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First Nonprofit Foundation strongly believes in the resilience and provision of quality of life in the United States provided by nonprofit staff and volunteers. Read Our Mission

About First Nonprofit Foundation

First Nonprofit Foundation is a Pennsylvania-based private grant-making organization that focuses on bolstering the nonprofit sector in the United States. We do this by awarding grants to projects that adhere to our mission of improving the quality of life in the United States through the staff and volunteers of nonprofits. We believe in the resiliency of the nonprofit sector and additionally assist these organizations by providing resources and education.

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First Nonprofit Foundation

October 2015
Kim Likins
More Than Management


Kim Likins, First Nonprofit Grantee and Director of The Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island, discusses the key elements of Leadership in the nonprofit sector. A Background in Business After graduating from the University…

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Commitment to Faith, to Career and to Community…


Sometimes the beliefs that define your life create the perfect foundation for the career in which you prosper, even in cases where such beliefs might be thought to be a career impediment. Such has been the case for Anne Neuberger,…

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April 2014
VisionServe Alliance logo
VisionServe Alliance: Internship Program


VisionServe Alliance is a consortium of Executive Directors and CEOs of 501(c)(3) nonprofits throughout the country that provide services to people with vision loss.  VisionServe Alliance brings together the full diversity…

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UCAN: Going Paperless Project


UCAN, a Chicago-based nonprofit with 515 employees, strives to build strong youth and families through compassionate healing, education and empowerment. It achieves this mission through a comprehensive assortment of programs,…

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