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

  • March 20, 2024

    Join us for a very special Spring Celebration on May 14, when we present Musical Fund Society Lifetime Achievement Awards to two outstanding recipients: Diane Monroe, violinist, and Jeffrey Cornelius, […]

  • March 20, 2024

    Join us for our next virtual lunchtime session! We’ll welcome leaders and members of community instrumental and vocal ensembles to share experiences, address common challenges, and explore opportunities for collaboration. […]

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