Dozens Of AC Firefighters March Urging Officials To Finalize Grant And Avoid LayoffsThursday dozens of Atlantic City firefighters and their families marched around City Hall urging officials to sign a federal grant that could fund 85 at-risk jobs for at least the next two years.
New Program Aimed At Helping Low Income Students Who Excel In Science And MathThe nearly six hundred thousand dollar grant is called “Supporting Inclusive Excellence in Biology, Biochemistry, and Neuroscience.”
Prize From Grammy Foundation Is Music To The Ears Of Students At South Philly Magnet SchoolA South Philadelphia magnet school is singing for joy after winning a cash prize from the people who hand out the Grammy awards.
Atlantic City To Apply For Firefighter GrantLate Friday, the firefighters' union and city administration pushed through a deal to reapply for that grant, but with a level of staffing below what the grant requires.
Gov. Christie Announces $12 Million For Addiction TreatmentGov. Chris Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction, announcing Wednesday more than $12 million in new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs.
Penn Researcher Wins MacArthur Foundation 'Genius Grant'The MacArthur Foundation made her the youngest recipient of this year's so-called "Genius Grant" for her work with complex systems.
Philly Library System Gets $25M Grant To Renovate The Philadelphia public library system will undergo $25 million in renovations thanks to funds from a local philanthropy.
Report: Sixers Seeking $82 Million Grant For Practice Facility In CamdenA report says the Sixers are seeking a grant worth $82 million for a new practice facility in Camden, New Jersey.
Local College Targeting Healthcare Industry Receives $2M GrantThe Mayes College at the University of the Sciences in University City has received a $2 million gift from an alumnus.
Temple Offers $4K If Students Limit Outside WorkThe $4,000-a-year grants will be available for students who agree not to work more than 10 hours a week in off-campus jobs.
Philadelphia Law Firm Looking To Donate Funds To Local Non-ProfitsA local law firm is looking to give money to non-profits focused on veterans or education.
Brotherly Love: Philly Stake Lets Diners Vote For WinnersTheresa Rose and a group of volunteers started Philly Stake in September 2010. It was a simple idea: Organize a homemade dinner and sell tickets. The money goes in a pot. During the meal, the diners read and hear about community projects, then vote.