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Combining Mission, Purpose, and Impact

Jennifer Astone is leading her small-staffed foundation to move its assets in strategic ways and documenting the journey for peers. From 2013–2018, under Jen’s leadership as executive director, Swift Foundation Read Story

What Is Possible, What Is Preferred

Katherine Zavala sees, senses, and responds to what is possible and what is preferred by her grantee partners. Katherine has spent the vast majority of her career at Thousand Currents, Read Story

Bridge Funding to Sustain Pediatric Research

The Charles H. Hood Foundation, a family foundation focused on enhancing the lives of children through pediatric research and innovation, recently announced bridge funding for three pediatric research projects in Read Story

Trust Your Heart and Take a Chance

The Union Benevolent Association (UBA) was founded in 1831 to assist the suffering poor of Philadelphia during an unusually harsh winter. It offered money, medicine, food, clothing, and counseling to Read Story