainly true of these immensely wealthy Pennsylvanians, who collectively […]


14 Philadelphia Charities to Support This Year

For many people, year-end charitable giving is as much a tradition as office Christmas parties and New Year’s Eve fireworks at Penn’s Landing. This holiday […]

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Fifth Annual Global Conservation Gala

The Philadelphia Zoo hosted its 5th Annual Global Conservation Gala, on Thursday at the Hyatt at the Bellevue. The gala honors individuals, families and organizations […]


ThinkFest: M. Night Shyamalan and Bhavna Shyamalan on Philanthropy

M. Night Shyamalan and Bhavna Shyamalan just concluded the ThinkFest day by discussing their philanthropic efforts through The MNS Foundation, which “supports remarkable leaders, through […]


Philanthropy Friday: Valley Youth House

Every Friday Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. This week, Valerie Johnson on Warminster’s Valley Youth […]


Report Says Philadelphia Philanthropy is Faltering

Among the nation’s 50 biggest cities, Philadelphia had the second-biggest drop in charitable giving from 2006 to 2012, according to a new report from the […]


Drexel Renames Law School After Thomas R. Kline

The Legal Intelligencer reports that Drexel’s Earle Mack School of Law is being renamed — the newly rechristened Thomas R. Kline School of Law is taking […]


Penn Receives $10 Million to Open Center for Energy Policy

What does every self-respecting “global energy hub” need? Why, an energy policy think tank, of course. Scott Kleinman, a 41-year-old Penn alum and lead partner […]


Drexel Alum Endows “Entrepreneurial Leadership” Professorship

Drexel University has announced that alumni Stanley Silverman and his wife, Jackie, have donated $2 million to endow The Silverman Family Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership at […]


Kimmel Foundation Gives $110 Million to Thomas Jefferson University

Here’s a great big gift that will benefit a Philadelphia institution for a long time to come. The Sidney Kimmel Foundation — yes, you might […]