The Merchants Fund is a Philadelphia charity established in 1854 to provide charitable gifts to business persons facing financial hardship. Our Mission is to provide financial assistance to current and past merchants in Philadelphia.

The Featured Stories

Beautiful Brides Philly

Beautiful Brides Philly fills a unique need for personalized events in the area. They offer on site hair and makeup for brides, bridal parties the day of the wedding.

La Brigantessa

La Brigantessa is a lovely, Italian restaurant located in the East Passyunk neighborhood of Philadelphia. Their cuisine is focused on the southern regions of Italy: “Abruzzo to Calabria, Molise to Campania, Puglia to Basilicata, and the island of Sicilia.

Neighborhood Potters

Sandi and Neil are the proprietors and operators of Neighborhood Potters located in the heart of the Fairmount neighborhood on the Avenue.