Investing in the musical life and legacy of Philadelphia




The Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia

Founded in 1820, MFS is a member-supported organization that enriches the musical life of Philadelphia through its grants, awards, performances, and a variety of programs and benefits for members.


What We Do

MFS builds community through music! Our grants fund a wide variety of innovative musical performances that benefit music lovers across the city of Philadelphia; our awards recognize important artistic leaders and emerging musicians for their current and future contributions to music; we enrich the future by commissioning new works by leading composers; and we serve our members with opportunities for learning and networking with others, discounted tickets to performances, and more.

Become a Member

Join the Musical Fund Society and enjoy all the benefits of membership! MFS presents programs all year long – whether the program is in person or virtual, you’ll find ways to connect with others who share your interests.

Recent News

  • June 27, 2024

    About Kimberly: When I am out at cultural events, I am often approached with “you look familiar.” There are so many music-adjacent places where I could have been spotted:  I […]

  • June 27, 2024

    This month, we are delighted to spotlight MFS grantee, The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, and their premier summer program, the All City Orchestra Summer Academy (ACOSA). ACOSA is the Mann’s […]

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