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

Cosmic Catering & Cafe
cosmic catering

Cosmic Catering & Cafe is a farm-to table, fresh, local, and organic catering business, where sustainability is a large part of their mission. They are now located at Lloyd Hall on the banks of the Schuylkill.

Mugshots Coffeehouse
Mugshots

Mugshots Coffeehouse had a location in Manayunk, and they now have a location in Fairmount. The Fairmount location was the second of the two locales, which sells coffee, breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fresh Fly
Freshfly

Fresh Fly is a growing film, video, and post production company. It has three founders, and one additional partner. Their content is very focused on the emotional core of video storytelling.