The William Penn Foundation (PA)

The William Penn Foundation was established since 1945 by Otto and Phoebe Haas. They are dedicated in improving the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia region through efforts that foster rich cultural expression, strengthen children's future, and deepen connections to nature and community.

The foundation envisions an advanced dynamic and diverse region with meaningful opportunities.

Currently, the foundation is i the process of implementing a new strategiv plan that will realign the funding priorities and guide their work for the next 10 years.

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from William Penn Foundation

i2 Capital and the Revolving Water Fund Announce Municipal Agreements to Support Freshwater ...
Foundation: William Penn Foundation

... best management practices as a key component of water and climate solutions. ... This validates the vision and purpose of Conservation Innovation Grants ... INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENVIRONMENT FINANCE...more

Foundations allocate $8M in emergency Covid-19 grants to Philadelphia arts and culture ...
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, William Penn Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the William Penn Foundation are teaming up to distribute $8 million in emergency funding to 37...more

Ford Foundation Awards $156 Million to BIPOC Arts Orgs Through 'America's Cultural Treasures ...
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Ford Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Terra Foundation for American Art

Foundation partners will provide matching funds for multi-year grants and other supports. Those foundations include the Barr Foundation...more

NJTV News: September 17, 2020
Foundation: Community Foundation of New Jersey, Knight Foundation, PSEG Foundation, Hyde and Watson Foundation, Johnson Foundation, Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation

NJ Spotlight exists in part thanks to generous foundation support, including our founding funders the Community Foundation of New Jersey, the...more

First day of school assignment: Make sure your kids have internet access for virtual learning | Opinion
Foundation: Lenfest Foundation, William Penn Foundation

... the creative thinking, collaboration, and significant commitment of time, financial resources, and talent of numerous City agencies, the School...more

Changing metrics for impact
Foundation: William Penn Foundation

Philanthropic response funds, like the PHL COVID-19 Fund — a joint effort of ... According to the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, philanthropy will...more

William Penn Foundation Pursues Economic Equity with New Grants Supporting Immediate Relief ...
Foundation: William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation (WPF) today announced two grants supporting immediate economic relief and future work opportunity in the...more

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Here, five companies are marking their imprints to implement their corporate philanthropy goals. These companies are: Patagonia, Fuse Corps, Dow Corning, Warner Bros., and VeryNice.

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