Sustaining businesses
in Philadelphia since 1854.


Beneficiaries of The Merchants Fund are current business merchants and must demonstrate a legitimate financial need. We provide assistance in three areas:

Operating Businesses
The Merchants Fund is committed to providing for the economic needs of the merchant community with modest grants in the areas of:

Business Stabilization
Loan Matching

Special Grants
The Merchants Fund selectively awards grants to foster the betterment of a group of merchants on a corridor or in a business district. (more)