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Charles E. Ellis Grant and Scholarship Fund


Last Updated: 2016-02-11

At A Glance

Charles E. Ellis Grant and Scholarship Fund

1600 Market St., Tax Dept., 4th Fl.

Philadelphia, PA United States 19103-7240

Telephone: 2155855597

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $43,810,940

Total giving: $1,492,520





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Philadelphia Futures, 230 S. Broad St., 7th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19102-4121


Established in 1981 in PA

Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the fund is to provide grants and scholarships for the benefit of functionally orphaned girls or for girls from single-parent families, who are living in the 5 county area of southeastern Pennsylvania, with preference given to girls who are residing in Philadelphia County.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to functionally orphaned female students who reside in Philadelphia County, PA, for high school-level education. Scholarships not available for college-level education.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Education services
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Out-of-school learning
  • Secondary education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Female children and youth
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $43,810,940 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,060,105

Total giving: $1,492,520

Qualifying distributions: $1,820,370