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Presenting Our 2024 Grantees

We’re excited to announce our 2024 grantees—four nonprofits with an unwavering commitment to this vision and their work to enrich the lives of Philadelphia’s youth!

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2022 Annual Impact Report: Keeping Philly Youth Brilliant & Resilient

With the recent release of this year’s 2021-2022 Impact Report, we’re reflecting on some of the highlights of our efforts this past year. 

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New Year, Same Commitment: An Update on Spruce’s Commitment to Becoming an Anti-Racist Organization

The Spruce Foundation is committed to incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) into every aspect of our organization. Over the summer, we shared our commitment to becoming an anti-racist organization and compiled a list of resources to learn more about anti-racism and a few local organizations who are doing incredible work in advancing equity.   We…

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FAQ: Application Process for Our Board of Directors

Interested in joining an organization centered around supporting and cultivating Philadelphia’s Youth? Apply today for a leadership opportunity with a group of people working to make this beautiful city shine a little brighter! Spruce Foundation is an all volunteer non-profit that cultivates next-gen leaders and philanthropists. The goal and mission of our organization is to…

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Spruce’s Commitment to Becoming an Anti-Racist Organization

Over the past few years, Spruce has started to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) approaches into the fabric of our organization. We are committed to doing the work to become an inclusive, anti-racist organization. In light of recent events, we compiled a list of resources to learn more about anti-racism and a few local…

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Will You Support Philadelphia Food Security?

UPDATE: The fundraiser is now closed. Thanks to your generous donations, we raised over $2,000 for Share Food Program. When the Spruce Foundation was founded in 2007, helping the city’s children thrive was at the core of our mission. Over the last 13 years, we’re proud to have supported a plethora of organizations, small and…

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Spruce Gala 2020 Postponed

In response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 outbreak, the Spruce Foundation 2020 Gala is postponed until further notice. Ticket sales have been suspended and refunds are available upon request. All ticket purchases can be applied as a Spruce donation or be reserved for the new Gala date. We appreciate your patience and ongoing support. We…

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The Spruce Foundation Receives the Please Touch Museum’s First-Ever Young Philanthropy Award

On November 2 representatives from the Spruce Foundation’s Board of Directors attended The Please Touch Museum’s Imagination Ball, where Spruce was presented with the museum’s first-ever Young Philanthropy Award. The award was created by the Please Touch Museum to recognize “local organizations and individuals for their exceptional commitment to empowering the next generation of philanthropists.”…

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The Spruce Foundation Develops a New Grant for Peacemaking

Spruce Foundation, a Philadelphia-based philanthropic organization, is excited to announce that they have increased their total grant offerings this year in celebration of their tenth year of supporting youth in the city of Philadelphia. Typically, Spruce Foundation awards four grants of $5,000 each in the areas of Arts, Education, LGBTQ, and Health & Wellness. This…

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