Get to know 2020 grantee Sharing Excess and learn how they’re helping fight food scarcity in Philadelphia.
Category Archives: Grantee Features
Get to know the Evoluer House and hear how their 2021 Spruce grant helped underserved teen girls prepare for success.
As we approach our 1st Annual Spruce Grantee Showcase, we’re shining a spotlight on our grantees with a fun video Q&A series.
After weeks of deliberation, we’re incredibly honored to announce this year’s grant recipients: Achieve Now, Collective Climb, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, and We Love Philly.
Get to know 2022 grantee Camp Jamison and hear how they’re getting Philly kids outdoors to improve their wellness with a little help from their Spruce grant.
Get to know 2022 grantee Hand2Paw and hear how they’re unleashing opportunities for youth and shelter animals in Philadelphia.
Get to know 2020 grantee Thomas and Woods Foundation and hear how they’re improving health and wellness for Philadelphia youth.
This fall, Spruce checked in with its 2020 Grantees to see how they were faring admist all the craziness of the past year—and I had the pleasure of checking in with the Spruce Foundation’s 2020 LGBTQ Grantee, Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus (“PGMC”). PGMC entertains audiences, supports communities, and fosters acceptance through exceptional musical performance. They…
The Spruce Foundation awarded our 2020 Education grant to the WesGold Fellows program of the West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution (WPFSI). Their mission is “to engage the youth, positively impact disadvantaged populations, and increase financial literacy in families and communities throughout the City of Philadelphia.” We spoke with Abbie Briskin, one of four Program Coordinators…
Spells Writing Lab is one-of-a-kind. Founded in 2009, their mission is to develop the creative and expository writing abilities of school-age children through free, fun, and imaginative writing programs and teacher development opportunities. All programs are free and include classroom visits focused on creative writing, weekend writing workshops, a six-week summer day camp, after-school writing…