A Watershed Moment for the Delaware River Basin The Foundation plans to impact the Delaware basin by addressing watershed-wide issues; protecting and restoring places of ecological significance; and building the constituency for the watershed by engaging people.
Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Receives $5 Million to Increase Access to the Waterfront The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) has
received $5 million from the William Penn Foundation to further implement its Master
Plan for the Central Delaware, which advances “public access” as the
organizing principle guiding redevelopment of the waterfront.
Philadelphia Zoo Receives $6M Grant from the William Penn Foundation to Blaze a New Trail
The Philadelphia Zoo is pleased to announce a $6 million grant from the William Penn Foundation, whose philanthropy is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia region by investing in great public spaces to serve the cultural and recreational needs of the City’s expanding urban core.
William Penn Foundation Initiates Search for New Leadership
A search for the new top-ranking executive at the William Penn Foundation is now underway after the Board of Directors approved a final description for the position that it believes will best enhance the Foundation’s capabilities and promote the mission of the organization going forward.
Awbury Arboretum hopes $300K grant leads to sustainable future in Northwest Philly
As William Penn Foundation works with nonprofits to improve some of Philadelphia's greatest community treasures, Awbury Arboretum has become an exciting new partner. A $300,000 WPF grant, approved in July, will help Awbury develop new revenue streams and form strategic partnerships to expand its reach in the community that surrounds it.