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JPMorgan Chase is granting $750K to ‘Built by Philly,’ a new digital resource for entrepreneurs of color

Nov. 17, 2021 5:31 pm

JPMorgan Chase is granting $750K to ‘Built by Philly,’ a new digital resource for entrepreneurs of color

With a $750,000 investment from JP Morgan Chase, the new initiative Built By Philly will guide entrepreneurs of color through growing their businesses.
Tech education nonprofit Hopeworks is giving away a brand-new website to a Black entrepreneur

Nov. 16, 2021 3:07 pm

Tech education nonprofit Hopeworks is giving away a brand-new website to a Black entrepreneur

Black business owners in New Jersey, Delaware or the Greater Philadelphia area are elligible to apply.
Technical.ly’s social impact-focused sister site, Generocity.org, is going newsletter first

Nov. 11, 2021 7:30 am

Technical.ly’s social impact-focused sister site, Generocity.org, is going newsletter first

In the last 18 months, it has become increasingly clear that the most effective way to connect, inform and engage our community of Philly nonprofit professionals is in email, writes CEO Chris Wink.
Philly creators: This grant program is giving out $100K to Black artists working in any medium

Nov. 10, 2021 5:21 pm

Philly creators: This grant program is giving out $100K to Black artists working in any medium

Creators in the region are eligible to apply for Black Music City grants between $1,000 and $3,500. 
This Philly artist is using tech to develop her Museum of Black Joy

Nov. 3, 2021 11:33 am

This Philly artist is using tech to develop her Museum of Black Joy

Now a Black Public Media and MIT program recipient, Andrea Walls launched the digital museum in January 2020 to celebrate Black life through street photography and video collages.
Adult learners need digital literacy, too. This partnership is connecting them to devices and broadband

Oct. 25, 2021 4:51 pm

Adult learners need digital literacy, too. This partnership is connecting them to devices and broadband

By combining traditional literacy and digital literacy education, Comcast and Beyond Literacy want to ensure that adult learners of all backgrounds have the tools needed to succeed.
Philly broadband survey: 84% of homes have high-speed internet, up from 70% in 2019

Oct. 20, 2021 3:18 pm

Philly broadband survey: 84% of homes have high-speed internet, up from 70% in 2019

Local government was eager to learn how discounted or free broadband access programs affected digital access across Philadelphia. With updated stats, it can focus on what works.
Why the need for Technology Learning Collaborative’s work became more obvious during the pandemic

Oct. 20, 2021 12:25 pm

Why the need for Technology Learning Collaborative’s work became more obvious during the pandemic

The professional development-focused nonprofit convenes digital literacy providers and advocates. Here's what it's been up to in the past 18-plus months.
Health equity 101: What causes healthcare disparities, and where does tech fit?

Oct. 19, 2021 3:59 pm

Health equity 101: What causes healthcare disparities, and where does tech fit?

For Black, brown and immigrant communities and those living in poverty, access to technology can also mean better health outcomes. Here's what local experts say about what's causing disparities — and what can be done to shrink them.
Philly’s first ‘green bank’ wants to boost access to clean energy and fight climate change

Oct. 11, 2021 12:10 pm

Philly’s first ‘green bank’ wants to boost access to clean energy and fight climate change

Here's what Executive Director Maryrose Myrtetus says the recently launched Philadelphia Green Capital Corp. could mean for the city's environmental needs.

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