Recovery and Response Effort Grantees

Our Recovery and Response Efforts grants were awarded to a select number of nonprofits in 2020 and 2021 that we believed were quickly and effectively responding to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racism on communities of color. We thank these grantees for their work centered on supporting those who are under-resourced while actively promoting social and racial justice during this time of recovery. To date, $5,110,000 in grants has been awarded.

2021 RECOVERY AND RESPONSE EFFORTS

December 2021

Violence Prevention & Intervention: $525,000

  • Violence Intervention Collaborative/Department of Public Health (The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia)
  • Education Plus Health
  • Temple Hospital’s Cure Violence Program
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Violence Intervention Program (VIP)
  • 100 Black Men Philadelphia
  • Power of Paint Art Academy
  • Impact Services
  • La Puerta Abierta
  • Sankofa Healing Studio
  • The Creative Resilience Collective/Creative Resilient Youth program
  • KITHS (Integrated and Targeted Human Services)
  • Trades for a Difference
  • Ones Up

September 2021

Education & Youth: $525,000

  • The Center for Black Educator Development
  • Tree House Books
  • Growing Resilient Communities

June 2021

Education: $610,000

  • Research for Action
  • The Children’s Literacy Initiative
  • Center for Black Educator Development
  • Greater Philadelphia Extracurricular Collaboration
  • Read by 4th
  • Tree House Books
  • CCATE (Centro de Cultura, Arte, Trabajo y Educación)
  • Camp Sojourner
  • Girls Justice League

March 2021

Health & Human Services: $250,000

  • Philanthropy Network COVID-19 Prevention and Response Fund
  • Black Leaders, Black Community Fund (Philadelphia Foundation)

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2021 RECOVERY & RESPONSE EFFORTS GRAND TOTAL: $1,910,000

Planting the Seeds for Recovery

Economic Development: $400,000

  • The Greater Philadelphia Economy League (Philadelphia Anchors for Growth & Equity Procurement Prep Program)
  • The Enterprise Center (Disinfect US Coalition)
  • Community First Fund

Arts & Culture: $500,000

  • National Philanthropic Trust – America’s Cultural Treasures

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SEEDS FOR RECOVERY GRAND TOTAL: $900,000

2020 Recovery and Response Efforts

December 2020

Education: $235,000

  • Community Navigators
  • WHYY (Education Department)
  • Access Centers
  • Philadelphia Community Stakeholders
  • Partners for Sacred Places
  • Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County
  • Greater Philadelphia YMCA
  • North Penn YMCA
  • YMCA of Bucks County
  • YMCA of Greater Brandywine
  • YEAH Philly

Health: $170,000

  • The Uplift Center
  • Healing Hurt People (Drexel University)
  • La Puerta Abierta
  • New Leash on Life
  • Salvation Army New Day Drop-In Center
  • Sankofa Healing Studio
  • The Creative Resilience Collective/CRY Program
  • Black Doctor’s COVID-19 Consortium
  • Miriam Medical Clinic

Multi-Support Health & Human Services: $90,000

  • African Family Health Organization (AFAHO)
  • Agape African Senior Center, Inc.
  • Ardella’s House
  • KITHS (Integrated and Targeted Human Services)
  • Morris Home
  • VietLead
  • Why Not Prosper
  • Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia
  • Ones Up

Human Services: $125,000

  • Dignity Housing
  • Potter’s House Mission
  • PAR Recycleworks
  • PowerCorpsPHL
  • Trades for a Difference
  • The Merchants Fund
  • The Foundation for Delaware County
  • Brandywine Health Foundation

September 2020

Arts & Culture – Social Justice: $125,000

  • Bartram’s Gardens
  • First Person Arts
  • Mural Arts
  • Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture
  • Asian Arts Initiative
  • Power Street Theater
  • Spiral Q
  • The Village for Arts & Humanities

Health: $130,000

  • Black Doctor’s COVID-19 Consortium
  • Miriam Medical Center
  • The Uplift Center
  • Healing Hurt People – Drexel University
  • La Puerta Abierta
  • New Leash on Life
  • One Day at a Time (ODAAT)
  • Salvation Army New Day Drop-In Center
  • Sankofa Healing Studio
  • The Creative Resilience Collective/CRY Program

Multi-Support Health & Human Services: $105,000

  • Philadelphia Black Giving Circle
  • African Family Health Organization (AFAHO)
  • Agape African Senior Center, Inc.
  • Ardella’s House
  • Bebashi
  • KITHS (Integrated and Targeted Human Services)
  • Morris Home
  • VietLead
  • Why Not Prosper

Human Services: $160,000

  • PHL Rental Assistance Program
  • Bethesda Project
  • Dignity Housing
  • Friends Rehabilitation Housing
  • People’s Emergency Center
  • Potter’s House Mission
  • PAR Recycleworks
  • PowerCorpsPHL
  • Trades for a Difference
  • Committee of Seventy
  • Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia
  • Concilio de Organizaciones Hispanas
  • Ones Up

July 2020

Arts & Culture: $75,000

  • City of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Department: Playstreets
  • Philadelphia Zoo
  • Art Sphere
  • Centro de Cultura, Arte, Trabajo y Educación (CCATE)
  • Portside Arts Center
  • Rock to the Future
  • University City Arts League

Education: $135,000

  • Philadelphia Youth Network
  • Philadelphia Housing Authority’s partnership with Boys & Girls Club and Mighty Writers
  • Read by 4th
  • Center for Black Male Educator Development
  • Girls Rock Philly
  • Horizons at Greene Street Friends
  • Smith Playground
  • Tree House Books
  • Youth Empowerment for Advancement Hangout (Y.E.A.H.)

Health & Human Services: $75,000

  • Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund
  • Restore and Reopen Program

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2020 RECOVERY & RESPONSE EFFORTS GRAND TOTAL: $1,425,000

Emergency Response

March through June 2020

Operating Support to 2013-2019 Barra Awardees$270,000
PHL COVID-19 Fund$100,000
Catalyst Fund to Food Connect$50,000
County COVID-19 Funds$100,000
TRACE Generocity Project with Independence Media Foundation$5,000
COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL Fund$250,000
PRI Loan to Women’s Opportunities Resource Center$100,000

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EMERGENCY RESPONSE TOTAL: $875,000

For a list of 2020-2021 Catalyst Fund grants, visit Grants Awarded

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