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The French Benevolent Society of Philadelphia


Last Updated: 2016-05-28

At A Glance

The French Benevolent Society of Philadelphia

250 Tanglewood Ln.

King of Prussia, PA United States 19406

Telephone: (610) 935-6995

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-10-31)

Assets: $1,293,380

Total giving: $18,668






Established in 1793 in PA

Purpose and Activities

Grant awards to aid persons of French extraction reduced to want by misfortune, age, or illness.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships for higher education, either in the U.S. or France, to financially needy French citizens or immigrants and their descendants, now living in the Philadelphia, PA, metropolitan area. Aid to persons of French extraction in need due to misfortune, age, or illness. Preference is given in the following order: persons of French birth, of French-born parents, and persons of French extraction. Limited to residents of the Philadelphia, PA, metropolitan area.

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-10-31

Assets: $1,293,380 (market value)

Gifts received: $15,595

Expenditures: $73,608

Total giving: $18,668

Qualifying distributions: $62,027