Volpe Koenig Kicks Off 2022 IPromise Grant Competition
$20,000 Grants Will Be Awarded to Two Local Non-Profits
Volpe Koenig, Philadelphia’s largest law firm dedicated solely to the practice of Intellectual Property, announced the kick off of its 15th annual IPromise Charitable Giving Fund (“IPromise”) grant competition.
Established in 2007, IPromise supports qualifying Greater Philadelphia or Trenton area non-profit organizations by awarding $20,000 grants to two each year. This year, organizations dedicated to Education and Research or Environment and Animals are invited to apply by reviewing official guidelines and submitting applications before August 5, 2022. Organizations must be at least two years old and headquartered in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Burlington, Camden Gloucester or Mercer counties to be eligible for an IPromise grant.
Said firm president John C. Donch Jr, “Each year, we are amazed to learn about the extraordinary work being done by non-profits throughout the Greater Philadelphia Metro area. IPromise is about making dreams a reality, and our firm is very excited to make a funding source available to organizations that might not otherwise be able to move forward with worthy programs for those they serve.”
To date, IPromise has awarded well over $500,000 to grant recipients across six eligible categories that rotate each year. In addition to supporting organizations dedicated to education and research, and environment and animals, IPromise funding has also advanced work in the areas of arts, culture and humanities; community development; veteran services and health, human services and youth development. Previous IPromise grant recipients include Musicopia, Garden of Health, Team Foster, Minds Matter of Philadelphia, After School Activities Partnerships, Angel Flight East, Bethesda Project, BuildaBridge, Canine Partners for Life, Dress for Success of Mercer County, ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth, Girls Inc., Greater Norristown Police Athletic League, Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line, Kisses for Kyle Foundation, Last Chance Ranch, Mercer Museum, Mighty Writers, New Leash on Life USA, Operation Homefront, The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, Real Life Community Development Corporation, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, St. Edmond’s Home for Children, Twilight Wish, Urban Tree Connection and Welcoming the Stranger.