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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.



Plan to join us 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 on key issues in our region. Watch for program details to be announced soon. Registration opens in late September. 

Become a SPONSOR!  CLICK HERE for our 2015 Conference Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities brochure or contact Ashley Feuer-Edwards to learn more.



New leadership named at three major philanthropic institutions

Sarah Martinez-Helfman, Pedro Ramos, Heather Templeton DillThe boards of the Samuel S. Fels Fund, The Philadelphia Foundation and the John Templeton Foundation have named new leadership. Sarah Martinez-Helfman, currently executive director of the Eagles Youth Partnership and a board member of Philanthropy Network, will take over as president of the Fels Fund on October 1. The Philadelphia Foundation announced the appointment of Pedro A. Ramos as their next president and CEO, effective in August. Heather Templeton Dill, daughter of the late Dr. Jack Templeton and granddaughter of the late Sir John Templeton, has been appointed president of the John Templeton Foundation by the board of trustees.



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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Program & Communications Associate- Stoneleigh Foundation

Program Officer - Schools, Recreation & Active Living - Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation

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

Coordinator, Office of the EVP, General Counsel - John Templeton Foundation

Grants Administrator - John Templeton Foundation

Program Officer - Stoneleigh Foundation

Public Participation Planner - DVRPC

Director of Development - The Newman Center at University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University

Sr. Analyst, Giving Operations Systems & Tools - Comcast