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Dear community partners and friends, We want to acknowledge the distress many in our community are feeling in this moment, following yesterday’s events at the U S Capitol. It was heartbreaking to watch the events unfold, as violence and anger overtook compassion, civility, and the democratic...
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HealthSpark Foundation recognizes its role in advancing racial and social justice opportunities for all people- in both word and action. We understand that the roots of inequity run deep in our society, and we strive, with our philanthropic and community partners, to fully understand our own roles...
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The Nonprofit Repositioning Fund, in partnership with its members from HealthSpark Foundation, The Scattergood Foundation and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, released a new report today at the Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia's SPARX Conference that...
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By Russell Johnson, President & CEO As we enter the seventh month of coronavirus relief efforts, the impact of philanthropic and government assistance is of keen public concern. How well are relief efforts targeted? What is the impact on these efforts? What can we learn about our response as large...
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HealthSpark Foundation is now inviting applications for the Fall 2020 Innovation Lab Grant Program! The Innovation Lab supports collaborative grant projects that will build a better safety net system in Montgomery County. Projects must align with the vision and guiding principles identified in the...
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Reposted from the Funders Together to End Homelessness website, available here. A statement from Amanda Andere, CEO, Funders Together to End Homelessness and Jeanne Fekade-Sellassie, Project Director, Funders for Housing and Opportunity, on the September 1 CDC eviction moratorium notice. On Tuesday...
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By Russell Johnson, President and CEO The pandemic has been with us for months now and the anticipated moment to think about ‘recovery’ continues to allude us. Here in Montgomery County, I have witnessed an amazing response by safety net providers to the myriad of challenges presented by COVID-19...
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Posted on behalf of Russell Johnson, President and CEO HealthSpark Foundation is pleased to offer tuition support for up to 10 Montgomery County community leaders who apply and are accepted to participate in the 2020 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange (GPLEX) Conference. This year’s GPLEX...
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Since June, over sixty leaders from the Montgomery County safety net system have been meeting every two weeks to discuss a critical question facing health and human services nonprofits: How do we build a more resilient and equitable social safety net? Sponsored by HealthSpark Foundation, these...
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HealthSpark Foundation is proud to announce the election of its new Board officers and to welcome the class of community volunteers for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Dr. Warren Hilton, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Kutztown University, is the Foundation’s new Board...