News from the Foundation

The 2020 Core Grant Cycle has ended. Thank you to those who applied and to all of the nonprofits who are tirelessly serving their community during this challenging time. 

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, Funders across the Philadelphia Region have come together to establish COVID-19 Rapid Response Funds. For a list of these Funds and links to apply, please visit the Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia.

The Genuardi Family Foundation  has implemented a work from home policy. During this time, we will continue to monitor our voice mail and email and will respond as expeditiously as possible. Should you have any questions or concerns that require an immediate response, please email Marisa Ferst, Executive Director, at




A Legacy of Caring for People & Communities.

Third Generation Genuardi Family

A Message from the Family

Families are the heart of the community. Through its work, the Foundation endeavors to help families and individuals access the necessary resources to enjoy health and success and be inspired to contribute to our shared society.

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Gaspare and Josephine Genuardi

Our History

The Genuardi Family Foundation has its roots in a classic American story of immigration: hard work and dedication to family.

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Established in 2001, the Genuardi Family Foundation has funded 2,200 grants totaling $20.5 million to organizations serving residents of Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, and Bucks Counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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