Forman Family Fund Grants
The Nessa Forman, David Forman, Eleanor and Solomon Forman Family Fund -- a Designated Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation -- supports Southeastern Pennsylvania nonprofits serving young people aged 11 to 18 offering in-school or out-of-school-time programs that address one of the following areas:
- Architectural Drawing and Architecture
- Written Arts
Up to 10 grants of no more than $40,000 each will be awarded annually. The fund was established through the estate of Nessa R. Forman, former V.P. for Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at WHYY and former Arts and Leisure Editor of the Philadelphia Bulletin. She was a passionate advocate for arts education.
View or print the request for Letters of Interest
All Letters of Interest must be submitted electronically through the online LOI form. Letters of Interest will be screened for eligibility, alignment with the fund’s priorities and quality of programming. Successful LOI candidates will be invited by email on August 12, 2016 to submit a full proposal that will be due by Sept. 2, 2016. A grant determination will be made by Sept. 30, 2016.