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To Whom Chester Matters

Posted on Oct 29, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Artist, entrepreneur, and Chester Made Artistic Director Devon Wall at the Chester Made and Mandela Washington Fellowship Exchange Forgotten by many, abandoned by some, treasured by those who live in it. Artist and entrepreneur Devon Wall lives and believes in Chester and takes us on a “tour” of a special, collaborative effort to bring new life into his...

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Sustainably Bold. It’s So UF!

Posted on Oct 16, 2019 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Investment decisions are not taken lightly here at the Untours Foundation. With limited resources and so many organizations in need of funding, it isn’t easy for the UF investment committee to make their choices. Sometimes though, the concept is just so compelling that it becomes a natural match. That’s certainly the case for one of our newest loan...

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South Philly Food Co-op

South Philly Food Co-op

Posted on Oct 4, 2018 in Investees, Uncategorized | 0 comments

When Catherine first moved to Philly, having access to healthy, local food was already a priority for her. She was enamored with her new community on the southern edge of the city where people from all walks of life seemed to converge, with over 40 languages spoken among them! She wanted to be intentional about spending her money locally so that she could...

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INCLUSIVE & ARTISTIC COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Posted on Oct 13, 2016 in Blog, Models, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

We invest worldwide in amazing businesses including several in Chester, PA, which is just ten minutes from our offices. Chester holds the tragic distinction of having the highest homicide rate in the US. But help has come from the heart of Chester in the form of several entrepreneurs, who have stepped up to the plate using the arts to transform this town...

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Cora

Posted on May 1, 2014 in Blog, Models, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Elizabeth and I had a wonderful visit this week from Molly Hayward, founder of Cora. Molly is a passionate young entrepreneur from the Philadelphia area who really believes in changing how capitalism works. She calls Cora a “for-profit and for-purpose” social business. As Elizabeth remarked to Molly, “Hal will love you!” The service and mission...

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