Secures Foundation Grants
In its second year of operation, PCCY secures two foundation grants: Pew Charitable Trust (then Pew memorial Trust), Philadelphia Foundation, a corporate donor Glaxo, Smith, Kline (then SmithKline, Corp.), and $1,500 in private donations. The United Way of Philadelphia allows PCCY to set up shop, and eventually becomes a key funder.
Task Force on Child Welfare and Education
PCCY sets concrete goals to shape modern-day model. Establishing itself as a research, monitoring, communications and problem-solving organization helped lay the groundwork for what continues to set PCCY apart from the pack. In 1982, PCCY creates two task forces: child welfare and education.