The Philadelphia Foundation

The Philadelphia Foundation has increased philanthropic investment in the community for more than a century.

The foundation fosters the economic, civic and social vitality of Greater Philadelphia taking charitable dollars further through deep relationships in the community and close connections with local nonprofits.

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Social Media Links

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Assets and Giving for Philadelphia Foundation


2018 - 414,429,037
2017 - 403,541,826
Domestic Grants

2018 - 27,490,847


Recent News from Philadelphia Foundation

The Foundation For Delaware County Announces More Than $2.1 Million for Local Nonprofits
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

The Foundation for Delaware County in Delaware County, Pa., has given more than $1.2 million to 57 nonprofits over the last three years. The grants will be used to "address some of Delaware...more

New Inclusive Creative Economy Strategy to Demonstrate That the U.S. Creative ...
Foundation: Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Skoll Foundation, Target Foundation, Ford Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

"The US creative economy was most recently valued at over $1 trillion by the National Endowment for the Arts," per a press release, "even before considering film, fashion, video games, beauty, food,...more

Carrolle Perry Devonish, Former Philadelphia Foundation Director, Community Philanthropy ...
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

Carrolle Perry Devonish, the first female and black director of the Philadelphia Foundation, died Wednesday of a heart condition while traveling in Colombia, the Philadelphia Inquirer...more

Digital Health News, Funding Round Up in the Prior Week; March 6, 2023
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

The US Food and Drug Administration has rejected a company's application to market a tiny camera that can film inside a person's brain, the New York Times reports. The device, called Neuralink,...more

Eagles team up with City of Philadelphia for anti-gun violence campaign: 'It's about saving ...
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

In response, the Eagles' Social Justice Fund -- in partnership with The Philadelphia Foundation -- has awarded $316,000 in grants to...more

The former Wells Fargo Regional Foundation gets a new leader and a new name
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

The Regional Foundation LLC, now part of the Philadelphia Foundation, has $100 million in assets and makes community development...more

25th Annual Holiday Toy Drive Launches | Now | Drexel University
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

Forman Arts Initiative and Philadelphia Foundation have launched Arts Works, a $3 million grant program for local community-based...more

A Pillar of Philly Philanthropy | AL DÍA News
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

Ultimately, Ramos accepted the role and officially joined in August 2015, becoming the first Hispanic to lead a philanthropic organization in the...more

2021 AL DÍA Archetype: Pedro Ramos
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

Philadelphia Foundation President & CEO will be the recipient of the 2021 Ambassador Manuel Torres Award in the philanthropy category. by...more

New grant programs infuse Philadelphia's nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million
Foundation: Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia Foundation

“I think, particularly for a program that focuses on the provision of social ... a rich culture filled not only with individual artists but diverse and innovative ... In partnership with...more

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Social Entrepreneurship

The Social Investment Tax Relief

The proposed Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) has UK civil society and social organizations stirred up this season. The supposed tax relief on investment in social impact bonds will support the UK social economy.

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