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Volunteer Opportunities in Our Community

To register for the Oct. 28 & Nov. 26 Broad Street Ministry volunteer opportunities, click HERE. To register for the November 12 Philabundance volunteer opportunity, click HERE.  

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ASAP Update

Almost every public school is over by 3pm, but for thousands of local students, the learning doesn’t end. Impact100 Philadelphia’s 2012 grant recipient After School Activities Partnership (ASAP) gets started when the final dismissal bell rings. They work with middle school and high school students in more than 100 public schools throughout Philadelphia to make...

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Meet Our New Founders Fellows

                  They counsel high schoolers, advocate for students with disabilities, and develop new donor strategies—and that’s only the beginning of what they do! Our Founders Fellows are fearless! This year marks the fifth cohort of talented young women who have joined Impact100 Philadelphia through the Founders Fellows...

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Interview with Founding Member Ellan Bernstein

Watch Ellan Bernstein, Impact100 Philadelphia founding member, giving her perspective of Impact100 Philadelphia and the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network. Impact100 Philadelphia is proud to host the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network October 21-23, 2018 at The Logan. WCGN is a national network that links women’s collective giving grantmaking organizations to amplify the power of...

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Kicking Off Impact100 Philadelphia’s 11th Season

Impact100 Philadelphia kicked off our eleventh season of grantmaking with Julie Hirshey, Vice President and Director of Community Relations of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles at Bala Golf Club. Members and guests were riveted as Ms. Hirshey shared details of her workplace activities, including making confetti angels as she celebrated the Eagles victory over...

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We Rolled Up Our Sleeves and Dug Deep

Impact100 Philadelphia is committed to providing our members with hands on experiences at our region’s leading nonprofit organizations. On Saturday, September 22, we joined with other civic and community groups for a day of service at Bartram’s Garden, a colonial treasure in Southwest Philadelphia. Bartram’s Garden is a 45-acre National Historic Landmark, operated by the...

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ArtWell Continues to Change Lives

According to Merriam Webster, the definition of impact is “having a direct effect.” But how should we measure the impact of philanthropic dollars? All funders and nonprofits must evaluate organizations and programs carefully and consistently, and often struggle with the challenges of creating meaningful change in the broadest possible way. At Impact100 Philadelphia, our members...

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Annual Meeting and Engagement Fair Recap

June 4, 2018, felt like a magical evening for Impact100 Philadelphia members, guests, this year’s grant award finalists and our partners throughout the nonprofit community. Our Annual Meeting and Engagement Fair was the capstone of a decade of giving, and a resounding success. Impact100 Philadelphia has awarded more than $2,700,000 and helped to change the...

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Young Philanthropist Kickoff

As part of our tenth anniversary, Impact100 Philadelphia celebrated our past success, and created exciting plans to ensure a vibrant and meaningful future for our organization and the nonprofit community we serve. The Young Philanthropists Program, a new initiative, which is the result of a full year of planning, aims to facilitate membership access to...

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Rail Park Walking Tour

The Reading Viaduct Rail Park is an ambitious project spanning three miles winding through Philadelphia’s Callowhill and North Chinatown neighborhoods. Supported by a partnership between the Center City District Foundation and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the park recently opened a partial section to much fanfare. It’s one piece of a larger vision to convert abandoned...

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