GreenLight delivers measurable results for Philadelphia.

Each GreenLight organization collects data on its work and participant impact. We track this data and report progress and outcomes.

Our Portfolio

We search from coast-to-coast to bring the most promising, ground-breaking answers to some of Philadelphia’s most challenging poverty-related issues. Organizations in our portfolio represent the best in their fields – in innovation, measurable results and ability to scale.

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  • The Center for Employment Opportunities is dedicated to providing immediate, effective and comprehensive employment services to men and women with recent criminal convictions. CEO’s highly structured and tightly supervised programs help participants regain the skills and confidence needed for successful transitions to stable, productive lives.

  • Compass Working Capital believes that all families deserve the opportunity to save for and invest in their future. Compass combines this belief in people with a commitment to the role that assets and financial capabilities play in supporting families to access greater economic opportunity, and move up and out of poverty.

  • The Fountain Fund provides low-interest loans and financial coaching to people formerly incarcerated, helping them build credit and achieve their self-determined goals. The organization also connects its Client Partners with  community resources for support and advocates for public policy that increases economic opportunities and reduces obstacles for people formerly incarcerated.

  • Hopeworks is a nonprofit social enterprise that serves young professionals ages 16-27 by providing professional training, internships and real-world business experience in fields such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), web design and trauma-informed training and solutions.

  • ParentChild+ (formerly Parent Child Home Program) provides under-resourced families with the necessary skills and tools to help their children thrive in school and life.

  • Single Stop helps low-income individuals persist through college and achieve financial self-sufficiency and economic mobility by providing access to benefits and services.

  • Year Up’s mission is to close the opportunity divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.