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these new members:

 The Burd Group

 Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors

Vetri Foundation for Children

 Vincera Foundation

• 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!


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Maari Porter named as the Network's next director

Maari Porter

In December, Philanthropy Network's Board of Directors announced the selection of Maari Porter as the organization’s next Executive Director. Porter comes to the Network from the City of Philadelphia, where she served in key roles as Chief Grants Officer, Executive Director of the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, and Deputy Director of Finance for Recovery, helping to set strategy and oversee distribution of $350 million in federal stimulus funding.  She will assume her new role on February 17, 2015.  Read more.


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.

Member News


United Way names new President & CEO

Jim CawleyFollowing a six-month national search, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey has named Jim Cawley as their new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 9.  Cawley joins UWGPSNJ upon ending his term of office as the 32nd Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He replaces Tony Conti, former managing partner of PwC Philadelphia, who served as volunteer interim president and CEO since June.  Read the press release.


Two regional philanthropy leaders announce plans to step down on 2015


Two long-serving leaders of major philanthropic institutions in our region have announced their intention to step down in 2015. Helen Cunningham, who has been President of the Samuel S. Fels Fund for 23 years, and R. Andrew Swinney, President of The Philadelphia Foundation since 1998, will both leave their positions next June. The Boards of both organizations are forming committees to begin the search to identify new leadership.


Latest News

North Penn Community Health Foundation - Grants to support the Dual-Eligible Elderly in Montgomery County (deadline 1/30/15)

2015 NCRP Impact Awards (deadline 2/6/15)

WOMEN'S WAY's Community Women's Fund (LOIs due 2/16/15)

Beech Scholarship Fund (deadline 4/10/15)



Program Assistant - LISC Philadelphia

Grants Manager/Administrator - Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation

Program Manager (p/t)- The Nelson Foundation