Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network Grants

The Giving Circle of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network is committed to improving the community through collective philanthropy, and to promoting projects that make it possible for women and or children/youth to have the resources, support, and opportunities necessary to thrive. To achieve this, the Giving Circle will award grants to organizations that demonstrate a positive impact for women and/or children in Philadelphia.

The Transition Network (TTN) is a national organization of professional women aged 50 and forward who seek to continue a life of learning, engagement, and leadership in the world.

For nonprofits offering these programs:

Organizations located in Philadelphia seeking to advance the well-being of women and or children/youth.


  • Located in Philadelphia
  • Serve Philadelphia women and/or children
  • Have a 501(c)(3) public charity exempt status from the IRS
  • Been in existence for a minimum of three years
  • Have a general operating budget of $2 million or less
  • Have not received a grant from TTN Philadelphia Giving Circle in the past 3 years


The following are excluded from receiving TTN Giving Circle Funds:

  • Individuals
  • Government agencies
  • Organizations that promote a particular religious or political ideology
  • The Transition Network, Inc. (TTN) or any of its chapters
  • Endowment or capital projects or campaigns
  • Speaker fees, galas and other fundraising events.

Special Requirements:

  • The 2022 application window is now closed.
  • Finalists must give a brief presentation on Thursday, May 19, 2022 to Giving Circle members.

Amount of grants:

Three grants of $22,000 will be awarded in 2022 for General Operating Support.

Questions about this grant:


Application Program Grants Process

Step 1: Determine Eligibility

Carefully review the criteria listed above and those listed in the application.

Step 2: Apply

The application deadline is 02/25/2022

Click here to download the 2022 application. 


Step 3: Report

Please submit a report at the one-year anniversary of receiving our grant award. Your grant report should be directed to:


Please include the following:

-A brief description of your achievements.

-How the grant supported your organizations’ efforts.

-The impact the grant made to the lives of women and children in Philadelphia.