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 4, 2024

    Join the Cultural Alliance staff as they discuss and unveil updates in their member benefits, programs, services, and more by participating in a Membership Information Session. These Information Sessions are […]

  • June 4, 2024

    This month we are delighted to spotlight MFS grantee The Crossing, a Grammy Award-winning chamber choir conducted by Donald Nally. Committed to collaborating with creative teams to make and record new, substantial works for choir, The Crossing has […]

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