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As a service to members and the community, we created this Opportunity Board to share Philanthropy Network members' requests for proposals (RFPs), award nomination notices and other opportunity announcements. Members are encouraged to send their submissions to with details including program/opportunity description, qualifications, application instructions, deadlines, and contact information.


  • Douty Foundation Fall 2017 Grant Cycle (applications accepted 8/1-9/15)
  • The Philadelphia Culture Fund The 2018 Art & Culture Grant Program (applications accepted until 9/30)
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Douty Foundation Fall 2017 Grant Cycle

The Douty Foundation provides general operating and program support grants to organizations in Montgomery or Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania. The foundation is accepting applications for its 2017 fall grant cycle from August 1 - September 15.

The Douty Foundation funds:

  • 501(c)3 organizations and organizations with a 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor
  • Organizations that demonstrate the ability to advance the Douty Foundation’s mission
  • Organizations that provide or promote educational opportunities for children & youth
  • Organizations with budgets of $1 million or less
  • Organizations serving Montgomery and/or Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania
  • Organizations that demonstrate roots in the community

Ideal applicant organizations will demonstrate these qualities:

  • Demonstrated inclusion of underserved, unheard or unempowered communities
  • Demonstrated commitment to community engagement, education and grassroots leadership
  • Demonstrated concern for and responsiveness to diversity and social justice at the program and leadership levels
  • Qualified and well-trained volunteers or staff
  • Clear vision for the organization and its programs
  • Inclusion of constituents in organizational planning
  • Good reputation in the community

For further information and to apply, visit Douty's website.


The Philadelphia Culture Fund 2018 Art & Culture Grant Program

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund (PCF) was established in 1991 when Philadelphia’s Mayor and City Council authorized the creation of a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation whose mission was to provide funds to enhance the cultural life and vitality of the City of Philadelphia and its residents. The Fund promotes arts and culture as engines of social, educational and economic development in the Philadelphia region. Grants are made from a City budget allocation to the Philadelphia Cultural Fund for operating support of Philadelphia-based arts and culture organizations dedicated to creating, preserving and/or exhibiting visual, literary and performing arts, architecture, science, history and the humanities. They are accepting applications for the 2018 Art & Culture Grant Program until Saturday, September 30, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Overall goals of the Cultural Fund are:

  • to provide general operating support funds to serve Philadelphia-based arts and cultural institutions and organizations
  • to advocate the value of the arts in daily life and their importance to the growth and future of the community
  • to recognize the contributions of Philadelphia-based organizations, both emerging and established, that have a demonstrated track record of service, and the financial management and programming capacity to continue providing service
  • to recognize and nurture artistic quality
  • to encourage and increase opportunities for involvement and participation in arts and cultural activities by culturally diverse constituencies
  • to preserve and protect the cultural heritage of Philadelphia and encourage a sense of pride and commitment in the city

For further information about eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit The Philadelphia Culture Fund's website.



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