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Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia is the region’s membership association for organizations and individuals active in philanthropy. Our 150+ members represent a broad spectrum of funder types, interests and approaches that reflect the increasing diversity of philanthropy. Our purpose is to educate and inspire members to do their best giving.

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2017 Fall Conference

** new venue! **
The Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Stay tuned for further event details! Registration opens in September.


Sidney HargroSidney R. Hargro named new executive director

The Board of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia announced its selection of Sidney R. Hargro as the organization's next executive director, effective July 24, 2017. Since 2009, Hargro has led the Community Foundation of South Jersey where he  increased assets from $400,000 to $20+ million and positioned the foundation as a regional hub for philanthropic partnership and collaboration.. According to Network president Paul DiLorenzo, “Sidney’s rich combination of skills will enable to him to be a credible, competent and compassionate voice for philanthropy in Greater Philadelphia.” Read more.


New research estimates impact of the ACHA on PA

The Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative (PHFC) has released a new analysis on the potential impact to Pennsylvania of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) repeal and replace legislation. Based on the legislation as currently proposed in the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the research reveals a negative economic impact on the Commonwealth, particularly to the 700,000 Pennsylvanians currently enrolled in the Medicaid Expansion. Read the press release and report, Fiscal Impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Pennsylvania’s Hospitals.


Lenfest Institute offering $1M in grants

The Lenfest Institute for Journalism announced it is opening applications for up to $1 million in grants to fund innovation in local news and information products, along with an entrepreneur in residence program for individuals. The institute is accepting applications for two types of grants: “Experimentation” grants to seed new projects, for up to $35,000, and “Amplification” grants to help existing projects expand, for up to $100,000. The Institute, founded in 2016 by philanthropist and entrepreneur H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, is the first-of-its-kind organization whose sole mission is to develop and support sustainable business models for great local journalism. Learn more. The deadline to apply is June 30.



2016 Fall Conference

On November 17, more than 400 regional philanthropic, nonprofit and civic leaders joined us for our 2016 fall conference, Toward a More Perfect Union: Strengthening the Sector Together. The inspiring and thought-provoking day featured keynote remarks from Vu Le, author of the blog, Nonprofit with Balls. Visit our 2016 Conference Highlights page for photos, videos and resources from the event.


Trauma-Informed Philanthropy:
A Funder's Resource Guide for Supporting
Trauma-Informed Practice in the Delaware Valley

Released in October 2016, this new guide was developed as a partnership of Philanthropy Network, Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey with the goal of raising awareness among funders about ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), trauma, and resilience and help them understand how they can apply trauma-informed practice to their work.



At our 2016 Annual Members' Meeting on April 6, we released a brand new report on Sparking Solutions, our initiative to actively promote and foster collaborative philanthropy that improves conditions, creates opportunities and changes lives in Greater Philadelphia. Launched in 2013, Sparking Solutions embodies a simple yet powerful idea: funders have to work collaboratively, with each other and across sectors, if we are to move the needle on critical challenges in the region. Read more.


Foundation Maps: Greater Philadelphia

uilt on the Foundation Center’s powerful data visualization platform, Foundation Maps: Greater Philadelphia is a dynamic new tool shows the most detailed, up-to-date grants data available for our region Find out moreabout the Get on the Map campaign.
Philanthropy Network members can login to our website to access the map here.





Latest News

• 2017 National Philanthropy Day Call for Nominations (deadline extended to 6/7/17)

• Compass Pro Bono Consulting (deadline 6/12/17)


Knight Foundation Call for Proposals for the Arts (deadline 6/16/17)


• Valentine Foundation LOI (deadline 6/30/17)



Program Officer, Vanguard Community Stewardship-The Vanguard Group

Associate Program Officer- Vanguard Community Stewardship

Associate Director, Leadership Gifts- Princeton University


Administrative Associate- John Templeton Foundation


Office Manager- Leeway Foundation


Grants Manager/Administrator-Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors


Director of Marketing and Development -Philadelphia Bar Foundation


Community Relations Senior Consultant, VP - Wells Fargo


Program Assistant - Pincus Family Foundation