Due to a national award program, amounting over 82 million dollars, there is a federal agency offering nearly a million dollars to thirty three Philadelphia organizations that focus on arts and culture. The national program is the National Endowment for the Arts.
The grants and awards have gone out to many organizations throughout the country, and Philadelphia organizations obtains over $800k of those funds.These grants show the federal involvement and investment in art and cultural programs that are of quality. These grant recipients will end of benefiting many, if not all of the Philadelphia communities their recipients reside in.
The article goes on to list the recipient and the dollar amount each one received and has a link that further drills down on how the money is utilized within each receiving organization. Read the Entire Article
A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.
The Social Economy Alliance, created by 23 social enterprises, co-operatives and charities, have conducted a poll that shows “clear preference exists for community-owned businesses that reinvest profits, with around half of consumers saying they would switch to one in housing, transport and banking.”