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  • More Than an Hourly Wage | Urban Affairs Coalition
    summer Scott worked in the Coalition s Youth Division where he focused on enhancing his time management skills Dominique is constantly striving to build up his resume in hopes of attending UCLA and becoming a business entertainment lawyer He is currently a Junior at Abraham Lincoln High School Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors Management Staff

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/impact/more-hourly-wage (2016-05-02)
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  • Join the Coalition : Get Started Now | Urban Affairs Coalition
    resources money time and talent Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors Management Staff Financials FAQ Office Location Directions Friends of the Coalition Our Priorities Strengthening Nonprofits Building Wealth Economic Development Projects Services Current Past Clients Community Economic Development CED Committee Philadelphia HomeBuyNow Foreclosure Prevention Home Improvement Loans Financial Education Network FAN Clubs Financial Education Workshops Youth

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/join-coalition-get-started-now (2016-05-02)
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  • Getting Good Done, By Tivoni Devor | Urban Affairs Coalition
    choose to launch a nonprofit you can t sell it and retire You can build it up and earn a good living many executive directors and CEOs of major nonprofits are earning wages in the high six figures or even cross the 1M mark and they can receive bonuses and severance packages like for profit CEOs But they will never own equity in the nonprofit Advertisement For example say you start a nonprofit and that nonprofit builds an app That app is an asset of the nonprofit Now let s say that for some magic reason Facebook wants to buy the app for 1B The staff the board members the coders nobody gets to retire rich Federal law requires that proceeds from the sale of assets of tax exempt entities be directed toward charitable purposes Those launching a nonprofit can build it up and earn a good living But they will never own equity in the nonprofit One result of this type of conversion has been the creation of a foundation This happens all the time in the healthcare field A for profit health system buys a nonprofit health system and the proceeds of that sale are converted into a foundation If your desire to own the intellectual property IP you create is greater than the societal benefit of it being out in the world you should not start a nonprofit There are ways to mitigate this You can maintain ownership of your IP and license it to a nonprofit sell the distribution rights of the product to a nonprofit etc but this gets complicated quickly IKEA is actually designed this way the multi billion dollar business is technically a nonprofit but a related for profit licenses the trademark and receives those profits directly It s complicated If you just

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/news/getting-good-done-tivoni-devor (2016-05-02)
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  • Philadelphia HomeBuyNow Program Featured on FYI Network’s “Tiny House Hunting” | Urban Affairs Coalition
    administered by the Community and Economic Development Department of the Urban Affairs Coalition and funded by the City of Philadelphia s Department of Commerce Fleisher Art Memorial the oldest community art school in the country cares deeply about its faculty and staff and through our language of art we support South Philadelphia s growth as a diverse and thriving community says Executive Director Elizabeth Grimaldi We are thrilled to connect these two commitments in a meaningful way by participating in the HomeBuyNow program The matching grants will help us make housing more affordable for artists within South Philadelphia where their creative vitality will enliven the neighborhoods in which they live teach and create Since 2004 the HomeBuyNow program has awarded 408 matching grants to employees of 53 participating employers to purchase homes in the City of Philadelphia The 1 3 million awarded has leveraged 82 million in home sales by employees of participating organizations Almost a third of grant recipients report that they would not have been able to purchase a home without HomeBuyNow and over half of the new homeowners are minority residents Resulting new property tax revenue for Philadelphia is projected to be greater than 892 000 annually highlighting how effective this program has become for the city s annual investment Over 90 percent of homes purchased with help from the Philadelphia HomeBuyNow program are still owned by grant recipients says Urban Affairs Coalition s Director of Community and Economic Development Jojy Varghese This clearly demonstrates that the program contributes to stability and a sense of community for Philadelphia s many neighborhoods We look forward to extending the broad fiscal impact that HomeBuyNow provides for the city and to encourage even more local employers to use this tool to as a feature to attract new employees While Caitlin

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/news/philadelphia-homebuynow-program-featured-fyi-network%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Ctiny-house-hunting%E2%80%9D (2016-05-02)
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  • Day & Zimmermann Employees Volunteer at Center for H.O.P.E. | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Partner to Make Shelter Feel More Like Home On January 13 Day Zimmermann a century old Philadelphia based company joined UAC Program Partner Center for H O P E for a day of service Executives from Day Zimmermann worked side by side with our CEO Sharmain Matlock Turner and Center for H O P E employees painting the center s library TV rooms welcome area lobby and offices to make Center for H O P E feel more like home for its residents Center for H O P E offers emergency housing to single adults who are without homes and who have been referred through the City of Philadelphia s Office of Supportive Housing OSH UAC would like to thank Day Zimmermann CEO Hal Yoh and his team for choosing UAC for their annual day of service Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors Management Staff Financials FAQ Office Location Directions Friends of the Coalition Our Priorities Strengthening Nonprofits Building Wealth Economic Development Projects Services Current Past Clients Community Economic Development CED Committee Philadelphia HomeBuyNow Foreclosure Prevention Home Improvement Loans Financial Education Network FAN Clubs Financial Education

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/news/day-zimmermann-employees-volunteer-center-hope (2016-05-02)
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  • A Home for Nonprofits | Urban Affairs Coalition
    office fiscal sponsorship and shared services to 75 program partners Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors Management Staff Financials FAQ Office Location Directions Friends of the Coalition Our Priorities Strengthening Nonprofits Building Wealth Economic Development Projects Services Current Past Clients Community Economic Development CED Committee Philadelphia HomeBuyNow Foreclosure Prevention Home Improvement Loans Financial Education Network FAN

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/welcome-coalition (2016-05-02)
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  • History | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Affairs Partnership an organization created to improve the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia Region In 1991 The Urban Affairs Partnership and the Philadelphia Urban Coalition merged to create the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition GPUAC In 2010 the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition changed its name to the Urban Affairs Coalition Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/history (2016-05-02)
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  • UAC Impacts | Urban Affairs Coalition
    5 000 netbooks to public housing residents connecting 6 000 households to internet service in their home and getting the word out through over 5M media impressions 3 We operated a KEYSPOT computer lab funded by The City of Philadelphia at UAC s downtown office and provided services to over 3 000 people this year 4 Our Community and Economic Development CED division made 58 matching grants totaling 186 425 on behalf of the City of Philadelphia to homebuyers under the Philadelphia Home Buy Now employer assisted housing program This leveraged 15 861 531 in home purchases CED organized 88 workshops in financial education for 610 participants 5 We placed and supported over 1 000 low income yotuh ages 14 21 in summer employment and 94 retained jobs year round Through our 21st Century Workstream Program we graduated 23 seniors from high school and transitioned 21 stuents into post secondary education and or employment Additionally we placed 50 high schoool students in year round internships 6 We lead the READ by 4th Campaign with Public Citizens for Children and Youth PCCY uniting over 50 public and private companies nonprofits and public agencies in an effort to increase the amount of students reading at grade level by 4th grade The campaign s mission is to double the number of children entering fourth grade reading on grade level by 2020 7 We worked with Brown s Shoprite and more than 80 community organizations to provide 1 000 Thanksgiving baskets to 6 000 needy families 8 Leveraging the Coalition s economy of scale we invested in an online accounting and performance based metrics system increasing the efficiency of both our Partner Program and our Fiscal Operations This shift in expenses resulted in increased programming capabilities that translated into nearly 20 000 additional families

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/uac-impacts (2016-05-02)
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