Philadelphia Foundation

Location: 1234 Market St Ste 1800, Philadelphia, 19107 PA

EIN: 23-1581832

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1Bureaucratic1Culturally incompetent1Difficult to work with1Doesn't "get" nonprofits and issues1Inadvertently exerts negative influence in the field1Builds relationships1Friendly1Likes site visits1Positive leader in the field1Responsive

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Philadelphia Foundation

May 10, 2019

Reviewer 7538 - Professional in the field

I never advise organizations to apply to the Foundation. The application process is long and tedious and not worth the effort. That is unless you have a connection to a board member or the President.

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Inadvertently exerts negative influence in the field, Doesn't "get" nonprofits and issues, Difficult to work with, Culturally incompetent, Bureaucratic

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Oct 31, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2015

This foundation is very open to dialogue. It's a good idea to meet with them before you submit a proposal, and once they bring you on as a grantee, they can be a real resource to you. They truly understand positive youth development, and want to see a real commitment to supporting youth leaders within their Fund for Children grantees.

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Positive leader in the field, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, Responsive

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