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Meet 2024 Grantee: A Book a Day

Learn more about 2024 grantee, A Book a Day, a local program that engages the arts to expand literacy and promote interdisciplinary life-long learning among children in underserved and diverse communities.

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Meet 2024 Grantee: Safe-Hub Philadelphia

Learn more about 2024 grantee, Safe-Hub Philadelphia, an organization offering safe spaces for young people to access high-quality afterschool sports programs that focus on the development of the whole child. 

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Meet 2024 Grantee: Body Empowerment Project

Learn more about 2024 grantee, Body Empowerment Project, an organization working to decrease eating disorder risk in adolescents, equipping them with skills to live peacefully and healthfully in their bodies.

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Presenting Our 2024 Grantees

We’re excited to announce our 2024 grantees—four nonprofits with an unwavering commitment to this vision and their work to enrich the lives of Philadelphia’s youth!

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Checking in with Our Grantees: Sharing Excess

Get to know 2020 grantee Sharing Excess and learn how they’re helping fight food scarcity in Philadelphia.

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Checking In with Our Grantees: Evoluer House

Get to know the Evoluer House and hear how their 2021 Spruce grant helped underserved teen girls prepare for success.

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We Are Spruce: Unity, Strength, Community

This month, the Spruce Foundation is thrilled to announce the launch of We Are Spruce, our 2023 fundraising campaign running all November.

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Q&A: Meet Our 2023 Grantees

As we approach our 1st Annual Spruce Grantee Showcase, we’re shining a spotlight on our grantees with a fun video Q&A series.

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Featured in Philadelphia Gay News: Volunteer Nonprofit Elects LGBTQ+ Board Leaders

Learn more about Michael Ticzon and Nic Knepp, the first LGBTQ+ leaders to helm our board simultaneously, in PGN.

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Meet the Board: Amaya Howard

Meet Amaya Howard, first-year member of our board and Vice Chair of our Strategic Operations Committee. Can you guess her favorite Philly icon? Hint: R&B singer with a legendary voice.

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