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Philadelphia - Corinne and Henry Bower Memorial Foundation

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Nonprofits
for Community Benefit Activities

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Foundation / Corporation

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Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for community benefit activities. Applicants must take an eligibility quiz and contact Foundation staff before applying for a grant. In general, funding is intended for projects and programs that follow the subsequent guidelines:

- Reflect the core social mission of the applicant's organization
- Address a need in the community and for which there is a demonstrated demand
- Have broad impact or benefit underserved populations
- Have measurable outcomes and a plan for documenting results
- Have detailed project budgets and demonstrate effective financial accountability
- Involve collaboration with other organizations
- Support year-round programming
- Complement rather than duplicate the work of other non-profit organizations

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181773

Estimated Size of Grant:

Size of grants depends on the fit with donors' intent, availability of funds, breadth of organizations represented in the grant proposal mix, and the project's social impact.

Term of Contract:

Grants are generally not given for multi-year commitments.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Grants are awarded to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that support the City of Philadelphia.
- Organizations should have strong leadership, diversified income streams, and long-term sustainability that have demonstrated efficiencies in delivering their services.
- Organizations should be direct providers of services, with projects and programs that meet the donors' intent.
- The applicant should demonstrate a capacity to meet the stated objectives of the request, and those objectives should be clearly articulated and measurable.

Generally, grants are not provided for the following:

- General operating costs
- Event, conference or seminar sponsorships or entry fees
- Pilot or new programming
- Multi-year commitments
- For-profit organizations
- Individuals or private foundations
- Fraternal, political, advocacy or labor organizations
- Organizations that discriminate based on race, color, creed, gender, or national origin

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due Septemer 1, 2017. Applicants must contact Foundation staff and receive an invitation to apply.

Contact Information:

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

First, take the eligibility quiz online:

Prior to submitting an application, please contact:

Letieri Schnor
(410) 347-8181

If you are invited to apply, register and apply online:

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia