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

  • February 25, 2024

    Vanessa Rose, Executive Director for the American Composers Forum (ACF), joins us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on how ACF has navigated the successes – and failures – of achieving greater equity in the organization […]

  • February 20, 2024

    About James A “shining tenor” (New York Classical Review), James Reese is a frequently sought tenor soloist with leading orchestras and ensembles throughout North America. James maintains close relationships with […]

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