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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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Recent News from Philadelphia Foundation

Eagles team up with City of Philadelphia for anti-gun violence campaign: 'It's about saving ...
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In response, the Eagles' Social Justice Fund -- in partnership with The Philadelphia Foundation -- has awarded $316,000 in grants to...more

The former Wells Fargo Regional Foundation gets a new leader and a new name
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The Regional Foundation LLC, now part of the Philadelphia Foundation, has $100 million in assets and makes community development...more

25th Annual Holiday Toy Drive Launches | Now | Drexel University
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Forman Arts Initiative and Philadelphia Foundation have launched Arts Works, a $3 million grant program for local community-based...more

A Pillar of Philly Philanthropy | AL DÍA News
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Ultimately, Ramos accepted the role and officially joined in August 2015, becoming the first Hispanic to lead a philanthropic organization in the...more

2021 AL DÍA Archetype: Pedro Ramos
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Philadelphia Foundation President & CEO will be the recipient of the 2021 Ambassador Manuel Torres Award in the philanthropy category. by...more

New grant programs infuse Philadelphia's nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million
Foundation: Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia Foundation

“I think, particularly for a program that focuses on the provision of social ... a rich culture filled not only with individual artists but diverse and innovative ... In partnership with...more

$3 Million for Arts and Culture in Philadelphia
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Four artists and five cultural organizations received a total of $3 million in grants to support Philadelphia's art and culture recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Forman Art Initiative...more

Val Litwin Enters the BC Liberal Race as a Catalyst of Change
Foundation: Philadelphia Foundation

A 44-year-old father of two, Litwin is also an accomplished business owner and social entrepreneur. His early experience founding and running...more

Nonprofits in Philadelphia Benefit from $1 million Supporting Black Communities initiative
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The Philadelphia Foundation has created a fund designed to bolster the Black-led nonprofits that serve the region's Black communities.The Black Community Leaders Fund will build on a $1 million...more

Backed by $1M Facebook gift, Philadelphia Foundation establishes fund for Black-led nonprofits
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Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis. “We're providing funding directly to the Philadelphia Foundation to build on its track record of supporting...more

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Roshan, the first telecommunications company that transformed the “luxury” of a phone call in Afghanistan into an everyday convenience,  became the first-ever, certified Benefit Corporation in the Middle East.

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