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The Seybert Foundation supports organizations working to improve the quality of life for disadvantaged children and youth in the City of Philadelphia.  Our grants are made in the form of General Operating Support to those organizations whose missions align with that of the Foundation.

Established under the Will of Henry Seybert, and chartered in 1914 as the Adam and Maria Sarah Seybert Institution for Poor Boys and Girls of Philadelphia, the Seybert Foundation directs its giving primarily to community-based organizations in the City of Philadelphia providing direct services to disadvantaged children and youth, with annual operating budgets of less than $1.5 million.

WE WILL BE ACCEPTING  NEW APPLICATIONS FOR OUR CORE GRANTS IN SPRING, 2020.

PLEASE CHECK BACK IN JANUARY, 2020 FOR UPDATES AND SPECIFIC DEADLINES.

CORE GRANTS PROGRAM

  1. REQUESTS- All requests must be for General Operating Support, so please do not request funds for a specific program or project.
  2. AMOUNTS- Core Grants will be in the amount of $20,000 over a 2-year period ($10,000/year), and applications will be accepted again in Spring, 2020. For details about this change, please click here.
  3. QUESTIONS- If you have any questions about your organization’s eligibility after reading the Eligibility section of the website, please take a moment before completing an application and email our Manager for advice on applying, to ensure that you meet the requirements for consideration. You may also want to review Frequently Asked Questions and Funding Priorities before applying. Note: applications will not be accepted before 2020.

APPLICATION- You can view our 2018 Core Grants Application, to get an idea of the questions we typically ask for Core Grants. This may change when we accept new applications in Spring, 2020, so please check the website for updates to the application form and process in January, 2020.  

GRANT REPORTS- Click to view and download our new Core Grants interim-grant report form.  This report must be completed by all 2018-2020 Core Grants Program grantees .  The deadline to submit the report is May 31, 2019 by 5:00 PM.  (Note: Download the PDF and then open the saved PDF from your desktop in Adobe – not from the browser – to ensure the information you enter is saved.)