mission, vision & history
Dedicated to educate, inspire philanthropy.
Empowering athletes, entertainers and other individuals through sound philanthropic education and inspiration to make a positive impact on causes and communities in need.
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 & 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, founded by actress Sanaa Lathan, joined our roster as our 1st female client from the entertainment world.