Philadelphia, Pennsylvania grantees

Lincoln Financial Foundation supports organizations that have an enduring impact on their communities. Grants are awarded by Philadelphia office employees who determine the needs of their region.

Education

Our 2017 Philadelphia education grantees are creating pathways to high school graduation and post-graduation success.

  • Achieve Now – Strategic Literacy Initiative
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia – Call to Action Literacy Initiative
  • Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia – Academic Success Program
  • Children’s Village – School Age Program in Chinatown
  • City Year Greater Philadelphia – Whole School Whole Child Initiative in the William Cramp Elementary School
  • Common Place – Common Place Scholars
  • Franklin Institute – Education and Mentoring Programs
  • Free Library of Philadelphia – Read by 4th Campaign
  • Need in Deed – Service Learning Programs
  • Philadelphia Academies – Career Readiness and Career Pathways Programs
  • Philadelphia Education Fund – College Access
  • Philadelphia Futures – College Retention and Success Programs
  • Philadelphia Youth Network – Project U-Turn
  • Police Athletic League of Philadelphia – Adopt-a-Center
  • Special Olympics Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Unified School Strategies
  • Steppingstone Foundation – Academic, Scholar Enrichment and Summer Support Programs 
  • Summer Search – Comprehensive Mentoring, College Access and Success Program 
  • Teach For America – Corps Members in Philadelphia Classrooms 
  • Zoological Society of Philadelphia – Zoo CREW

  

2017 Arts grantees

Our 2017 Philadelphia arts grantees are building greater lives in the community with these programs.

  • Arden Theatre Company – Arden for All

  • Art Reach – Access to Arts

  • Astral Artistic Services – Community Classics 

  • Barnes Foundation – Education Program

  • Clay Studio – Claymobile 

  • Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance – Build Capacity in Philadelphia’s Cultural Sector

  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts – Educational Programming  

  • Lantern Theatre Company – Illumination Residency 

  • Musicopia – Adopt-A-School and After-School Ensembles

  • Philadelphia Dance Company – Instruction and Training Program

  • Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates – Arts Education for Youth Program

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art – Education Program

  • Philadelphia Orchestra – School Concert Program 

  • Philadelphia Young Playwrights – Playwriting Education Program 

  • Play On, Philly – POP Academy

  • Rock School for Dance Education – Rock Reach Outreach Program 

  • Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial – Community Partnerships in the Arts 

  • Scribe Video Center – Youth Media Education Program 

  • Taller Puertorriqueno – Art Education Programs 

  • Walnut Street Theatre Corp. – Adopt-a-School Program 

2016 Education grantees

Our 2016 Philadelphia education grantees are creating pathways to high school graduation and post-graduation success.

  • Achieve Now – Strategic Literacy Initiative
  • After-School Activities Partnerships – City-Wide Afterschool Programs
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia – Call to Action Literacy Initiative
  • Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia –Academic Success Program
  • Children’s Village – School Age Program in Chinatown
  • City Year Greater Philadelphia –Whole School Whole Child Initiative in the G.W. Childs School
  • Common Place – Common Place Scholars
  • Franklin Institute – Education Programs
  • Free Library of Philadelphia – Read By 4th Campaign
  • Mighty Writers – Afterschool Literacy Programs and Writing Workshops
  • Nature Conservancy – Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future (LEAF) Program
  • Need in Deed – Service Learning Programs
  • Philadelphia Academies – All Academy High School Model expansion
  • Philadelphia Education Fund –  College Access
  • Philadelphia Futures – College Retention and Success Programs
  • Philadelphia READS – Mentoring, Book Drives and Summer Reading Programs
  • Philadelphia Youth Network –WorkReady Summer Internship Program
  • Please Touch Museum –ACES  Program 
  • Police Athletic League of Philadelphia –Adopt-a-Center
  • Special Olympics Pennsylvania –  Philadelphia Unified School Strategies
  • Steppingstone Foundation – Academic, Scholar Engrichment and Summer Support Programs  
  • Summer Search – Comprehensive Mentoring, College Access and Success Program  
  • Teach For America –Corps Members in Philadelphia Classrooms  
  • Wagner Free Institute of Science – GeoKids
  • Zoological Society of Philadelphia –  Zoo CREW
2016 Economic and workforce grantees

Our 2016 Philadelphia economic and workforce development grantees are providing adult education, workforce development and programs aimed at improving the local economy.

  • Achievability – Graduate Equivalency and College Degree Completion  
  • The American College – Veteran Outreach and Mentorship 
  • Community Learning Center –Career Pathways for Vulnerable Adults 
  • Congreso – Adult Education and Workplace Success Center
  • Enterprise Center – Food and Culinary Businesses in West Philadelphia  
  • Inglis Foundation – Community Employment Services  
  • Pathways, PA –Veteran Workforce Development Program 
  • Philadelphia VIP – Small Business and Nonprofit Legal Assistance Program
  • Tech Impact – IT Works Program 
  • Travis Manion Foundation – Veteran Transition Workshops
  • University City District – West Philadelphia Skills Initiative
  • Urban League – Career Center
     

  

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