Local Funding Agencies
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Annie E. Casey Foundation
Supports demonstrations, evaluations, and advocacy aimed at helping large public systems, as well as nonprofit networks, to become more effective in their efforts on behalf of struggling families and at-risk kids.
Association of Small Foundations (ASF)
ASF was formed to assist small foundations. ASF's mission is to provide information and assistance related to quality philanthropy to those offices having five or fewer persons and a portfolio that includes all aspects of foundation work. This site includes an extensive listing of small foundations in each state.
Give highest priority to low-budget, constituent-controlled organizations in which local residents define their own agendas for change and seek their own solutions to community problems. Promote cultural pluralism and address the causes of social and economic inequities. Awards are granted in three strategic areas: empowering people and groups within the community; building community assets; managing current issues or preparing for future trends.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Major program areas include: Culture, Education, Environment, Health and Human Services, Public Policy, Religion, and the Venture Fund which supports independent interdisciplinary projects to issues of significant interest or concern.
The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania
UWSEPA raises approximately $50 million annually which is distributed to over 3,000 health and human service organizations in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Current programs include: Youth, Child Care, Labor, Hispanic Leaders, Welfare Reform, Afterschool Programs.
The William Penn Foundation
The William Penn Foundation strives to improve the quality of life in the greater Philadelphia area, particularly for its economically disadvantaged residents. The Foundation serves nonprofit organizations that help people improve their lives within a more just and caring society. Its primary interests areas include: Children, Youth and Families, Natural and Physical Environment, Arts & Culture, and grants that have an Interdisciplinary approach.
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