Since 2007, TMF has provided support to over a thousand small businesses throughout Philadelphia. For details about our recent work, please refer to our Funding Reports detailing our grantmaking from March 2020 thru December 2022. Our 2023 Funding Report will be published in early 2024, along with a new website!


The Featured Stories

Cantina La Martina

Cantina la Martina, located in the heart of Kensington, received a TMF grant in 2022. A year later, Chef Dionicio Jiménez was named a finalist for a 2023 James Beard Award.

Vientiane Bistro

Founded as the Blue Tent in 2000 in West Philly, the Bistro location proudly brings Lao food to Kensington.

Grant Blvd.

Founded in 2017, Grant Blvd is a Black woman-owned, Philadelphia-based apparel brand & B Corp on a mission to construct truly stylish, sustainably sourced fashion. TMF supported Grant Blvd. with a $10,000 grant to help them relocate to a new location, while maintaining their existing location and shifting to a new concept, BlkIvy, a thrift/vintage shop… View Article

Grant Blvd.1

Founded in 2017, Grant Blvd is a Black woman-owned, Philadelphia-based apparel brand & B Corp on a mission to construct truly stylish, sustainably sourced fashion. TMF supported Grant Blvd. with a $10,000 grant to help them relocate to a new location, while maintaining their existing location and shifting to a new concept, BlkIvy, a thrift/vintage shop… View Article

Vientiane Bistro1

Founded as the Blue Tent in 2000 in West Philly, the Bistro location proudly brings Lao food to Kensington.

Cantina La Martina1

Cantina la Martina, located in the heart of Kensington, received a TMF grant in 2022. A year later, Chef Dionicio Jiménez was named a finalist for a 2023 James Beard Award.