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Forman Family Fund Grants

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits in Eligible
Areas for Programs that Benefit Local Youth

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Philadelphia Foundation - Nessa Forman, David Forman, Eleanor and Solomon Forman Family Fund

Deadline Date:

09/25/20 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $40,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for arts education programs that benefit local youth. Applicants must submit a Letter of Interest prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support organizations that serve young people and offer in-school or out-of-school-time programs that offer courses in Photography, Written Arts, or Architectural Drawing and Architecture. Eligible applicants are located in the five-county Greater Philadelphia area.

Program requirements: 

  • Be open to all young people ages 11 to 18
  • Curriculum-based program at least one semester in length (preference for year-long programs)
  • Program must have been operating for at least two years with a proven track record.

Allowable Expenses:

  • Participants’ transportation
  • Meals
  • Field trips
  • Program staff time
  • Materials and supplies
  • Other direct program expenses
  • Indirect expenses up to 15% of the total grant amount

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159702

Number of Grants:

Up to 10 grants

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum grant amount will be $40,000.

Approximately 50% of grants will go to in-school and 50% to out-of-school programs.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Requirements for Grant Applicants:
- The organization is located in and/or serves constituents within the five-county Greater Philadelphia region.
- The organization has been certified as tax-exempt under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or is collaborating with an experienced fiscal sponsor with a 501(c) (3) IRS exemption
- Not a private foundation.
- If the organization is a religious institution, it may apply only for non-sectarian activities.
- Must have adopted nondiscrimination policy including race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Pre-Application Information:

The Letter of Interest is due by Friday, September 25, 2020, at 5:00 PM EDT.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online LOI:

Phil Fitzgerald, Executive Director of Grantmaking

The Philadelphia Foundation
Forman Family Fund
1835 Market Street, Suite 2410
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2968
Phone: 215-563-6417

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Greater Philadelphia

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