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these new members:

harp-weaver LLC

 Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors

Vetri Foundation for Children

• VNA Foundation of Greater North Penn

about our newest members

In 2013, Delaware Valley Grantmakers became Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia.

Watch this two-minute animated video and read the news release to know more about what the change means for our association and our region.


Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

About Us

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia is the region’s membership association for organizations and individuals active in philanthropy. Our 150+ members represent a broad spectrum of funder types, interests and approaches that reflect the increasing diversity of philanthropy. Our purpose is to educate and inspire members to do their best giving.


Get on the Map is a ground-breaking new data-gathering effort led by with Foundation Center and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers to improve the quality, timeliness, and availability of rich grant data for and about funders in our region.

Find out more about the campaign and how you can get on the map!


Sparking Solutions NewsMayor Nutter

YOUTH SAFETY: On February 19, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined funders for a dialogue about the City of Philadelphia’s strategy to reduce youth violence and how to better align efforts among all stakeholders. The meeting was followed by a major address by the Mayor on the City’s progress in advancing its comprehensive strategy for youth violence prevention. Among the funders the Mayor praised for their contributions in support of the strategy to date were: Stoneleigh Foundation, Genuardi Family Foundation, Samuel S. Fels Fund, Patricia Kind Family Foundation, Lincoln Financial Foundation, Greenlight Fund, and William Penn Foundation. »Learn more

Member News

William Penn Foundation funds major study on the arts

A new report commissioned by the William Penn Foundation examines the state of Philadelphia's arts and culture sector.  Capitalization, Scale and Investment: Does Growth Equal Gain? is a follow-up to the landmark 2009 study, Getting Beyond Breakeven, and looks at how cultural organizations fared over the five year period between 2007 and 2011. Both reports were prepared by TDC and and utilized information drawn from the Cultural Data Project.


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Maari Porter

"We're all in it together"

In a recent guest column for the Philadelphia Business Journal, incoming executive director Maari Porter discusses the importance of corporate giving and how she learned that the public, private and philanthropic sectors can work together to help the region thrive.

Read: Public, private, philanthropic: we're all in it together


Giving in Greater Philadelphia 2014

Based on a survey of the Network’s members, Giving in Greater Philadelphia 2014 identifies recent trends, priorities and practices of key players in region’s philanthropic landscape and examines current, relevant data on giving in the five-county area. Key among the findings are that philanthropy in the region is stable and growing, with a reported 10 percent increase in regional giving from 2011-2013, and topping the list of funding priorities are Education, Arts & Culture, and Human Services. Read the press release and download the full report.

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2014 Fall Conference


THANK YOU to everyone who joined us on November 11th for our 2014 fall conference, Sparking Solutions 2.0.  We've created a special conference page to showcase event photos, session materials and other event highlights.

Latest News

Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Framing the Forum on Women: A Conversation with Local Groups Who Pioneered the Women’s Club Movement


Homeless Assistance Fund, Inc. (HAFI) Request for Proposals (deadline 3/6/15)

Black Male Achievement Innovators (nominations due 3/6/15)

Douty Foundation Spring 2015 Grant Cycle (deadline 3/16/15)

Beech Scholarship Fund (deadline 4/10/15)



Administrative Assistant (p/t) - Connelly Foundation

Executive Director - READ! by 4th Campaign - Free Library of Philadelphia

Director of Development - Vetri Foundation for Children

Director Communications - Pennsylvania Humanities Council

Grants Administrator - First Hospital Foundation