The Bennett Family Foundation is a small family foundation with grants concentrated in Boston and Philadelphia

Our focus

We focus our grant making primarily on smaller, local organizations that address specific needs in the communities where the family members of the Foundation live and work: Boston and Philadelphia.

Greater Boston/MA

Our grantmaking in Greater Boston and Massachusetts focuses on organizations that help teens and young adults get re-connected to a supportive community and become independent adults. Typical grants range from $2,500 to $25,000.

Greater Philadelphia/PA

​Grants in the Greater Philadelphia area go to organizations that meet a broad range of needs. Typical grants range from $2,500 to $25,000, with occasional larger and multi-year commitments.

Please note we are not currently accepting unsolicited proposals for Philadelphia.

Grant Process

You can submit an unsolicited proposal for Boston by using the online form on this site. We will contact you if we need additional information.

Boston Grant Recipients

Examples of our grantmaking in Greater Boston include:

* Boston Arts Academy -- Health & Wellness Program
* Bridge Over Troubled Waters
* Fenway Health
* Home For Little Wanderers — Out at Home
* Justice Resource Institute — YouthHarbors
* RAW Art Works
* Roca
* Samaritans

You can see more examples of Boston grants on our expanded list here.

Philadelphia Grant Recipients

Examples of our grantmaking in Philadelphia include:

* Beyond Literacy
* Nationalities Service Center
* Health Care Access Phoenixville
* Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia
* SHARE Food Program