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The Philadelphia Foundation (Pennsylvania, New Jersey)

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    Funder Type

    Private Foundation

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    The Philadelphia Foundation


    The Philadelphia Foundation to support projects and programs that benefit the people of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. The foundation gives priority to non-profit organizations with operating budgets less than $5 million dollars. The foundations provides funding for the following areas:

    • Organizational Effectiveness - these grants are designed to strengthen and improve the business and operational practices of non-profit organizations. Under this funding area, priority will be given to organizations able to demonstrate that at least 33% of those they serve or represent are low-income;
    • General Operating Support - these grants are unrestricted for use by high-performing nonprofit organizations. These funds may be used for all mission-related activities, including contributions to capital campaigns and endowments.

    History of Funding

    None is available.

    Additional Information

    Organizational Effectiveness Grant requests can be submitted at the following email address: General Operating Support Grant requests can be submitted at the following email address:

    The Foundation also supports organizations in Burlington and Camden Counties New Jersey through Organizational Effectiveness and General Operating Support grants. However, as these funds are limited, the grants will be smaller and fewer in number. In addition, this funding for South Jersey typically supports only organizations which have a special emphasis on serving the educational and development needs of pre-school and elementary age children in these communities and that do not have wide access to other sources of funding.


    The Philadelphia Foundation

    The Philadelphia Foundation
    1234 Market Street
    Suite 1800
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    , US
    (215) 563-6417

  • Eligibility Details

    Non-profit organizations in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties are eligible to apply. In southern New Jersey, applicants from Burlington and Camden counties may also apply. To determine which of the grant-making areas your organization may qualify for, please visit:

    Deadline Details

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

    Award Details

    For General Operating Support, up to 6% of the organizations' budget, no more than $30,000 will be supported. For Organizational Effectiveness Grants, the foundation will award up to $30,000.


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