2nd Century Strategy

The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) spent 2016 engaged in thoughtful strategy and business planning to guide our future service to the people of Greater Philadelphia. The result is an ambitious Second Century Strategy, recently approved by our Board of Managers, which we are pleased and privileged to share with you.

Our strategy is grounded in community — what it needs and wants for today and tomorrow, what resources can be brought to bear to make it stronger. Our strategy is also shaped by the values we hold close, including excellence, diversity, equity and results. We will endeavor to use all of the tools at TPF’s disposal to positively impact the well-being of Greater Philadelphia and to grow effective philanthropy here. Read more


Be a “turn to” resource offering deep knowledge and creative solutions to address community needs and opportunities.
Seek positive community impacts through asset growth and smart grantmaking.
Identify and advance civic initiatives through leadership, partnership and collaboration.
Assure that TPF has the finances, talent and business operations required to achieve and sustain our aspirations for our community.

The Philadelphia Foundation is grateful to the William Penn Foundation for its generous support of the development of TPF’s Second Century Strategy.

Please contact us to learn more.
Call 215-563-6417 or email us.

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