Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial (HTWM) Grant

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Nonprofits
to Serve Disadvantaged Youth and the Elderly

GrantWatch ID#: 179595
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Philadelphia Foundation - Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial (HTWM)



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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for programs, projects, and/or services that benefit disadvantaged children and youth and/or the elderly. Information Sessions will take place on the last Tuesday of May, June, September, and October. Funding will be provided for program support or for general operating support of eligible organizations.

Grants from The Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial support programs in which a modest grant can play a significant part, and which have meaningful goals in relation to the total resources committed to them.

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.

$1,000 - $7,000

All grant periods last twelve months. Organizations must wait until the end of their year-long grant period to submit a new application.


- Operating budget under $3 million
- 501(c)3 status
- One year of financial data

Ineligible organizations:

- Organizations that have received three (3) consecutive years of funding
- Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, ethnic origin, gender or religious preference, age, disability, or gender
- Organizations with budgets over $3,000,000
- Proposals requesting assistance for religious or political purposes.

Grants Information Sessions:

At the Grants Information Sessions, staff members explain the types of grants, eligibility requirements, guidelines, and deadlines for grants available through The Philadelphia Foundation.

Information Sessions will be held at 3:00 PM on the last Tuesday of the month on January, February, March, April, May, June, September, and October (May 30, June 27, September 26, and October 31).

The Philadelphia Foundation, 1234 Market Street, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19107, is located in the SEPTA Building, next door to the Loew’s Hotel, where parking is available. Get interactive directions at

All attendees must pre-register and bring a valid picture ID to sign-in at the Security Desk, where they will be issued a visitor badge.

To get the most out of the session, please complete the Eligibility Wizard before attending (see Pre-Application Information below for the link to the eligibility quiz).

Grant Information Session Page:

Application Deadlines

Three Cycles: February 1, May 1, September 1

Henrietta Tower Wurts Grants Process:

Step 1 - Determine Eligibility:

Completing the eligibility quiz is an essential first step. Click here to complete the five-minute quiz:

Step 2 - Apply:

Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to download the application.

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


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General Contact Information:

1234 Market Street, Suite 1800
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-563-6417

Organizations outside of the City of Philadelphia are ineligible.

Please Note: Applications for national, state or regional organizations that have significant and defining programs in the City of Philadelphia may be considered.

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