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these new members:

harp-weaver LLC

Health Promotion Council of Southern PA

H. Chase Lenfest Family Office

 Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors

Philadelphia Bar Foundation

Threshold Group

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.


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!


Philly Food Funders host two-day site visit for statewide colleagues

On June 1-2, the Philadelphia Food Funders hosted our colleagues from across the state to begin a conversation about how philanthropy can best support the Pennsylvania food system. Representatives from Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative (PHFC) joined regional funders for two days of site visits to get a first-hand look at food systems innovations in Philadelphia. Participants also had the opportunity to hear from DVRPC about the Greater Philadelphia Food System Plan, “Eating Here”, and participate in a policy briefing with PA Secretary of Health, Dr. Karen Murphy and the Philadelphia Health Department's Director of Policy and Planning, Dr. Giridhar Mallya.

>> Read the post by Tamela Luce, Program Officer for the North Penn Community Health Foundation, reflecting on the two-day visit:  How a milkshake brought food funders together.


Member News

Comcast to lead $40M campaign for Boys & Girls Clubs

On May 19, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia (BGCP) joined with Comcast to announce the kickoff of "A Bold Change for Kids," a $40 million capital campaign to benefit thousands of youth who attend Clubs throughout Philadelphia. The fundraising effort will be led by Comcast and support a new ‘Ralph J. Roberts Boys & Girls Club’ in Germantown and an Ed Snider youth hockey foundation ice rink, as well as major renovations to six additional Boys & Girls clubs. The Roberts family and the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation are jumpstarting the campaign with an $8 million donation, and David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation, will serve as the campaign chair. Read more >>


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Philanthropy Network elects new officers & directors

Eight new directors were elected by the membership at the Network's 2015 Annual Members' Meeting on March 31. Officers for 2015 were also announced. Pictured (l to r): President Paul DiLorenzo, Vice President Meredith Huffman, Secretary Ruth Clauser, and Treasurer Andy Toy. » Read more.

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.  Visit our special conference webpage for event photos, session materials and other event highlights.

Latest News

Valentine Foundation Fund for Visionary Leadership grants (applications accepted 6/1-7/15)

Delaware County Community Foundation Hope for Children Grants (deadline 7/15/15)

The Forman Family Fund at the Philadelphia Foundation (LOIs due 7/20/15)



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