Nonprofit organizations improve the quality of life in many ways that make the community a better place to live, work and do business.
The Satell Institute champions the important work of nonprofits by encouraging for-profits and nonprofit partnerships that influence the greater good.
We are proud to feature a representative sample of the highly qualified nonprofits with their mission and the Satell Institute Corporation or Foundation Affiliate that has made a four-year commitment to them.
Missions devoted to improving the lives of children
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (David & Marjorie Rosenberg Family Foundation)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia strives to be the world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children by integrating excellent patient care, innovative research and quality professional education into all of its programs.
Cradles to Crayons (PECO)
Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school, and at play. This nonprofit supplies these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.
Michael’s Way (Flyers Charities)
Michael’s Way’s mission is to improve the lives of children with pediatric cancer and to support their parents struggling under the financial strain of such a devastating diagnosis. By easing the family’s financial burden, Michael’s Way helps parents concentrate on the real battle — saving their child’s life.
Missions focused on humane issues
ACHIEVEability works to permanently break the generational cycle of poverty for low income, single parent, and homeless families through higher education, affordable housing, supportive services, community and economic development, and accountability.
Project HOME (Citizens Bank)
The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable everyone to attain their fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. This nonprofit strives to create a safe and respectful environment where people support each other in their struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and gain the confidence to move toward self-actualization.
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (Kahan Philanthropies)
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee works in 70 countries to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief for victims of natural and man-made disasters.
Delaware Sustainable Campus of the Food Bank of Delaware (DuPont)
The mission of the Delaware Sustainable Campus of the Food Bank of Delaware is to provide nutritious foods to Delawareans in need and facilitate long-term solutions to the problems of hunger and poverty through community education and advocacy.
Philabundance (Enterprise Holdings)
The mission of Philabundance is to Drive hunger from our communities today and end hunger forever. Philabundance is the largest food bank in the region serving 90,000 people each week. This nonprofit works with local grocers and farmers to rescue perfectly good food that would otherwise go to waste, then package and distribute it as needed.
Missions dedicated to quality of life – community & civic
World Affairs Council of Philadelphia (Stan & Arlene Ginsburg Family Foundation)
The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, private, nonprofit and nonpartisan, is dedicated to informing and engaging people of all ages on matters of national and international significance. The Council provides its members and the greater Philadelphia community with access to influential figures in the global arena as well as opportunities to visit fascinating destinations through its unique travel program. With the support of individual and corporate members, its global education program enhances the education of area students who are the citizens, workforce, and leaders of the future.
Museum of the American Revolution (Progressive Business Publications)
The Museum of the American Revolution explores the unique and inspiring full story of the American Revolution, using its expansive collection of Revolutionary-era weapons, personal items, documents, and works of art. Immersive galleries, dynamic theaters, and recreated historical environments bring to life the events, people, and especially the ideals of the nation’s founding fathers, educating and engaging people in the history and continuing relevance of the American Revolution.
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (David & Marjorie Rosenberg Family Foundation)
The mission of Special Olympics PA is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
Foreign Policy Research Institute (Stan & Arlene Ginsburg Family Foundation)
The Foreign Policy Research Institute is dedicated to bringing the insights of scholarship to bear on the foreign policy and national security challenges facing the United States. This renowned think tank seeks to educate the public, teach teachers, train students, and offer ideas to advance U.S. national interests based on a nonpartisan, geopolitical perspective that illuminates contemporary international affairs through the lens of history, geography, and culture.
The National Liberty Museum (Tozour Energy Systems)
Located in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the National Liberty Museum is dedicated to preserving America’s heritage of freedom by encouraging people to find their own place in the story of liberty. The museum uses the strength and fragility of glass as a vibrant metaphor for freedom and trains educators and students on modeling American values.
Middle East Forum (Stan & Arlene Ginsburg Family Foundation)
The Middle East Forum promotes American interests in the Middle East and protects Western values from Middle Eastern threats. This think tank advocates strong ties with Israel and other democracies as they emerge, works for human rights throughout the region, and promotes the peaceful settlement of regional and international disputes.
Missions committed to education initiatives for all ages
Neumann University (BAYADA Home Health Care)
Neumann University educates a diverse community of learners based upon the belief that knowledge is a gift to be shared in the service of others, and that learning is a lifelong process.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Don Caldwell)
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ mission is to promote the transformative power of art and art making. The Academy’s vision is to inspire the future of American art by creating, challenging, cultivating, and celebrating excellence in the fine arts.
Cook-Wissahickon K-8 School (Progressive Business Publications)
Cook-Wissahickon School works together with students, parents, and community to develop a positive learning environment in which students achieve academic and personal success. The Cook-Wissahickon School community benefits from more than 20 years of support from its corporate partner.
Junior Achievement (Bank of America)
Junior Achievement, the world’s largest volunteer work readiness training organization, teaches financial literacy, preparation for the workforce and entrepreneurial skills to students in grades K-12. Its motto is "To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy."
Steppingstone Scholars (PECO)
Steppingstone Scholars, working with families and school partners, provides rigorous educational programming and support for talented underserved students in the Philadelphia Region, to help these students achieve academic success, opportunity, and a college degree.
Penn State University, Brandywine (David & Marjorie Rosenberg Family Foundation)
This satellite campus of a "Big Ten" internationally renowned university, located in suburban Philadelphia, offers baccalaureate and associate degrees and certificate programs, as well as leadership courses, taught by award-winning faculty.
The Hillel at Drexel University (Stan & Arlene Ginsburg Family Foundation)
Through innovative student-centered programming and initiatives, this Hillel creates a welcoming community in which to gather and grow, strengthens students’ connections to their Jewish heritage, and empowers and inspires students to learn, lead and serve to bring about positive change in the world.
University of the Arts in Philadelphia (Brownstein Group)
The University of the Arts is committed to inspiring, educating and preparing innovative artists and creative leaders for the arts of the 21st century. UArts is devoted exclusively to education and training in the arts. Their process of learning engages, refines and articulates all creative capabilities. This institution was amongst the first to contribute to the formation of an American tradition in arts education.
The Shipley School (Mill Creek Capital Advisors)
The Shipley School, a Pre-Kindergarten through 12 coeducational day school, is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing a love of learning and a compassionate participation in the world in each student. Through a strong college preparatory curriculum in the humanities and sciences, the school encourages curiosity, creativity, and respect for intellectual effort. Shipley upholds and promotes moral integrity, a sense of personal achievement and worth, and concern for others.
The Franklin Institute (UGI Corporation)
In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology. Its renowned STEM Scholar program has become an international model for innovative and effective STEM education for high school students.
The Gésu School (Mark & Paula Solomon Philanthropies)
Inspired by the Jesuit and IHM traditions of social justice, faith, hope and love, The Gésu School strives, without selective admissions, to provide a quality, innovative education for its neighbor children to empower them to break the cycle of poverty and violence.
Main Line Chamber of Commerce Foundation, PA (Vertex, Inc.)
The Main Line Chamber is the region’s influential business advocate, which develops an informed business community, promoting economic growth. One key program is its Growing Talent educational initiative.
The Fox School of Business at Temple University (Concierge Insurance Solutions, Inc.)
The Fox School of Business’ motto is Transform Lives Through Knowledge Creation & Sharing. This school provides competency-driven education, offering the best professional development and career management opportunities for its students.