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New Program Aimed At Helping Low Income Students Who Excel In Science And Math

The nearly six hundred thousand dollar grant is called “Supporting Inclusive Excellence in Biology, Biochemistry, and Neuroscience.”

04/19/2015

Music director Diane Dannenfelser with GAMP choral students
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Prize From Grammy Foundation Is Music To The Ears Of Students At South Philly Magnet School

A South Philadelphia magnet school is singing for joy after winning a cash prize from the people who hand out the Grammy awards.

03/28/2015

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Atlantic City To Apply For Firefighter Grant

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.

03/06/2015

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Gov. Christie Announces $12 Million For Addiction Treatment

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.

10/15/2014

Dr. Danielle Bassett, a researcher from the University of Pennsylvania, was among 21 people awarded a prestigious grant Wednesday. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

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.

09/17/2014

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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.

09/11/2014

Sixers point guard Michael Carter-Williams receives NBA rookie of the year award at the Sixers practice facility in Philadelphia, PA (Photo credit: David Dow/Getty Images)

Report: Sixers Seeking $82 Million Grant For Practice Facility In Camden

A report says the Sixers are seeking a grant worth $82 million for a new practice facility in Camden, New Jersey.

06/09/2014

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Local College Targeting Healthcare Industry Receives $2M Grant

The Mayes College at the University of the Sciences in University City has received a $2 million gift from an alumnus.

05/11/2014

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Temple Offers $4K If Students Limit Outside Work

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.

02/03/2014

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Philadelphia Law Firm Looking To Donate Funds To Local Non-Profits

A local law firm is looking to give money to non-profits focused on veterans or education.

06/30/2013

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Brotherly Love: Philly Stake Lets Diners Vote For Winners

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.

03/14/2013

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Philadelphia University Receives Massive Grant From Alum

Philadelphia University has received a $15 million gift, the largest donation in school history.

05/08/2012

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Settlement Music School Receives Grant To Provide Training For Children Of Low-Income Families

The Settlement Music School received a grant from The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to provide music training to children from low-income families.

03/07/2012

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City Of Wilmington Gets $1.7M Grant To Hire Firefighters

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.

03/14/2011