Network of Victim Assistance has received a $35,000 general operating support grant from The Philadelphia Foundation.
of The Foundation’s 900 component funds provided the money for the
grant: the William M. and Helen M. Detwiler Memorial Fund, the Edward M.
Story Memorial Fund in memory of his father, Samuel Story, and his
mother, Mary Grosvenor, and the Walter E. Hering Fund #2.
Andrew Swinney, President of The Philadelphia Foundation, noted that
NOVA had applied for the funding through The Foundation’s competitive
The grant was awarded after foundation staffers
reviewed NOVA’s operations to assess its effectiveness. The Foundation
uses the dollars with which it has been entrusted to strengthen the
NOVA will use the money to support its prevention work in the schools and undertake a strategic planning process.
executive director Barbara Clark noted that “the organization is
wrapping up a $1.9 million capital campaign and building its capacity to
provide programming through the use of technology. It is a critical
time to create a vision for the future through a thoughtful planning
process. The Philadelphia Foundation’s support will help ensure a