Samuel S. Fels Fund

 

Recent Grants

Explore who we have supported below and visit our Grantee Spotlights for more details on the kinds of organizations we have funded.

Note: 2020 was the last year that Child Welfare grants were awarded. In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and 2020 uprisings, Fels Fund approved mutual aid and leadership development/wellness grants. 

Dollars Distributed

$2,905,000

Number of Grants

142

Arts & Culture (41)

$631,500

Child Welfare (3)

$105,000

Immigrants & Refugees (57)

$1,198,500

Social Justice (41)

$970,000

Dollars Distributed

$1,030,000

Number of Grants

38

Arts & Culture (19)

$320,000

Immigrants & Refugees (0)

$0

Social Justice (19)

$710,000

Recent Grantees

Filter by Funding Focus or Year Awarded

Year Awarded

Grantee

Purpose

Grant Amount

Funding Focus

2021

General Support

$5,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$15,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$15,000

Arts & Culture

2021

Cesar Viveros’ Activities at Iglesias Garden

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support (in honor of Helen Cunningham)

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2021

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2021

First Step Philly

$30,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$100,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$35,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$10,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$30,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$10,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$35,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

Trans Resilience Fund

$50,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$10,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$30,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$10,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

Thrive Village

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

Capacity Building

$150,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

General Support

$30,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2021

Black Community Leaders Fund

$50,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Mutual Aid

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Mutual Aid

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$15,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2020

Arts & Culture Sector Advocacy/

General Support

$15,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2020

Emergency Gap Relief Fund for Philly's Black Working Artists

$80,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$15,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$5,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2020

Northeast Immigrant Cooperative

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support (in honor of Helen Cunningham)

$20,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$25,000

Arts & Culture

2020

General Support

$10,000

Arts & Culture

2020

Window of Opportunity Relief Fund/Community Care Fund

$50,000

Arts & Culture

2020

Project PROTECT (Philadelphia Response & Outreach To End Child Trafficking)

$50,000

Child Welfare

2020

General Support

$40,000

Child Welfare

2020

Rent assistance for youth

$15,000

Child Welfare

2020

General Support

$40,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$20,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$30,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

AFRICOM and Bartram’s Garden Collaboration /

Capacity Building

$35,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Public Charge Advocacy and Emergency Medical Assistance

$60,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$15,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$75,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$20,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$10,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$30,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$30,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$75,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$10,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Community Fund/

General Support

$40,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$40,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$20,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Emergency Relief Fund, Fee Fund

$40,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$20,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$20,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Solidarity Bank

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$30,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$30,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$30,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

We're in this Together Fund

$40,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$50,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Immigrant Leadership Institute Fund

$10,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Mutual Aid

$15,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Latino Equitable Development Collective

$10,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Philadelphia Area Immigrant Collective Action Fund

$10,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

Community Fund

$10,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$20,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$10,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$25,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$15,000

Immigrants & Refugees

2020

General Support

$35,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Community Health Choices Advocacy

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Affordable Housing Advocacy

Equitable Development Policy Platform Advocacy

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$35,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Germantown Mutual Aid Fund

$15,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Giveaway

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Mutual Aid

$20,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Worker Relief Fund

$30,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Black Liberation Therapy Fund

Safety Net Mutual Aid Fund

$15,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$100,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Mutual Aid

$20,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Leadership Development/Wellness

$5,500

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$30,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

First Step Philly

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Women with Lived Experience Fund

$1,500

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Youth Bailout Campaign

$20,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Tenant Organizing Project

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Tenants and Homeowners Rights Programs

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

PHL COVID-19 Fund

$100,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Census Keystone Counts

$50,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$35,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$10,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$5,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$30,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

Trauma & Recovery from COVID-19: Generocity Reporting Series

$5,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$10,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$20,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$25,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$35,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

2020

General Support

$10,000

Social, Racial & Economic Justice

 
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