Pennsylvania Grants and Foundations
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The 1675 Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and families through the support of non–profit organizations working in the areas of arts & culture, education, the environment, health, human services and history. Priority is given to organizations serving Philadelphia and Chester Counties in southeastern Pennsylvania and other geographic areas of interest to the Trustees.
Addison H. Gibson Foundation
In his will, Addison Gibson specified that the majority of his multi–million dollar fortune be used to help improve quality of life for needy western Pennsylvanians in two specific ways –– higher education and medical care. Because of his vision, the Addison H. Gibson Foundation has quietly provided assistance to thousands of qualifying western Pennsylvanians for over 65 years.
Advanta’s business focus is on helping small businesses and business professionals get the credit they deserve and the financing they need to thrive and grow. True success also includes helping the community to thrive and grow. It means feeding the community’s roots through urban renewal and affordable housing projects, watering its spirit with support for the arts, and strengthening the body through health and human services initiatives as well…
The Allegheny Foundation concentrates its giving in the Western Pennsylvania area and confines most of its grant awards to programs for historic preservation, civic development and education. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals. Proposals for the following are usually declined: event sponsorships, endowments, capital campaigns, renovations or government agencies.
Allen Hilles Fund - Philadelphia
The Allen Hilles Fund is a charitable foundation that provides financial support in the areas of children’s education, women’s issues, economic development in disadvantaged communities, and activities of the Religious Society of Friends. The Fund was established by Edith Hilles Dewees in memory of her father, Thomas Allen Hilles, and began operation in 1983. The Fund supports children™s education, women™s issues, economic developm…
AmerisourceBergen Charitable Contributions Program - TX, PA, Quebec
The mission for the AmerisourceBergen Charitable Contributions Program is to serve local institutions and agencies in communities where the company operates through direct donations, volunteer support and healthcare education. Our contributions program focuses on improving the mental, social and physical well–being of the elderly populations in those communities. Special consideration for contributions will be given to qualifying programs in which Am…
Andrea Cavitolo Foundation
The mission of the Andrea Cavitolo Foundation is to support children’s medical and educational causes, as well as services for the elderly. Founded in 1995 the foundation supports organizations which provide services and resources to vulnerable children, students, and low–income senior citizens.
Andy Russell Charitable Foundation
The Andy Russell Charitable Foundation was created in March of 1999 primarily to contribute funds to children™s charities. The Foundation hopes to support a number of programs, particularly important mediation research organizations concentrating on those for children.
ARAMARK - Philadelphia
At ARAMARK, we enrich the communities where we live and work. We connect our diverse expertise, resources, and time to help improve the lives of those in need. Through volunteerism, grants and in–kind support we reach millions of people each year helping to provide access to food, clothing and safe environments; building critical employment and career skills; and encouraging families to live a healthier lifestyle through community health and wellness…
Armstrong County Community Foundation
The Foundation is open to a wide range of requests that strengthen our communities and provide opportunities for our residents. The Community Foundation challenges creative partners in our community to suggest the best way to address problems that result in long–term solutions. The Community Foundation makes grants in the following areas: Arts & Culture, Community/Civic Affairs, Education, Health, Human Services.
The Barra Foundation is a private, not–for–profit philanthropic organization that primarily serves the five–county area of Greater Philadelphia. The Foundation’s principal focus is to make one–time and multi–year grants for innovative projects that aid in advancing the frontiers of knowledge in the fields of arts and culture, education, health, and human services. A secondary focus is to provide smaller, unrestricted Comm…
Bennett Family Foundation
The Bennett Family Foundation is a family foundation that works to encourage and support deserving programs in health and social services. Since its start in 2004, many of the Foundation™s grants have gone to smaller, local service providers rather than large, national organizations. The Bennett Family Foundation is particularly interested in addressing the needs of underserved and disadvantaged segments of the population in the communities where t…
Berks County Community Foundation
Tax–exempt or public benefit organizations, individuals, associations and private or public agencies are eligible to apply. The grant must be used for charitable purposes only. Organizations are eligible to apply to more than one grant program in the same year.
Birds Eye Foods Foundation
The Birds Eye Foods Foundation provides grants to not–for–profit organizations operating in communities where Birds Eye Foods has facilities*. Primary giving areas include health, community services, education, youth, and cultural programs. Geographical areas: Watsonville, California; Montezuma, Georgia; Fennville, Michigan; Waseca, Minnesota; Bergen, Brockport, Fulton, Oakfield & Rochester, New York; Berlin, Pennsylvania; Algona & Taco…
Birmingham Foundation - South Pittsburgh
The Birmingham Foundation remains optimistic and committed to the future of South Pittsburgh. Given current economic pressures, the Foundation will give special consideration to proposals for the Spring 2010 cycle that aim to preserve safety nets “ food, health, shelter “ for the most vulnerable and underserved populations.
Bread & Roses Fund
The Bread & Roses Fund is a unique gathering of activists committed to supporting social justice by raising and distributing funds. A public foundation, Bread & Roses has distributed over $9 million to groups working for access to health care; economic justice; a clean, safe environment; civil and human rights; peace; and other social justice issues. In addition, Bread & Roses provides services, like technical assistance and leadership developm…
Bread and Roses Community Fund
Bread & Roses Community Fund is a unique partnership of donors and activists committed to supporting social change in the Delaware Valley. A public foundation, Bread & Roses has distributed nearly $6 million to groups working for access to health care; economic justice; a clean, safe environment; civil and human rights; peace; and other issues.
Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation
The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation is a public, non–profit, tax–exempt corporation that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service to receive deductible contributions and bequests.
Centre County Community Foundation
The Centre County Community Foundation welcomes requests for funding from our discretionary funds as part of its mission to promote the betterment of Centre County and enhance the quality of life for all its residents. Grants are made only to tax–exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organizations that provide services in the areas of the arts, education, the environment and health and social services.
Chester County Fund for Women & Girls
The Fund is dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls and all members of the Chester County Pennsylvania community through grants and education. The Fund serves as a catalyst to enable women and girls to make decisions which effect positive change in their lives and those of other community members.
Citizens Financial Group - CT, DE, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT
Citizens Financial Group, Inc., through its banking subsidiaries, is guided by the belief that the strength of our company is tied to the strength of the communities where we do business. Today, our banks support numerous organizations through community and public relations departments and our charitable foundations. Areas of Giving Interest: Citizens gives priority consideration for charitable grants to programs that: Promote affordable housing; Encourage…
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
In keeping with the wishes of Michael and Sarah Benedum, the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation is a regional philanthropy focusing on West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania. The Foundation generally invests two–thirds of its grant dollars in West Virginia and one–third in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The Foundation makes grants in three program areas that span both states: Education, Economic Development, and Civic Engagement. In addit…
Columbia Gas actively supports organizations that are working to make a difference in the communities we serve. Every year, we award grants that help improve the quality of life for our customers, our employees, and our neighbors in the communities where we deliver safe and reliable natural gas service. Our focus areas are education in the arts and humanities, community development and public safety, and human services.
Community Foundation for the Alleghenies - Pennsylvania
The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is a nonprofit public foundation that serves organizations in Bedford, Cambria, and Somerset counties, as well as certain interests in Indiana County. Areas of funding interest include the arts and humanities, children and youth, civic affairs, economic development, education, environmental programs, health and human services, heritage, religion, and scholarships.
Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers
The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers makes discretionary grants for a wide range of philanthropic purposes including Arts and Culture, Children and Youth, Education, Community and Economic Development, Health and Human Services, History and Heritage, Recreation and the Environment and other fields for the benefit of residents of Bradford, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties in PA and Tioga County, NY.
The Connelly Foundation seeks to foster learning and to improve the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia area. The Foundation supports local non–profit organizations in the fields of education, health and human services, arts and culture and civic enterprise.
Cora L. Brooks Foundation
The Cora L. Brooks Foundation provides grants for the purpose of environmental conservation, restoration or education within the watersheds of the Delaware and Susquehanna Rivers, with particular emphasis on environmental protection issues relating to clean water and water related ecologies.
Danville Regional Foundation
The Danville Regional Foundation is committed to development, promotion, and support of activities, programs, and organizations that address the health, education, and well–being of the region’s residents. The Foundation invests for the long term in efforts that promise sustained positive impact for the Danville/Pittsylvania County/Caswell County region.
Dermody Properties Foundation
The Dermody Properties Foundation was founded in 1988, funded by the profits generated by the hard work and dedication of all employees at DP Partners. With a focus on the arts, education, and the family, as well as a special emphasis on children and the elderly, our employee–managed Foundation has provided funds and volunteer support to over 200 worthy non–profit organizations and community causes. The company has offices in Reno, Nevada, Port…
The Dominion Foundation supports selected civic and charitable endeavors in locations where it has major facilities and business interests. Grants are made in several categories (detailed below), and they support a variety of programs, such as food banks, homeless shelters, educational grants, cultural outreach programs in the performing arts, and land and habitat preservation, to name a few. Other areas of funding interest include Civic and Community Deve…
Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation
The Foundation makes grants to educational institutions, parochial or church related schools which are not operated or controlled by the government and nonprofit hospitals or medical facilities which are not operated or controlled by the government. The Foundation also makes grants to private organizations and institutions which provide services and/or assistance to persons who are mentally, physically or developmentally impaired or disabled, persons suffe…
The Douty Foundation is a private, grantmaking organization, created in 1968 through the generosity of Alfred and Mary Douty. The Foundation supports projects that improve the lives of economically disadvantaged people or social services. Grants are concentrated within the Greater Philadelphia area, with preference to Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
DSF Charitable Foundation - Pittsburgh
The DSF Charitable Foundation is the charitable–giving organization of the David Scaife family. The Foundation seeks to promote excellence in three program areas: health, human services, and education. The grant program focuses on southwestern Pennsylvania, primarily Pittsburgh, where the Foundation is based.
Eden Hall Foundation
The Eden Hall Foundation is a private foundation established pursuant to the will of Sebastian Mueller, a Pittsburgh philanthropist and vice president and director of the H. J. Heinz Company. The Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life in Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania through support of organizations whose missions address the needs and concerns of the area. Proposals and projects of primary interest to the Foundation are: Educational program…
Edgar Sr. and Carol Ann Campbell Foundation - Philadelphia
The Mission of the Edgar Sr. and Carol Ann Campbell Foundation is to serve the youth and young adults of West Philadelphia in practical training matters that will contribute to their individual success and sustain their ability to form healthy families and maintain viable neighborhoods and communities.
Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation
The purpose of the Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation is to improve cardiovascular health. Grants support programs and services that educate primary care practitioners and community members and promote cardiovascular health. Grants are made to medical schools, hospitals and other nonprofit health organizations. Applicants must be nonprofit organizations in the Delaware Valley, including Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, Berks, Lehigh and…
Elite Companies Charitable Foundation - Philadelphia
The Elite Companies Charitable Foundation will play a vital role in improving the quality of life for families in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Currently, the Foundation is focusing on helping families in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The Foundation is planning to work with and support organizations that provide temporary housing for homeless women and children, as well as another organization that builds homes and rebuilds neighborhoods for families who…
Elk County Community Foundation
The mission of the Elk County Community Foundation is to strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grant making as donors achieve their philanthropic goals. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Economic Development, Environment, Health & Social Services.
Erie Community Foundation
The Erie Community Foundation has been helping local charities effectively and efficiently achieve their goals. Whether a grant is for capital improvements, program development, transportation or technological enhancements, we strive to fund projects that touch many lives and enrich the overall quality of life in our region. Funding areas of interest: Quality of Life, Human Services, Health and Education.
Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Foundation
The Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Foundation, formed in 1977 from her estate, benefits organizations located in Southeastern Pennsylvania, with primary emphasis on serving community needs in Delaware County.
Exelon Corporation - IL, PA, TX, NJ, MD, MA
In 2008, Exelon Corporation made over 3,000 grants totaling more than $25 million to non–profit organizations. Our employees donated nearly $4 million for the annual United Way campaign. We focus our corporate giving in four areas and give to the communities in which we live and serve and encourage our employees to support the organizations that they value. Areas of funding interest include Education, Environment, Neighborhood Development, Arts &…
The Falk Foundation is a small foundation primarily supporting organizations located in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania. Grant requests submitted from outside the region must be national in scope and impact and address public policies or practices that specifically affect African–American communities. The Foundation does not support operating costs, direct social services, or ongoing programs. The Foundation works to achieve a tolerant, just…
The Ferree Foundation is a private family foundation dedicated to promoting and supporting excellence in the arts, culture and history, education, youth engagement, health, human services, local economic and community development. The mission of the Foundation to enhance the lives of families and institutions primarily throughout Lancaster County and, occasionally Southeastern Pennsylvania and beyond.
First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania
The First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania serves donors and enriches communities in Central and Northcentral Pennsylvania. Areas of funding interest include Arts & Culture, Economic & Community Development, Education, Health & Human Services, and Recreation and the Environment.
The FISA Foundation’s mission is to build a culture of respect and improve the quality of life for three populations in southwestern Pennsylvania: women, girls, and people with disabilities.
Fluor Foundation - AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC
The Fluor Foundation has a long history of investing in communities, nonprofit organizations, and education. Since its inception in 1952, the foundation, along with Fluor Corporation, has contributed more than $145 million to projects around the world. Areas of funding interest include Education, Human Services, Culture, Public/Civic Affairs. Geographical focus areas: AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC.
The Fourjay Foundation supports only those organizations whose chief purpose is to improve health and/or promote education, within Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties in southeastern Pennsylvania. Areas of funding interest include Local, accredited colleges and universities for student scholarships; Programs that address poverty, hunger, and illiteracy; Health“related services for the blind, mentally ill, or physically infirm; Community ou…
Genuardi Family Foundation
People are the first concern of the Genuardi Family Foundation. The Foundation honors the family’s legacy of giving back to the community through support of non–profit organizations serving the people and communities of the Greater Philadelphia area. Areas of funding interest include Culture, Education, Health, Human Services.
Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation
The Foundation, which became operational in 1998, promotes tolerance for differences, respect for others and the empowerment of students through education and community service.
The Grable Foundation supports programs that help children develop by improving educational opportunities, supporting community efforts, and strengthening families. Please note that The Grable Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals for programs outside of southwestern Pennsylvania. Also, the Foundation does not consider requests from individuals for scholarships or other assistance, nor does the Foundation consider fundraising requests.
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Green Tree Community Health Foundation
Established in 2005, Green Tree Community Health Foundation, a not–for–profit public charity, is a community health advocate, whose purpose is to improve the health of Northwest Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County. The Foundation does so by identifying areas of vulnerability and partnering with organizations whose work addresses these needs. Through ongoing needs assessments, the Foundation continues to identify needs in these communitie…
The Grundy Foundation’s endowment, which sustains the operations of both the Museum and Library, also may provide for grantmaking. Senator Grundy specified that grant support would be given to “projects for the benefit of the inhabitants and institutions of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and for projects or works designed for the benefit and use of the people generally.” Grantmaking activities include Community Development, Arts and Culture, Educati…
Hamilton Family Foundation
The Hamilton Family Foundation is a small private family foundation that provides financial support primarily in the area of education – particularly literacy–based, educational projects in underserved Philadelphia area schools. Grants focus on the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding four counties of Chester, Camden, Montgomery, and Delaware.
Harrah’s Foundation - AZ, CA, IL, IN, IO, LA, MS, MO, NC, NJ, NV, PA, TN
The Harrah™s Foundation focuses its philanthropic efforts on three categories: Seniors “ community–based programs that enhance the lives of seniors are our primary philanthropic initiative. Education “ community–based programs that enhance educational opportunities and resources for students seeking higher education. Civic “ broadly defined as local programs that are vital to the success of each of our communitie…
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is dedicated to assisting the poor through operating and capital grants to direct service organizations primarily located in Maryland, Hawaii, Northeastern Pennsylvania, New York, Israel and the Former Soviet Union. These grants focus on meeting basic needs such as shelter, nutrition, health, socialization, and enhancing an individual™s ability to meet those needs. Within that focus, emphasis is placed on…
Heinz Family Foundation
With offices in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., the Heinz Family Philanthropies are small organizations that generate outsized results. We work to create positive change across the philanthropic spectrum with particular interest in health care, women and health, and the environment. We establish private–and public–sector linkages to drive philanthropic innovation. The Heinz Family Philanthropies works as an operating foundation;…
Highmark Foundation supports evidence–based initiatives aligned with its mission of improving the health, well–being and quality of life of individuals who reside in the 49 Pennsylvania counties it serves. To support this goal, Highmark Healthy High 5 provides program grants to schools and to nonprofit organizations.
The Hillman Foundation was established in 1951 with a broad purpose: to improve the quality of life in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania. Throughout more than fifty years of diversified grantmaking, the Foundation has continued to advance its commitment to this goal. Areas of funding interest include Cultural Advancement/Arts, Health and Medicina, Education, Community and Economic Development, Human and Social Services, Environment and Conservation….
The Hourglass Foundation was formed to champion and facilitate effective growth management in order to make Lancaster County an even better place to live, work and visit. We believe that Lancaster County can have growth and economic prosperity without losing its unique character and enviable quality of life.
Inglis Award for Continuing Excellence
The Inglis Awards for Continuing Excellence ACE honor the outstanding performance of Philadelphia region not–for–profit organizations that provide direct services, products, and or advocacy for people with physical disabilities. Applications for the 2013 ACE Awards are now being accepted and must be submitted by November 19, 2012.
Jimmy Rollins Family Foundation - Philadelphia
The Jimmy Rollins Family Foundation strives to help children and young adults living with arthritis by providing funds and awareness about the disease. We also support families who are struggling financially with extracurricular activities for their children.
Johnson Family Foundation - CO, NY, PA, VT
The Johnson Family Foundation operates national grantmaking programs in the areas of environmental health and LGBT issues, as well as place–based grantmaking programs in the State of Vermont; New York City and Long Island, NY; the City of Pittsburgh, PA; and the Town of Telluride, CO.
Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation
Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation mission remains the same: to focus our resources on creating innovative partnerships that help break the intergenerational cycle of poverty and /or homelessness.
Kessler Foundation strives to improve the lives of people with physical disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injury, and other chronic neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. The Board of Trustees of Kessler Foundation has decided to strategically focus the majority of its external grant allocations toward increasing the employment of people with physical disabilities.
Lancaster County Community Foundation
The Lancaster County Community Foundation benefits eligible nonprofit organizations in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The Foundation supports a broad range of projects that provide essential community services. By supporting these services, we are strengthening our community and improving the quality of life for area residents. The Foundation supports a wide range of projects including arts and culture, community development, environment, education, capac…
The Laurel Foundation concentrates its grantmaking primarily in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania, the principal funding areas include arts and culture, environment and conservation, vocational education, and community development/beautification.
The Leeway Foundation’s grantmaking programs honor the transformative work of women and trans artists. The Art and Change Grants and the Leeway Transformation Awards fund women and trans people in the Delaware Valley region (Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties) who create art for social change.
Lenfest Foundation - Multiple States
The Lenfest Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs primarily in the areas of education, arts and the environment. The Foundation is based in suburban Philadelphia and primarily supports organizations and programs in southeastern and south central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and northern Delaware. Depending on available resources, the Foundation may make a limited number of grants in response to requests consistent with its overall mission. Th…
The Lincoln Foundation’s approach to local philanthropic giving reflects Lincoln Financial’s strong connection to its communities. The Charitable Contributions Committees bring the Lincoln Foundation’s mission to life by focusing contributions in three “quality of life” areas: Arts and Culture, Education, Workforce Development, Human Services. The company’s foundation has sustained a strategic philanthropic program to improve the qualit…
Lois Kaplan Charitable Foundation - Pittsburgh
The Lois Kaplan Charitable Foundation for the Prevention of Child Abuse is a charitable trust that provides funding to individuals and organizations that offer services aimed at preventing and counseling victims of child abuse through education and treatment.
Through the generosity of our donors, The Foundation supports seven key areas that together support a healthy and sustainable community. They are: Social Services, Education and Scholarships, Arts and Culture, Neighborhoods and Community Development, Youth Issues, Historic Preservation and the Environment. Health and Wellness.
M&T Bank Charitable Foundation - NY, NJ, PA, MD, VA, DE, Wash DC
At M&T Bank, we recognize that our corporate success is directly related to the health and vitality of the communities we serve. So, as a corporate citizen, we believe in providing resources to not–for–profit organizations that make our communities better places to live and work. Through our philanthropic arm, The M&T Charitable Foundation, we support a diverse range of civic, cultural, health and human service organizations with financ…
Most grants by the McLean Contributionship have been made in the Greater Philadelphia area because of the 100 year business and personal associations of the McLean family. The Trustees are most likely to respond positively when the project: stimulates a better understanding of the natural environment, and encourages the preservation of its important features; encourages more compassionate and cost–effective care for the ill and aging, in an atmospher…
The Mee Foundation invests in projects and programs of qualified nonprofit organizations that support the communities of Delaware County New York, Cameron County Pennsylvania, Broome County New York and the surrounding areas. The general categories of focus are Healthcare, Humanities, Community, Education, Recreation, Arts and Culture. It is the Foundation’s intent through such investments to create a positive impact on the issues facing these communi…
Montgomery County Foundation
The Foundation provides funding to organizations located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Funds have been earmarked for and are of philanthropic interest such as arts, culture, humanities, human services, community economic development, education, public society benefits and the environment. The following categories of agencies may apply for grants: Arts, Culture and Humanities; Education; Environment; Human Services; Public Society Benefit; and Communi…
National City Community Involvement
National City recognizes its responsibility to its communities in which we live, learn, and work. Its objective is to support organizations that enhance educational, economic, and cultural priorities of its local communities and to provide for the health and welfare of all citizens. Such support may be in the form of cash donations, in–kind gifts or services, and employee volunteers. Geographical areas served: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, M…
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Olivia's Organics Charitable Foundation - New England, NY, NJ, PA
The Olivia’s Organics Charitable Foundation was established in early 2006 as a way to invest in the lives of children. The Foundation seeks to give direct–service grants to organizations that work with children by providing services that have an immediate and tangible impact on their well–being. The foundation does not accept unsolicited grants, but instead chooses organizations with which it would like to partner for each quarter of the f…
Patricia Kind Family Foundation - Philadelphia
The mission of the Patricia Kind Family Foundation is to financially support organizations that help children, adults, and seniors in need obtain physical and mental health care and related human services in the Philadelphia area. The Board meets in January, April and August to consider funding requests. Most giving is in the range of $5,000 to $25,000/year for a one to three year period. The Foundation grants are made only to non–profit, charitable…
Pew Charitable Trusts
The Pew Charitable Trusts serves the public interest by providing information, advancing policy solutions and supporting civic life. Areas of funding interest: Informing the Public – The Trusts informs the public on key issues and trends, as a highly credible source of independent, non–partisan research and polling information; Advancing Policy Solutions – The Trusts advances policy solutions on important issues facing the American people…
The Philadelphia Foundation has been committed to improving the quality of life in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties for 90 years, through funds established by our donors. The foundation gives priority to nonprofits with operating budgets less than 5 million dollars, serving those who are disconnected, disenfranchised, disempowered and underrepresented. The Foundation gives high priority to nonprofit organizations that are com…
Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation
The Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation works to improve the emotional health of children 12 and under in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania by joining with public and private organizations of many kinds and sizes, including grassroots and faith–based groups. The Foundation provides support solely for projects designed to improve the emotional health of children from birth to age 12 who reside in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburgh Foundation helps to improve life within the greater Pittsburgh community by providing grants to cultural, educational, economic development, social service and health–related organizations that fit within our targeted areas for impact. In addition, the Foundation provides funding for special initiatives such as the Multicultural Arts Initiative, the Beverly Jewel Wall Lovelace Fund for Children’s Programs, and medical research in…
Richard King Mellon Foundation
The Richard King Mellon Foundation five program areas, each with a southwestern Pennsylvania focus, include Conservation; Regional Economic Development; Children, Youth, and Young Adults; Education; and Human Services and Nonprofit Capacity Building. The Foundation will not consider requests on behalf of individuals or from outside the United States. It does not encourage requests from outside Pennsylvania. Priority is given to projects and programs that h…
The Rider–Pool Foundation’s intent is to serve as a means to improve the quality of life in the community, to build on the community’s strengths and add to its vitality, and to increase the capacity of the community to serve the needs of all its citizens. Since the Pools resided in Allentown, Pennsylvania, the particular geographic interest of the Foundation lies within the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania. The Foundation’s funding p…
Roy A. Hunt Foundation
The mission of the Roy A. Hunt Foundation is to support organizations that strive to improve the quality of life. The trustees of this family foundation meet semi–annually to make grants to nonprofit organizations engaged primarily in Arts and Culture, Environment, Health, Human Services, Community Development, and Youth Violence Prevention. The geographic focus of the Foundation’s giving is Southwestern Pennsylvania (primarily in Pittsburgh) an…
Ryan Howard Family Foundation - Philadelphia
The Mission of the Ryan Howard Family Foundation is to improve the lives of disadvantaged youth and families. This is achieved primarily through the development and implementation of programs that advance education, nutrition, physical fitness, and social economic status.
Samuel S. Fels Fund
The Samuel S. Fels Fund makes grants in the categories of Arts and Humanities, Education, Community Programs, and Health, all in the city of Philadelphia. We prefer to make grants on a modest scale, but to try to have a maximum impact on institutions and service patterns in the Philadelphia area. Grants at Fels range in size from $3,000 to $30,000. Occasionally, we make a larger grant in an exceptional situation.
Schuylkill Area Community Foundation
The Schuylkill Area Community Foundation is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit corporation that was established in 1967. It is our mission to serve donors by developing, managing and investing their contributions and to serve the community by distributing earnings annually, in accordance with donors wishes to the community at large to meet the present and future needs of our community. The Foundation awards grants from the unrestricted funds to the following areas of…
Scranton Area Foundation
The Scranton Area Foundation is a tax–exempt public, community charity created by and for the people of Scranton and Lackawanna County. Our purpose is to meet a wide variety of educational, cultural, human service and other charitable needs throughout Lackawanna County. We carry out this purpose through the distribution of income from endowment funds established by donors. The Foundation responds to community needs and opportunities with grants in su…
Sidney Kimmel Foundation
The Sidney Kimmel Foundation was formed in 1993 and since that time the Foundation and its subsidiary, the Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research, have committed more than $495 million to various philanthropic causes. These gifts reflect Sidney Kimmel’s strong dedication to his hometown of Philadelphia as well as the performing arts, education, Jewish continuity and cancer research.
Sovereign Bank Foundation - CT, DE, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI
The Sovereign Bank Foundation, (the Foundation) makes charitable contributions to 501(c)(3) non–profit organizations. Areas of funding interest include Community Investment and Economic Development, Youth & Education, Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture.
Stewart Huston Charitable Trust - Chester County, PA & Savannah, Georgia
The purpose of the Stewart Huston Charitable Trust is to provide funds, technical assistance and collaboration on behalf of non–profit organizations engaged exclusively in religious, charitable or educational work; to extend opportunities to deserving needy persons and, in general, to promote any of the above causes. Areas of funding interest include Health and Human Services, Civic Affairs. Primary focus in two geographic areas: Chester County, Penn…
Subaru of America Foundation - NJ, PA, IL, CO
The Subaru of America Foundation was established in 1984 as a way to formally address and support the needs of local communities. Since that time, the Foundation has awarded more than $6 million to programs that serve primarily children. By offering young people creative enrichment, environmental, and educational programs that engage them in the learning process, we are not only taking an active role in helping to make learning a more participatory fun edu…
Taylor Community Foundation
The mission of the Taylor Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is to promote health and wellness within the service area of Taylor Hospital. TCF also enhances the quality of life for community members through our active grant–making activities. Grants are aimed at social service organizations that serve the needs of our community with a variety of health and wellness–oriented endeavors.
Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation
The Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation (TLLCCF) is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to making America better by improving early care and education. Our focus is to improve the quality of programs that care for and educate children from birth through age five, and enlist and enlighten others to do the same.
The Buhl Foundation
The Buhl Foundation was established by will of Henry Buhl, Jr. in 1927 as a memorial to his wife, Louise C. Buhl. It was to serve “such religious, charitable, educational and public uses as the Boardshall direct.” Consideration is given to organizations located in the southwestern Pennsylvania region with special emphasis on the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
The Sheila Fortune Foundation
The Sheila Fortune Foundation (SFF) is a non–profit organization dedicated to helping at–risk youths gain access to, and expression through, the performing arts. Our mission is to further the interests of abused and at–risk youths by providing them exposure to educational activities in the arts. Our goal is to provide and encourage these youths to explore their opportunities. The SFF offices are located in Boulder, Colorado. We are mainly…
US Airways Community Foundation - Charlotte, Phoenix, Philadelphia
The US Airways Community Foundation supports multi–year capital campaigns (bricks and mortar building projects only) for 501(C) (3) nonprofit organizations located in and providing services in the major metropolitan areas of Charlotte, Phoenix and Philadelphia. The deadline for application submission is April 1 and October 1 annually.
The Valentine Foundation is a Philadelphia–area grantmaking organization that, for over 20 years, has been providing charitable funds to organizations and programs which result in the empowerment of women and girls. The Foundation is committed to funding programs and organizations that effect fundamental social change: changing those systemic attitudes, practices and policies that prevent women and girls from realizing their full potential.
Visteon Corporation - AL, MI, MS, MO, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX
The Visteon Corporation supports the belief that a cohesive society is an essential foundation for business success, and that companies thrive with healthier, better–educated and more productive people. We believe that making corporate contributions is the best way to show employees and neighbors that we care about them, their families and their future. Visteon’s contributions are concentrated in two focus areas, youth and the environment. Viste…
Wachovia Regional Foundation
The Wachovia Regional Foundation is a private foundation that aims to improve the quality of life for children and families living in low–income neighborhoods in New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania. The Wachovia Regional Foundation awards two types of grants “ Neighborhood Planning Grants and Neighborhood Development Grants “ that support the planning and implementation processes for long–term, resident–driven n…
Washington County Community Foundation
The Washington County Community Foundation was initiated by community leaders to encourage charitable giving. Its mission is to improve the quality of life in Washington County by making it possible for donors to receive philanthropic advantages otherwise available only to the wealthiest contributors. Essentially, we exist to serve donors. Areas of funding interest include Arts & Humanities, Education, Environment and Animal Welfare, Health and Fitness…
The Willary Foundation is a small family foundation in northeastern Pennsylvania that makes grants to organizations and individuals in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. The Foundation wishes to promote the special qualities of the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Foundation is particularly interested in projects that support leadership and the development of leadership in business, the economy, education, human services, government, the arts, media…
William G. McGowan Fund - PA, CO, NV, IL, NY, Wash DC, VA
The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund brings our vision to life through grantmaking in three program areas including Healthcare and Medical Research; Education, and Community Programs for Those Most Vulnerable. We give priority to programs that have demonstrated success, measurable outcomes, have a plan for sustainability, and aim to end cycles of poverty and suffering. The McGowan Charitable Fund restricts its grants to the following areas: Northeast Pen…
William Penn Foundation
The foundation limits its funding to the Philadelphia region. Its funding interests include Arts & Culture, Children, Youth and Families, and Environment & Community.
York County Community Foundation
Established in 1961, York County Community Foundation is one of the fastest growing community foundations in the Commonwealth with: a collection of more than 400 funds established by donors for charitable purposes; Community investments, program initiatives and scholarship funds that generated more than $5 million in grants.