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

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


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.


Registration now open!

Join us on Thursday, November 12 for our 2015 SPARKING SOLUTIONS CONFERENCE! You won’t want to miss this annual gathering, which is the place to be for regional funders, nonprofit and civic leaders to make important connections, learn about the latest issues and trends in our work, and forge pathways to collective action that spark solutions on key issues in our region.

Visit our conference website for additional details or

There's still time to sign on as a sponsor or advertiser!  Download our 2015 Conference Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities brochure or contact Ashley Feuer-Edwards to learn more.



Funders collaborate to form new Nonprofit Repositioning Fund

Eight funders have joined together to form the Nonprofit Repositioning Fund, a regional effort that will invest $1.4 million over three years to help nonprofits in Greater Philadelphia improve capacity, effectiveness and financial health. The Fund, led by Nadya K. Shmavonian and hosted by Philanthropy Network, will encourage and support formal, long-term collaborations between nonprofit organizations. Network members are invited to join us on October 20 at 12:00 PM to learn more. Register here.

Knight Cities Challenge now open!

What's your best idea to make Philadelphia more successful? Now, you have an opportunity to win support for your idea as Knight Foundation launches the second round of the Knight Cities Challenge. Knight will award $5 million to fund new ideas to make the 26 Knight communities, including Philadelphia, more successful by advancing talent, opportunity and engagement. The challenge is open for applications from October 1-27 27. To learn more or visit



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 your organization can get on the map!

"We're all in it together"

Maari Porter

In a guest column for the Philadelphia Business Journal, Network 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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Communications Associate - Media Impact Funders

Chief Executive Officer - Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (Washington, DC)

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