East Mount Airy Neighbors Grants

The East Mt. Airy Neighbors (EMAN) Community Fund strategically focuses its grants to support nonprofit organizations actively working to improve the health, welfare and quality of life of the Northwest Philadelphia communities. The EMAN fund supports work in the areas of aging, community building, children and youth, and mental health and intellectual disabilities.

For nonprofits serving this community:

  • Northwest Philadelphia

Priority given to:

The EMAN Community Fund considers grant proposals from 501(c)3 organizations that are located in and/or serve Northwest Philadelphia, specifically the area represented by EMAN (bounded by Stenton Avenue, Washington Lane, Germantown Avenue and Cresheim Valley Drive).

Priority will be given to organizations, doing one or more of the following:

  • Serving the south end of East Mt Airy, especially between Chew and Germantown Avenues.
  • Serving more than 25% service to East Mt Airy residents.
  • Serving people with disabilities.
  • Delivering programs that align with “Mt. Airy 2025” goals/strategies.


  • Operating budget under $4 million
  • 501c3 status (or those with a fiscal sponsor who has 501c3 status)
  • One year of financial data

Amount of Grants:

$5,000 to $100,000

Types of Projects Funded:

  • An innovative community idea or an important solution that addresses the needs of East Mt. Airy.

Grants are available for:

See the Letter of Interest application.

The 2019 deadline is March 8. Download the application.