Philadelphia Foundation

aka The Philadelphia Foundation   |   Philadelphia, PA   |  www.philafound.org

Mission

Founded in 1918, Philadelphia Foundation strengthens the economic, social and civic vitality of Greater Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Foundation grows effective philanthropic investment, connects individuals and institutions across sectors and geography, and advances civic initiatives through partnerships and collaboration. A publicly supported foundation, the Philadelphia Foundation manages more than 900 charitable funds established by its donors and makes over 1,000 grants and scholarship awards each year.

Ruling year info

1990

President and CEO

Mr. Pedro A. Ramos

Main address

1835 Market Street, Suite 2410

Philadelphia, PA 19103-2968 USA

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EIN

23-1581832

NTEE code info

Community Foundations (T31)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Community Issues

Founded in 1918, Philadelphia Foundation strengthens the economic, social and civic vitality of Greater Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Foundation grows effective philanthropic investment, connects individuals and institutions across sectors and geography, and advances civic initiatives through partnerships and collaboration. A publicly supported foundation, the Philadelphia Foundation manages more than 900 charitable funds established by its donors and makes over 1,000 grants and scholarship awards each year. To learn more, visit philafound.org.

Population(s) Served

Thanks to contributions from the Philadelphia Eagles football and the
Philadelphia Phillies baseball teams, The Philadelphia Foundation established
the Fund for Children. The $2-million annual investment supports programs aimed
at improving the quality of life for the children of Philadelphia.

Population(s) Served

The Philadelphia Foundation works with a variety of
nonprofits to improve their organizational effectiveness through investment in
business and management practices that enable organizations to better meet their
missions. The Foundation provides general operating support to regional
nonprofit organizations serving vulnerable individuals and communities. To that
end, the foundation gives priority to nonprofits with operating budgets less
than 5 million dollars, serving those who are disconnected, disenfranchised,
disempowered and underrepresented.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Accreditations

Council on Foundations Accredited

Financials

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Operations

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Philadelphia Foundation

Board of directors
as of 6/17/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Anthony J. Conti

Retired Managing Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Lawrence Beaser

Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Kate Allison

Anthony Conti

William Bullitt