Barra Awards


2018-2019: The Barra Awards are given to exemplary nonprofit organizations working in the five-county Greater Philadelphia region that demonstrate great leadership, performance and adaptability. Each organization is actively involved in their communities, works deliberately and thoughtfully to improve their work and seeks to solve problems creatively. They continually strive to be better. These awardees join a network of Barra Awardees from diverse backgrounds and experience that are encouraged to connect and share ideas and resources.

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Ars Nova Workshop

Art Sanctuary



BlackStar Film Festival


Center for Creative Works

Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County

Children’s Crisis Treatment Center

Coded By Kids

Community Legal Services

First Person Arts

Fleisher Art Memorial

Friends of Farmworkers

Homeless Advocacy Project

Kennett Area Community Service



Maternal & Child Health Consortium of Chester County

Maternity Care Coalition

Mighty Writers

Nationalities Service Center

Pathways to Housing PA

Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia Folklore Project

Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity

Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory

Playworks Education Energized

Prevention Point Philadelphia

Project HOME

Read by 4th, Program of The Free Library of Philadelphia

Support Center for Child Advocates

The Attic Youth Center

The Center for Grieving Children

The Village of Arts and Humanities

Theatre Horizon

Tiny WPA

Twelve Gates Arts

Urban Tree Connection

Women Against Abuse

Women’s Center of Montgomery County

Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation

Youth United for Change

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