Create A Fund

Turning Dreams Into Realities

Since 1918, The Philadelphia Foundation has helped thousands of donors just like you make their philanthropy convenient, effective and enduring. We’re the professionals who allow your dollars to do the most good, right where you live.

  • Your Support, Done Smarter
    We specialize in matching donors with effective nonprofits working in whatever field or neighborhood they wish to support.
  • Your Grants, Made Easier
    We make sure the nonprofit you want to support meets tax and legal requirements. We also send out the check and follow up on how the money was spent.
  • Your Impact, Lasting Longer
    Endowed funds make grants forever. Your generosity endures for generations to come.
  • Your Dollars, Made Stronger
    We stretch the dollars you have available to give, offering economies of scale and the higher returns that come from being part of a large investment pool.
  • Our Community, Made Better  
    We unite philanthropically-minded people who are sustaining our region’s quality of life for the long term. The result is a better place to live, learn, play and work.

Variety and Flexibility

Whether you want to award scholarships in the name of a loved one, support your favorite nonprofit or give together as a family, we can meet your needs.

Our fees are low, our minimums are accessible and we award grants exactly as you intend.

Types of Funds

Whatever your philanthropic purpose may be, we have a type of fund that will best help you accomplish it.


Plan For Future Fund

Resources if you plan to create a permanent charitable fund at some point in the future, perhaps as part of your estate planning.


Sample Fund Agreements

View sample agreements for our different fund types.


Schedule a no-obligation conversation about creating a fund.
Call 215-563-6417 or email us.

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1835 Market Street, Suite 2410
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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