Grantmaking Process

The Philadelphia Black Giving Circle (PBGC) will support Black-led and Black-serving non-profit organization in the City of Philadelphia.  The grant application and more details about the grantmaking process will be available in Summer 2018.

To be eligible for a PBGC grant an organization must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a Black-led organization
  • Must predominantly serve a Black population in the City of Philadelphia
  • 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS or appropriate fiscal sponsorship

Grants will be awarded for general operating support


Grant Application Overview

In August 2018, PBGC will begin accepting proposals for funding from non-profit organizations that are Black-led and serve the Black community in Philadelphia. PBGC’s voting members will review all grant applications and select grantee awards announced by end of 2018.