The Longwood Foundation has been investing in the quality of life and future of Delaware since 1937. Here are some key facts to know about the foundation and its local giving strategy.
Alan and Jill Miller have historically been quiet philanthropists, giving through a family foundation they set up in the 1990s. Yet the couple’s charitable assets have grown and their grantmaking in the Philly area has gained prominence.
Philadelphia Health Partnership brings an upstream approach to its grantmaking and believes in working across sectors. It funds an innovative partnership between public interest lawyers and medical professionals, among other programs.
With a net worth of around $1.4 billion and a philanthropic foundation that’s been around since the early 1990s, Sidney Kimmel is a familiar name to nonprofit leaders in Philadelphia. What causes and organizations does he support?
The Angelakis Family Foundation doesn’t make itself particularly accessible to grantseekers, so here’s what local groups should know about the family’s giving in Philadelphia.
Since many local nonprofits might yet be familiar with FDC, a health legacy funder established in 2016, here are a few things to know about its grantmaking and priorities.
Here’s what local grantseekers should know about the Independence Foundation’s current focus and grantmaking priorities in and around Philadelphia.
This media giant’s corporate funding arm awards millions of dollars to various regions to address community challenges. We take a closer look.
In Philadelphia, Harris Philanthropies and the Pew Charitable Trusts committed $4 million earlier this year to a leadership program offering hope and sustainability to local nonprofits. It’s set to continue for three years.
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia launched a new donor circle in an effort to serve more people beyond the Jewish community. The initiative’s participatory approach engages recipients to find out what they need.
Adrienne Arsht is best known for funding a performing arts center in Miami. But she also runs a fund to advance the Latino community in Delaware. And she supports other causes, too. Here’s a peek inside her giving.
Here’s a closer look at the Baltimore Community Foundation’s approach to philanthropy, highlighting what Baltimore-area grantseekers need to know.
With pollution growing, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has been fighting an uphill battle for years. But loyal donors and diversified revenue sources have made it a fundraising powerhouse. We look inside its development operation.
Our society has lots of stereotypes about millennials, but “philanthropic” isn’t usually one of them. The Spruce Foundation aims to change that perception with a volunteer grantmaking team focused on youth in Philadelphia.
A local group created two new charitable funds at the community foundation in Erie, Pennsylvania to spend down its assets. Here’s how those funds were quickly depleted and where Erie County nonprofits can still turn to for support.
Journalism funders agree that a key way to combat misinformation and restore trust in the democratic process is by supporting local news outlets. Here’s how a new media funder in Philadelphia is taking on that challenge.
T. Rowe Price, the global asset management firm, has been based in Baltimore since 1937. Lately, its philanthropic arm has been ramping up its giving and taking new, bolder approaches to tackling the city’s many problems.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a major supporter of college access with a broad geographic focus. But the Virginia-based organization also makes its home region a priority, giving significantly each year for education in the Mid-Atlantic States.
Comcast-NBC Universal Foundation’s work on the digital divide, as well as its other philanthropic efforts, focuses strongly on communities where the company has a presence. Here’s an inside look at how this media giant does its giving.
This part of the Mid-Atlantic between Chesapeake Bay and the sandy beaches of the Atlantic is a favorite spot for seafood lovers and outdoor recreation—but it’s also a hub for local philanthropy.
Justice reform has long been part of the Public Welfare Foundation’s portfolio. But with political winds shifting and new openings for progress, it plans to focus most of its grantmaking in this area, starting with new local-level work in Washington D.C.
Funders have been stepping up efforts to get museums to diversify their collections and staff. The Baltimore Museum of Art, an institution that has strongly embraced this goal, recently landed a major gift from two donors impressed with its progress.
This funders latest round of grants underscores its multifaceted approach to supporting Pennsylvanian’s health and well-being. We look at how this funder is setting an example in local health funding, especially in relation to the opioid crisis.
The late Albert Gordon was among the most powerful people in finance. But he also stressed the importance of philanthropy to his sons, including Dan Gordon, who now pilots one of the family foundations, with a focus on grantmaking in Philadelphia.
Thanks to the “philanthropic redlining of African-American communities,” black-led nonprofits tend to be smaller, have less access to funding sources, and have fewer cash reserves. Here’s how a new giving circle in Philadelphia is responding to that shortfall.
We take a look at the new charitable venture of Zach Ertz of the Philadelphia Eagles, and soccer player Julie Ertz, which is focused in Philadelphia, the Bay Area, and Haiti.
Even as other priorities clamor for attention, big city foundations have stuck with funding for the arts. A case in point is the William Penn Foundation, which aims to increase access to high-quality artistic and cultural experiences across Philadelphia.
The Horner Foundation is run by family members who focus their giving on causes for kids aged 10 to 19 in Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, and regions of Canada and England. Here’s what it’s up to.
After undergoing a strategy shift several years ago, a once sleepy family foundation in Washington, D.C. has emerged as a force in the region’s funding scene. We look at its latest move.
The Philadelphia Eagles’ reach has been growing in the region’s nonprofit sector. We look at how the team’s giving is evolving and where funds are going.