MISSION

Dedicated to educate, inspire best-practice-based philanthropy.

2 OF PPF'S fOUNDERS: MATT STOVER (LEFT) AND SETH MCDONNELL (RIGHT)

2 OF PPF'S fOUNDERS: MATT STOVER (LEFT) AND SETH MCDONNELL (RIGHT)

 

VISION

Empowering athletes, entertainers and other individuals through sound best-practiced-based philanthropic education and inspiration to make a positive impact on causes and communities in need.  

HISTORY

2011 - Matt Stover, Seth McDonnell, & Emil Kallina co-founded the Players Philanthropy Fund to meet the charitable needs of sports professionals.

2012 - The Edgar Jones Foundation was established with PPF. Edgar was the first client on the roster.

2013 - Fireman Rob Verhelst & The Fireman Rob Foundation joined the roster.

2014 - Etan Thomas of The Etan Thomas Foundation became the first NBA player player to join the roster.

2015 - Soul, Arts & Music Foundation, Inc. joined our roster thus branching our work into the entertainment sector.

2016 - PPF saw tremendous growth in terms of number of clients and funds under-management.  We also welcomed our first athlete from Major League Baseball (MLB) when Becky & Jesse Crain of The Crain Family Foundation joined the PPF roster.

2017 - The Sanaa Lathan Foundation, Inc., founded by actress Sanaa Lathan, joined our roster as our 1st female client from the entertainment world.