Shown below are links to any applications that are currently being accepted. If no links are present, there are no current Special Initiatives Grants opportunities.
Nonprofits are urged to carefully read the criteria before applying and to address any questions to the specific email address listed on the application.
Edna W. Andrade Grants
The Edna W. Andrade Fund supports grants for local or national museums or nonprofit art organizations with exhibitions or programs that benefit visual fine artists of Greater Philadelphia.
A combined total of $70,000 will be awarded in 2020, in amounts ranging from $10,000 to $25,000. Applications are due at 3 p.m. March 26, 2020.
The fund was established through the estate of Edna Andrade, a leading Philadelphia teacher and artist who was associated with the Op Art movement of the 1960s.
East Mount Airy Neighbors Grants
The East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN) Community Fund strategically supports nonprofits located in or serving East Mount Airy that are actively providing innovative and sustainable programs to improve the health, welfare and quality of life for Northwest Philadelphia communities.
The EMAN Community Fund’s grant priority is for the area represented by EMAN (bounded by Stenton Avenue, Washington Lane, Germantown Avenue and Cresheim Valley Drive).
Forman Family Fund Grants
The Nessa Forman, David Forman, Eleanor and Solomon Forman Family Fund supports Greater Philadelphia 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
Grants from $5,000 up to $40,000 each are awarded annually.
Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network Grants
The Giving Circle of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network supports organizations serving the needs of women and children in Philadelphia.
One $30,000 grant will be awarded in 2020.