Thursday 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.
The nearly six hundred thousand dollar grant is called “Supporting Inclusive Excellence in Biology, Biochemistry, and Neuroscience.”
A South Philadelphia magnet school is singing for joy after winning a cash prize from the people who hand out the Grammy awards.
Late 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. 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.
The MacArthur Foundation made her the youngest recipient of this year’s so-called “Genius Grant” for her work with complex systems.
The Philadelphia public library system will undergo $25 million in renovations thanks to funds from a local philanthropy.
A report says the Sixers are seeking a grant worth $82 million for a new practice facility in Camden, New Jersey.
The Mayes College at the University of the Sciences in University City has received a $2 million gift from an alumnus.
The $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.
A local law firm is looking to give money to non-profits focused on veterans or education.
Theresa 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.
Philadelphia University has received a $15 million gift, the largest donation in school history.
The Settlement Music School received a grant from The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to provide music training to children from low-income families.
Wilmington officials say the city has been awarded a federal grant to hire firefighters and help reduce a projected deficit in the next fiscal year.