Philip Fitzgerald

Director of Grantmaking
The Philadelphia Foundation

Philip Fitzgerald has a passion for strengthening underserved and under-resourced communities and for making strategic investments that positively impact the lives of children and youth.  Currently, he is director of grantmaking at The Philadelphia Foundation, leading the program team and overseeing competitive grantmaking and special initiatives. Prior to joining the foundation, Mr. Fitzgerald managed corporate giving and community outreach for a national retail chain, crafting its corporate social responsibility strategy.  At Nonprofit Finance Fund, he oversaw grantmaking, consulting, and financial services for a multimillion dollar private-public partnership aimed at improving the quality of early care and education facilities in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mr. Fitzgerald earned an MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and an MBA from the Business School of Ecole nationale des ponts et chaussées à Paris in France. He is also a graduate of Drexel University, holding a bachelor of science degree cum laude in International Area Studies and a minor in French.