Grant APPLICATION OVERVIEW

The Philadelphia Black Giving Circle (PBGC) is proud to announce its inaugural grant-making cycle. PBGC will award grants of up to $5000 for general operating support to eligible Philadelphia non-profits.  Applications will be accepted starting on November 1, 2018 through December 13, 2018 with the announcement and awarding of grants in February 2019.  

The Philadelphia Black Giving Circle launched in February 2018 with a mission to build the capacity and financial sustainability of Philadelphia’s Black-led/Black serving non-profits while also promoting a culture of charitable giving and philanthropy within the Black community.  Recognizing that small nonprofits play a major role in serving Philadelphia’s most underserved individuals and communities, priority will be given to organizations that have an annual operating budget of less than $1 million. 

Potential grantees must meet the following criteria:

*Please note: Organization cannot be a fundraising affiliate; must be fiscally sponsored.

UPDATE: GRANT APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED.

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS APPLIED DURING OUR INAUGURAL GRANT-MAKING CYCLE. PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON THIS PAGE FOR ANY UPDATES.