Volpe and Koenig, P.C. Kicks Off 2018 IPromise™ Grant Competition
PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 13, 2018) – Volpe and Koenig, P.C., an intellectual property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Ewing, NJ, today announced the kick off of its 12th 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 health and human services or arts and culture are invited to apply by visiting vklawipromise.com, reviewing official guidelines and submitting applications before August 10, 2018. Organizations must be at least two years old and headquartered in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Burlington, Camden or Mercer Counties to be eligible for an IPromise grant.
To date, IPromise has awarded more than $400,000 to grant recipients across six eligible categories that rotate each year. In addition to supporting organizations dedicated to health and human services and arts and culture, IPromise funding has also advanced work in the areas of community development; animal welfare; education; and veteran services. Previous IPromise grant recipients include the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, Welcoming the Stranger, After School Activities Partnerships, 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, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, St. Edmond’s Home for Children, Twilight Wish and Urban Tree Connection.
Said firm President Jay Halt, “Volpe and Koenig is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work. Giving back is a priority within the firm and IPromise allows us the privilege of supporting incredible organizations in our area. Every year we learn about non-profits across the Greater Philadelphia Area and Southern New Jersey and we are truly humbled to be able to support these organizations and their life-changing work.”