From Generocity: The venture philanthropy firm announced a $600,000 investment in Boston-based financial services nonprofit Compass Working Capital, in partnership with Clarifi and the Philadelphia Housing Authority. (Read more.)
From PlanPhilly: During city budget negotiations in the spring, it looked as if a line item to help tenants facing eviction might be in peril. But in the final deal, funding for landlord-tenant court reforms actually was boosted to $850,000, from $500,000. (Read more.)
From The Philadelphia Citizen: Women’s Way is bringing an innovative Delaware financial literacy model here to give economic tools to the poorest—and potentially most powerful—population in the city: Women.
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City Councilman Bobby Henon has introduced a bill that would make city funds for insurance available to all registered community groups that hold zoning meetings regarding new development projects in their neighborhoods. From: PlanPhilly (Read more.)