Welcome these members who have recently joined our network:
• Alston-Beech Foundation
The Alston Beech Foundation (ABF) provides small program grants to nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to strengthen the North Philadelphia community by providing viable programs or services. The Foundation operates exclusively for the charitable purpose of promoting social welfare by combating community deterioration in the North Central Philadelphia area.
• AMETEK Foundation, Inc.
The AMETEK Foundation has awarded grants to qualified organizations for programs that focus on education, health and welfare, civic and social service, and arts and culture since 1960. The foundation grants are awarded to qualified organizations for programs or projects that enhance the quality of life in communities in which AMETEK, Inc., or one of its subsidiaries, has a presence and where AMETEK colleagues are involved in the organization either through significant volunteerism and/or financial giving.
• Community Foundation of South Jersey
The Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) serves the southern eight counties of the state: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem. CFSJ's grantmaking focuses on increasing the stability and social equity of families in the region, with grant investment priorities in Sustainable Food Systems and Nonprofit Resilience-building.
• Delaware Valley Legacy Fund
The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund is a donor-advised endowment fund at The Philadelphia Foundation whose mission is to increase philanthropy and grantmaking to support the community needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) and straight-allied communities.
• Friends Foundation for the Aging
Friends Foundation for the Aging is a relatively new foundation whose mission is to promote innovative, value-based options for seniors, grounded in the faith, practices and values of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). The foundation seeks to fund high quality programs and services that enhance the lives of seniors, that foster independence, and that respect the dignity of all.
• The Grace S. and W. Linton Nelson Foundation
A private independent foundation since 1984, The Nelson
Foundation seeks to expand opportunities for children and youth so that they
may become responsible, productive and engaged members of their
communities. The Foundation accomplishes
this by supporting organizations that improve the academic, character and
leadership development of children and youth in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery
and Philadelphia counties.
• M&T Bank / Wilmington Trust
Through a combination of financial grants, employee volunteerism and in-kind services, M&T Bank/Wilmington Trust supports a diverse range of civic, cultural, health and human service organizations.
• Philadelphia LISC
LISC is a local program of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation,
(LISC), a national non-profit development organization dedicated to
transforming distressed neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable
communities of choice and opportunity. Philadelphia LISC provides grants
for Capacity Building, Strategic Planning and Projects to help
community organizations develop affordable housing, commercial and
retail space and support community development activities.
• Pincus Family Foundation
Founded by Philanthropist David N. Pincus (1926-2011), The Pincus Family Foundation provides grants to 501 (c) (3) organizations that are committed to humanitarian services, neglected children and animals, educational and medical programs in the United States and abroad.
• Salem Health & Wellness Foundation
Established in 2002 from the sale of The Memorial
Hospital of Salem County in Salem, New Jersey, the Salem Health & Wellness
Foundation (SHWF) was formed for the purpose of improving the health of poor
and medically underserved residents of Salem County. SHWF’s service area
includes all 15 municipalities across Salem County—a region that includes
urban, rural, and suburban communities.
Cares Program, established in 2001, is a grassroots, employee driven
charitable program that focuses on providing grants to local nonprofits in the
areas of animal rights and welfare, community services, economically
disadvantaged children, environmental protection, and health services.
Its mission is to support the global communities in which SEI operates
by:encouraging and supporting the SEI community’s participation in
philanthropic activities; identifying charitable causes and non-profit
organizations about which the SEI community is passionate; developing and
sponsoring philanthropic programs which engage the expertise, creativity and
financial resources of the SEI Community to focus on these causes and
New in 2012:
• Berks County Community Foundation
• Curaterra Foundation
• First Niagara Bank
• Haverford Trust Company
• Kendal Charitable Funds
• Lindy Family Trust
• Philadelphia School Partnership
• Seed the Dream Foundation