Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network Grants

The Giving Circle of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network is committed to improving the community through collective philanthropy, and to promoting projects that make it possible for women and or children/youth to have the resources, support, and opportunities necessary to thrive. To achieve this, the Giving Circle will award grants to organizations that demonstrate a positive impact for women and/or children in Philadelphia.

The Transition Network (TTN) is a national organization of professional women aged 50 and forward who seek to continue a life of learning, engagement, and leadership in the world.

For nonprofits offering these programs:

Organizations located in Philadelphia seeking to advance the well-being of women and or children/youth.


  • 501c3 status
  • Must serve Philadelphia women and/or children.
  • In operation for at least three years
  • Has a general operating budget of $2 million or less
  • The following are excluded from receiving TTN Giving Circle Funds:
  • Individuals
  • Government agencies
  • Organizations that promote a particular religious or political ideology
  • The Transition Network, Inc. or any of its chapters
  • Endowment or capital projects or campaigns
  • Speaker fees, galas and other fundraising events

Special Requirements:

  • Finalists must give a brief presentation on Thurs., May 20 to Giving Circle members.
  • Applicants encouraged to attend a Feb. 1 virtual information session. Email Julie Currie,, by Tues., Jan. 26, 2021.

Amount of grants:

Two grants of $25,000 will be awarded in 2021 for General Operating Support.

Questions about this grant:



Application Program Grants Process

Step 1: Determine Eligibility

Carefully review the criteria listed above and those listed in the application.

Step 3: Report

Please submit a one-page narrative report detailing how the funds were used and the impact of the grant.

Narrative: Were goals met? What was the impact on the organization and the population served?  What are the most important lessons your organization learned from this project?