For Nonprofits

The Philadelphia Foundation works closely with nonprofits in Greater Philadelphia.

Strengthening The Sector

Our work with nonprofits includes:

  • Making grants to strengthen and improve nonprofits’ business and operational practices.
  • Presenting workshops at which nonprofit staff and board members can enhance their skills.
  • Building nonprofit endowments to generate a steady funding stream.
  • Coordinating initiatives and providing leadership to address sector-wide needs.

Nonprofits teach our children, train our future workforce, heal us, entertain and inspire us, preserve our natural spaces and help those in need of social services. Our support is a salute to their impact on improving the quality of life for us all.

To learn more about our current initiatives, visit the Our Work section and our Press Release page.

Build Your Endowment

Nonprofits can set up an endowment fund through The Philadelphia Foundation that provides a perpetual source of funding.


Nonprofit Resources

  • For information on increasing the effectiveness of nonprofits, visit the Foundation Center.
  • Our forms page provides budget and reporting forms used by grant applicants.

For questions about our nonprofit services,
call (215)563-6417 or email us

Contact Us

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Philadelphia, PA 19103


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