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Resources for Members

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Members of Philanthropy Network have exclusive access to a variety of tools and services designed to build your knowledge and make your philanthropy more effective. Our goal is to help you broaden your connections—both to information and to colleagues. Here are some of the resources available to members:

Member Directory

We maintain a comprehensive member directory where you can find contact information and profiles of organizations and colleagues who are affiliated with Philanthropy Network.
 

Peer Learning

Philanthropy Network convenes a number of communities of practice (formerly funder affinity groups) as a means for members to come together around areas of common interest. Groups have formed to consider specific issues or geographic areas, as well as to share best practices with their peers.
 

Research

Report cover: “How Employers Give: A Look at Philanthropy and Volunteerism in Philadelphia”In addition to providing access to PA Foundation Stats, Philanthropy Network periodically conducts research to assess giving trends in the Greater Philadelphia region. In partnership with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, we recently released “How Employers Give: A Look at Philanthropy and Volunteerism in Philadelphia.”  Based on a survey distributed in early 2019 to 100 companies , the report provides a snapshot of how the business community of Philadelphia engages in philanthropy and the scale and scope of those philanthropic activities. 


 

Foundation Maps Greater Philadelphia

Access to accurate, up-to-date grantmaking data is critical to understanding the funding landscape and ensuring that your giving is as effective as it can be. Through your membership in Philanthropy Network, you have access to Foundation Maps Greater Philadelphia, a highly interactive, searchable grant-mapping platform from the Foundation Center.

The map includes all types of funders and incorporates data provided directly by Philanthropy Network members, including private foundations, corporations, and public charities. Foundation Maps Greater Philadelphia has the potential to provide a far more comprehensive view of funding in the region than we’ve ever had before.

Want to see your grantmaking reflected in Foundation Maps Greater PhiladelphiaGet on the Map! The campaign to “Get on the Map” is a partnership between Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, the Foundation Center, and United Philanthropy Forum, and has as its mission to improve the quality, timeliness, and availability of rich grant data—for and about funders in our region.

CLICK HERE to find out more about how your organization can Get on the Map and give smarter!
 

Forum Network Knowledgebase

Philanthropy Network is an active member of United Philanthropy Forum, giving our members access to many benefits, including its Knowledgebase, a shared archive of hundreds of resources for grantmakers collected by the Forum and its 60+ members.

The Knowledgebase includes fully indexed and easily searchable resources such as documents, links, reports, sample materials, job postings, and more. Drawing from the best of the Forum’s network,  this collective archive harnesses the knowledge of the top philanthropic leaders and practitioners.
 

Benchmarking Surveys

Our members often ask questions that are best addressed by their peers. To help you get the answers you're looking for, we’ll survey the membership on your behalf. These benchmarking surveys are an easy and effective way to share ideas and best practices.

For more information or to submit a request, please contact Cathy Fong.
 

Share Your News

Whether you’d like to share information about special initiatives, requests for proposals, award nominations, job openings or an event that you’re hosting, your membership in Philanthropy Network provides you with a channel to spread the word about your organization’s work. Announcements are posted to our website’s Job & Opportunity Boards, shared via social media and highlighted each month in our newsletter.

Send relevant news items to Amy Seasholtz.