To provide grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations whose programs benefit Philadelphia area residents to help relieve poverty.
Grants are awarded to qualified 501(c)(3)organizations that benefit Philadelphia area residents to help relieve poverty.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
The Elmer Roe Deaver Foundation awards grants to organizations whose programs help relieve poverty to Philadelphia area residents.
- To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Applications must be submitted through our online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
Average grant size: $10,000 - $20,000
Average total giving per year: $80,000
Application period and deadlines
Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by June 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in July.
Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission.
Required agreements and reports
Except as otherwise specified when a grant is awarded, a progress report must be submitted within 6 months after receiving funds.
About the Foundation
The Elmer Roe Deaver Foundation was established by Elmer Roe Deaver in 1947. Mr. Deaver served for many years as President of the Quaker City Life Insurance Company in Pennsylvania. He died on July 7, 1953.