Ideas and Organizations that Inspire

Learning, Adapting and Looking Ahead

Reflecting on our 2020 grantmaking to consider how to move forward in 2021 and beyond

Creating Connections to Rescue Food to Address Food Insecurity

Bridging the gap between existing hunger relief efforts and the food industry.

Striking a Balance

Increasing visitor engagement by offering museum goers less.

Exploring Program-Related Investments

Program-Related Investments are another way to support transformative work.

Acknowledging & Advancing Excellence

Barra announces its 2018-2019 Barra Awardees

Go play outside! Doctor’s orders.

Prescribing time outdoors with just the touch of a screen.

Food is Medicine

Nourishing Philadelphia’s ailing residents back to health, one meal at a time.

Showing What You Know

For today’s youth, the road to the future is now paved with digital badges.

Reshaping a Community by Design

Giving residents the tools they need to build strong communities.

New Heights for Home Repair

Evidence mounts as stakeholders construct a scalable solution.

Better outcomes for kids facing time in adult prisons

Redirecting the future for kids facing adult prison sentences.

Bridging Boundaries

Using the arts to transcend neighborhood divides.

Leadership. Performance. Adaptability.

Barra announces its 2016-2017 Barra Awardees

Accelerating Teacher Skill Development

Practice Leads to Better Performance.

Location, Location…Iteration

A nonprofit takes a hard look at its model and makes a compelling case for relocation

Making Craft Accessible

Hands-on experiences bring new students, collectors and visitors.

College In the Palm of Your Hand

Multiple tech platforms provide vital information to students and adults.

Coordinated Comfort

Addressing an old and growing problem with a modernized solution.

A Fresh Approach to School Design

Using an inclusive redesign process to improve schools.

Small Loans for Big Impact

Leveraging social capital to support entrepreneurs.

Good Food, Good Health Care

Finding a fresh approach to connect hospitals to local, fresh food.

New Model for Training Future Historians

Making public history a community-centered process.

Family Nutrition Meets Fitness Technology

Leveraging cultural strengths to reimagine Latino health programing.

Reimagining Secondary Schooling

Launching an innovative new school model in the Philadelphia School District.

Rethinking the Business of Opera

Learning about and responding to audiences’ changing behavior.

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