Support for the Performing Arts

Support for the Performing Arts

On May 2, 2018, we sent out invitations to a group of carefully selected schools and organizations, inviting them to apply for our first Mission-Focused Grant opportunity. The mission-focus for this grant is the performing arts. Despite a consistent and growing mountain of evidence about the benefits of arts education, school systems continue to cut arts budgets. In an effort to improve scores on traditional standardized tests, scarce funding is predominantly put into the academic areas that will be measured.…
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Marie Barth Grant Opportunity

Marie Barth Grant Opportunity

At Phillips Charitable Foundation we are in our inaugural year of awarding grants. Founded just two years ago, this is the year for exploration and for learning about the great work that’s being accomplished by nonprofit organizations in our service areas.  The first grant opportunities offered were Marie Barth Community Focused Grants. Marie Barth was the mother of Howard Phillips Jr. who recently passed away, leaving his entire estate to the Phillips Charitable Foundation. Marie was very influential in Howard’s life. Those who…
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