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The Philadelphia Foundation has increased philanthropic investment in the community for more than a century.

The foundation fosters the economic, civic and social vitality of Greater Philadelphia taking charitable dollars further through deep relationships in the community and close connections with local nonprofits.

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Forman Arts Initiative and Philadelphia Foundation create new fund for artists & non-profits, plus ...
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Art Works, a new $3 million grant program for community-based organizations and emerging artists. Art Works is designed to support arts, culture...more

Philadelphia Foundation and Forman Arts Initiative partner to create the $3 million Art Works grant ...
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FAI and Philadelphia Foundation is creating a grant to support local artists. Photo: Philadelphia...more

New 'Art Works' program will grant $3 million to emerging Philly artists and community arts groups
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... Philadelphia Foundation to launch Art Works, a $3 million grant program ... artists in the Philadelphia region, the foundation announced...more

Money moves: Wells Fargo regional foundations transfer $100M in charitable assets to ...
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Plus, Congreso de Latinos Unidos receives $5M grant, and the Eagles Social Justice Fund awards $460K to 24 nonprofits. Money moves: Wells...more

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“The IFPDA Foundation Grants and Book Awards are unique in that they highlight the vitality of the printmaking world and champion its...more

Full-Circle Support
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PBGC founders, many of whom worked in traditional philanthropy, recognized the inherent power dynamic between philanthropic institutions,...more

Connolly Foundation steps in to COVID response with grants
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... drum by publicizing its philanthropy, except perhaps its high school scholarship and grant ... $100,000: Philadelphia Cultural Alliance & PIDC Community Capital — to join philanthropic...more

PHL COVID-19 Fund announces $2.1 million in latest grants
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More than $2.1 million will be distributed to 80 Philadelphia-area nonprofits in the seventh set of grants awarded by the PHL COVID-19...more

PHL COVID-19 Fund earmarks more than $2 million in first round of grants to nonprofits
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Right now, grant requests exceed the total Fund and we are continuing to seek support from donors throughout the region.” The Inquirer...more

New fund sparked by William Penn Foundation will dole out millions to arts groups and artists in ...
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READ MORE: William Penn Foundation fast-tracks $6.6 million for the arts, ... Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy and Philadelphia Cultural ... has established a pop-up grant program to...more

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