We do this in three ways:
Our Proud Tradition
Providing support in these ways is nothing new for The Philadelphia Foundation. Throughout our history, funds and grants have made a tangible difference in strengthening children and families. Read more.
Our Ongoing Assistance
Through the services and resources we provide to all nonprofits -- as well as workshops and events we offer to meet their organizational needs -- the Foundation supports the development of well-run, well-staffed and well-governed organizations that strengthen children and families throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Why We Support Nonprofits
Strong nonprofits benefit the entire community by
- Providing the structure to address a cause, present a program, build a neighborhood or support a particular community.
- Ensuring that the quality delivery of essential services, such as education and health care.
In doing so, these nonprofits:
- Help the corporate sector attract a qualified workforce by improving the region’s quality of life.
- Lessen the burden on government and taxpayers to provide and pay for a wide range of human services.
That’s why we target our general funding base to increase the effectiveness of nonprofits -- to strengthen their leadership and staff, their operations and their long-term viability. Read more.