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Community Grants in Education, Spring 2016

Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
ACLAMO Family Centers IT Works Technology Training Program $10,000
Big Picture Philadelphia El Centro Programming and K-12 Community School Framework $7,500
Community Partnership School Pre-K through 5th Grade School for Underserved Students in North Philadelphia $9,000
Rock to the Future Music Education and Academic Support $8,000
Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. Academic Enrichment Service for 5th through 12th Grade Students and Their Families $10,000
Tech Impact IT Works Technology Training Program $10,000
Urban Affairs Coalition (fiscal sponsor) YOACAP: Project BUILD $11,000

Community Grants in Education, Fall 2015

Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Achieve Now General Operating: Bring all children to grade-level reading while communicating and integrating the best practices that achieve this result into daily school curriculum $7,000
Boys & Girls Club of Chester Project Support: Afterschool Academic and Technology Program $7,500
Children's Village General Operating: Providing early childhood education and school-age academic enrichment distinguished by excellence and family diversity $10,000
Community Learning Center General Operating: Community Education, Partnerships, and Student Services $12,000
Education Law Center Ensuring Equal Access to Education $6,500
Hope Beyond Borders, Inc. Program Support: Coatesville Kids to College $8,000
Hope Partnership for Education General Operating: Effecting positive change in the lives of families in North Philadelphia by providing quality education services $8,000
Jumpstart Project Support: Jumpstart Philadelphia $7,500
Mighty Writers Project Support: Mighty SAT Prep Workshops $11,000
Play On, Philly! General Operating: Fostering life skills among its participants by providing high-quality music education to children who would otherwise not receive it $6,500
Resources for Human Development Healthy NewsWorks $10,000
RSVP of Montgomery County Project Support: Educational Programs for Children and Youth $10,000
Spark Program, Inc. Project Support: Spark Philadelphia Youth Apprenticeships $9,000
SquashSmarts, Inc. General Operating: Combining the sport of squash with academic tutoring and mentoring of under-served, urban youth in order to develop self-esteem and discipline through academic, athletic, and personal achievement $5,000
Summer Search General Operating: A youth development program that works intensively with low-income young people beginning their sophomore year of high school through college graduation and beyond $10,000
West Philadelphia Alliance for Children Project Support: Open Books Open Minds $10,000


Community Grants in Education, Spring 2015


Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Chester County Futures General Operating $8,000
Community College of Philadelphia Foundation Single Stop $15,000
ipraxis General Operating $6,500
North Penn Valley Boys & Girls Club Project Learn $10,000
Philadelphia Education Fund Early Warning System (EWS) $8,000
Philadelphia Futures Sponsor-a-Scholar $5,000
Settlement Music School of Philadelphia Kaleidoscope Arts-Enriched Preschool $6,000
Wagner Free Institute of Science Children's Education and Neighborhood Outreach $7,000

Community Grants in Environment, Spring 2016

Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Institute for Local Self-Reliance Zero Waste School Programs in Chester, PA $10,000
National Audobon Society, Inc. (Audobon Pennsylvania) Preservation and stewardship of community-supported land trust $8,000
PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center Research, public education, engagement, and outreach to protect PA's environment $13,000
Student Conservation Association Philadelphia Conservation Crew Program $10,000
The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County Land conservation, stewardship, and educational programming $5,000
Willistown Conservation Trust Willistown Conservation Trust $8,000

Community Grants in Environment, Fall 2015

Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Brandywine Valley Association General Operating: To promote the restoration, conservation, and enjoyment of the natural resources of watersheds through education, scientific activities, environmental stewardship, and advocacy $5,000
Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Association General Operating: Protection, conservation, and restoration of Chester, Ridley and Crum Creek watersheds $5,000
Green Valleys Association of Southeastern PA, Inc. Project Support: After School Environmental Science and Nature Awareness Clubs $6,000
John Bartram Association General Operating: To protect and enhance the landmark Bartram's Garden and House; advance the Bartram legacy of discovery, gardening, and art; and inspire audiences of all ages to care for the natural world $13,000
Natural Lands Trust General Operating: Protecting land, stewarding natural resources, and connecting the public to nature $12,000
Neighborhood Gardens Trust General Operating: To acquire and preserve community gardens and other shared open spaces in order to enhance quality of life in Philadelphia's neighborhoods $15,000
Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Project Support: Garden Legal Justice Initiative $15,000
The Resource Exchange General Operating: Keeping reusable material out of landfills and the waste stream $7,000
Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Inc. General Operating: To improve the health and vitality of our watershed by engaging our communities in education, stewardship, restoration, and advocacy $13,000
Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association Project Support: Restoring the Suburban Wilderness - Land Management Plan for the WVWA Preserves $7,500


Community Grants in Environment, Spring 2015



Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Delaware Riverkeeper Network General Operating $15,000
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future From Stormwater to Oil Trains - Building the Environmental Voice $7,500
Clean Air Council SolarYouth Philadelphia $13,000
Holman UMC Movement to Stop Urban Oil Drilling $13,000
PSR Philadelphia General Operating $12,000


Community Grants in Health and Human Services, Spring 2016


Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
African Family Health Organization Commence-ments Sains (Healthy Beginnings) $11,500
CH Pennsylvania Under-21 Connections Clinic for Homeless Young People $7,500
Coatesville Center for Community Health Health and human services for residents of the Coatesville area $10,000
Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County Support services for single working parents in Chester County, PA $5,000
Juvenile Law Center Youth Engagement Projects $15,000
Maternity Care Coalition MCC's Home Visiting Programs $10,000
North Light Community Center Educational and recreational programs for children and their families $10,000
Philadelphia Children's Alliance Multidisciplinary team intervention model for child victims of sexual abuse $15,000
Public Citizens for Children and Youth Closing the Gaps in Health Care Services for Children $13,000
University Community Collaborative at Temple University Youth Leadership Development Continuum $7,500

Community Grants in Health and Human Services, Spring 2015


Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Drueding Center General Operating $10,000
Kennett After-School Association After-the-Bell $10,000
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA General Operating $10,000
La Comunidad Hispana General Operating $10,000
Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County d/b/a Mission Kids General Operating $8,000
Mom's House Inc. of Greater Philadelphia General Operating $7,500
Playworks Education Energized General Operating $12,000
Resources for Human Development (fiscal sponsor) Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center $12,000

Community Grants in Health and Human Services, Fall 2015

Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Beat the Street Philadelphia General Operating: Effective afterschool wrestling programs to inspire confident, resilient youth who learn to grapple with difficult situations $10,000
Bridge of Hope General Operating: Serving mothers who are experiencing homelessness $9,000
CASA of Philadelphia County General Operating: To train and support community volunteers to advocate for the safety, stability, health, and well-being of abused and neglected children $13,000
CASA Youth Advocates, Inc. (Delaware County) General Operating; Advocacy for abused and neglected children in Delaware County $8,000
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County General Operating: Providing high-quality domestic violence intervention and prevention services to residents of Delaware County $7,500
Gearing Up General Operating: Improving physical health and social connectedness for women in transition $5,000
HIAS and Council d/b/a HIAS Pennsylvania Project Support: Immigrant Youth Advocacy Project $11,000
Home of the Sparrow Project Support: Housing First Program $9,000
Homeless Advocacy Project Project Support: Children and Families Project $10,000
KidsSmiles Project Support: Children's dental health expansion to Delaware County $9,000
Montgomery Child Advocacy Project General Operating: To provide free legal representation and social service coordination to abused and neglected children in Montgomery County $8,000
Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory Project Support: Boat Build and Sail $10,000
SeniorLAW Center Project Support: Families in Crisis: Keeping grandparents and grandchildren together $8,000
Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse General Operating: Providing a safe and free place to play for Philadelphia's children $9,000
Starfinder Foundation General Operating: Leadership and sports programs for underserved youth $9,000
The Clinic General Operating: To provide quality healthcase services to the uninsured and underinsured, in an atmosphere that fosters dignity and respect $8,000
The Garage Community and Youth Center Project Support: Programs for the community, youth, and young mothers $9,000
Therapy Center of Philadelphia Project Support: New Beginnings - Overcoming Trauma through EMDR $5,000
Women's Resource Center Project Support: Girls Leadership Program $5,000

Community Grants in Hunger & Nutrition/Food System, Spring 2016

Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Community Legal Services Hunger Advocacy Project $10,000
Foundation at Great Valley Great Valley School District Food Service Department $5,625
Greener Partners Improving Access to Fresh Food $9,000
SHARE Food Program, Inc. Food Distribution, Education, and Advocacy $15,000
Triskeles, Inc. Food For Thought $7,500

Community Grants in Hunger & Nutrition/Food System, Fall 2015

Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
A Little Taste of Everything General Operating: Mill Creek Farm $7,000
Awbury Arboretum Project Support: Teen Leadership Corps $7,500
Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation (fiscal sponsor) General Operating: Urbanstead $8,000
Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation Project Support: Culinary Literacy Center $12,000
Friends of Farmworkers General Operating: Voices from the Fields - Bringing Workers' Voices to the Food Justice Table $12,000
Manna on Main Street General Operating: Providing soup kitchen, food pantry, emergency financial aid and education program in the community while strategically addressing food insecurity region-wide $5,000
Maternal and Child Health Consortium Program Support: Family Benefits Program $12,000
Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance General Operating: Food as medicine for individuals with a life-threatening illness $12,000
Mt. Airy Community Services Corporation (fiscal sponsor) General Operating: Weavers Way Community Programs $7,000
Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) General Operating: Farmer-to-farmer network and convener $6,000
Philadelphia Orchard Project General Operating: Community orchards in low-income communities $7,000
Philadelphia Public School Notebook Program Support: Youth, Schools, and Food - Promising Stories from Philadelphia $7,000
SHARE Food Program, Inc. General Operating: Sunday Suppers $8,500
Supportive Older Women's Network (SOWN) Project Support: Philly Families Eat Smart $10,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania General Operating: Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative $10,000
Urban Creators General Operating $7,000

Community Grants in Hunger & Nutrition/Food System, Spring 2015

Organization Project Title / Description Grant Award
Federation of Neighborhood Centers Teens 4 Good $13,000
Food Connects, Inc. General Operating $10,000
Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger General Operating $10,000
Greensgrow Philadelphia Project, Inc. General Operating $6,500
Norris Square Neighborhood Project General Operating $7,500
St. Christopher's Foundation for Children Farm to Families $10,000
Urban Tree Connection General Operating $12,000
Youth United for Change Youth-Led Organizing for Fresh, Healthy School Food $13,000