Foundation / Corporation
The Philadelphia Foundation - Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial (HTWM)
Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations to promote the welfare of disadvantaged youth, children, and the elderly. Funding may be requested for specific programs or general operating support for qualifying organizations.
HTWM will consider applications for equipment, furnishings and limited renovations connected with specific programs. Proposals for capital expenditures or endowments are considered but are given a low priority.
GrantWatch ID#: 179595
Grants range from $1,000 to $7,000.
Grants are made on a one-year basis.
HTWM considers grant proposals from 501(c)3 organizations serving residents of the City of Philadelphia with budgets that are $3 million and under.
Organizations must have one year of financial data.
Ineligible organizations / proposals under HTWM criteria:
-Organizations outside of the City of Philadelphia*
-Organizations that have received three (3) consecutive years of funding
-Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, ethnic origin, sexual or religious preference, age, disability or gender
-Organizations with budgets over $3,000,000
-Proposals requesting assistance for religious or political purposes.
*Applications for national, state or regional organizations that have significant and defining programs in the City of Philadelphia may be considered.
There are three (3) application deadlines throughout the year: February 1, May 1 and September 1.
Applications for support of summer programs should be submitted for the February 1 deadline.
This eligibility quiz determines your general eligibility for grants available through The Philadelphia Foundation’s discretionary grantmaking and through the Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial.
The eligibility quiz is an essential first step.
Grant Forms and Process:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Take the eligibility quiz here:
Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial
c/o The Philadelphia Foundation
1835 Market Street, Suite 2410
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA: Pennsylvania: City of Philadelphia