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Historic Chestnut Hill Community Centre Kicks Off Much Needed Renovations

Photo credit: Hugh E. Dillon Photos On July 22,  2021,  James J. Maguire, Maguire Foundation co-founder, and Megan Maguire Nicoletti, Maguire Foundation president CEO, were on hand to break ground [...]

August 2nd, 2021|

Tune Up Philly Helps Kids Make Beautiful Music

Tune Up Philly - Orchestral Pathways Program, offered by PYO Music Institute, provides students with intensive afterschool music education in Philadelphia's most underserved communities. Through learning how to play an instrument and [...]

July 9th, 2021|


May 4, 2022
Gwynedd Mercy University Receives $10 Million Gift, its Largest, for New Health-Care Innovation Center

May 4, 2022
Gwynedd Mercy University Will Use $10 Million Gift to Build Healthcare Innovation Center at Montgomery County Campus

April 20, 2022
Woodmere Museum Gets its Largest Gift Ever to Renovate a Mansion

April 20, 2022
Woodmere Art Museum Receives $10 Million Gift That Will Allow Display of its Full Collection for the First Time

April 20, 2022
Major Gift for Woodmere Renames St. Michael’s Hall

January 19, 2022
Shuttered Cobbs Creek Golf Course to Receive $65M Restoration, New Community Center

January 19, 2022
Cobbs Creek Golf Course to Receive $65M in Renovations as Part of Construction Plan

November 1, 2021
Project HOME Expands Supportive Housing for Philadelphians Experiencing Homelessness

October 27, 2021
Project HOME Opens New Affordable Housing Complex in Kensington

October 25, 2021
Project HOME Celebrates Grand Opening of Maguire Residence in Kensington

September 13, 2021
Problem Solving, Exploration, Change: Gallaudet Students Reach for the Stars

July 6, 2021
Faith and Fun Speak the Same Language at Deaf Summer Camp

June 29, 2021
St. Joseph’s Announces a Campaign for a “Reimagined” Athletic Complex

June 29, 2021
$20M Lead Gift Launches Campaign For Reimagined Athletics Complex

June 21, 2021
Montgomery County Community College Celebrates 15th Gateway to College Graduation

May 12, 2021
Philly Nonprofit Recognizes Those Restoring Old Buildings to Former Glory

April 21, 2021
Philadelphia-Area Seminary Buying Part of University Campus

April 19, 2021
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Moving to New Home at Gwynedd Mercy University

April 19, 2021
Gwynedd Mercy University and St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Sign Agreement of Sale to Relocate Seminary to Gwynedd Valley

August 2020
West Catholic High School and Maguire Foundation: Living as Men and Women for Others

July 22, 2020
Project HOME’s 17th Affordable Housing Unit is Open for Formerly Homeless Individuals and Those Seeking Recovery

June 2, 2020
Immaculata University Partners with Gwynedd Mercy University for Two Advanced Degrees

Spring 2020
A Commitment to Education and Serving Others: The Maguire Foundation & Megan Maguire Nicoletti

April 17, 2020
Board of Trustees Announces New President for 2020-21 Academic Year

March 3, 2020
Late Frannie Maguire Leaves Art Legacy at St. Joe’s

January 24, 2020
Maguires Award Cabrini University $1 Million Gift for Nursing

October 3, 2019
Cristo Rey’s Grand Opening at the Maguire Campus

September 25, 2019
WCAU News Segment: Maguire Foundation Gift to CSFP

September 25, 2019
WPVI News Segment: Maguire Foundation Gift to CSFP

September 24, 2019
$2.5 Million Gift From The Maguire Foundation Will Fund 2,000 New Pre-K – 1st Grade Scholarships Through CSFP

September 16, 2019
Saint Joseph’s University RMI Executive of the Year Award Dinner

September 4, 2019
Fine and Performing Arts Shine at the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

August 17, 2019
Gaining Real-World Experience and Helping Those In Need: GMercyU Nursing Student Interns with The Clinic

July 24, 2019
Deaf Children Enjoy Inspirational Camp Overbrook: In Sign

March 7, 2019
When His Brother’s Special-Needs Basketball Clinic Shut Down, Holy Ghost Junior John Burke Created His Own

January 23, 2019
The Barnes Foundation Kicks Off $100M Capital Campaign

January 23, 2019
The Barnes Foundation Announces $100 Million Second Century Campaign

January 22, 2019
Barnes Foundation to Raise $100 million – and Some Prominent Philanthropists Have Already Stepped Up

January 15, 2019
Project Home To Start Construction Of Recovery Housing Building In Kensington

January 15, 2019
New Homes for Those Struggling with Addiction Set for Heart of Philly Opioid Crisis

January 14, 2019
Divine Intervention: Who’s Giving to Faith-Based K-12 Schools?

January 8, 2019
Scranton Celebrates Its Maguire Scholars

October 6, 2018
Barnes Arboretum Named

October 3, 2018
VILLAGE VIEW: Barnes Arboretum Joins Saint Joseph’s University

October 2, 2018
RIT/NTID Honors Inaugural Group of Maguire Scholars

October 1, 2018
Joe at Saint Joe’s: Saxbys Opens Student-Run Coffee Shop

September 27, 2018
Saint Joseph’s University Enriches Community and Campus with Arts, Horticultural Programs at the Barnes Arboretum

August 3, 2018
Bowie State University Enrolls Two Maguire Scholars with Full-ride Scholarships

August 2018
Why Commitment Matters: An AOPS Parent Perspective

June 17, 2018
Area Upward Bound Students Recognized

May 25, 2018
Loyola University Surpasses $100M Goal in Fundraising Campaign

April 5, 2018
Saxbys Serves Up $85K Scholarship Programs at Temple University & Community College of Philadelphia

January 20, 2018
Face-to-Face Celebrates Grand Reopening!

January 2018
Saint Joseph Students Travel to Peru to Serve Santisimo Sacramento Parish

Winter 2017/Spring 2018
PBIDA’s Focus Magazine: “The Money Isn’t The Success, It’s The Giving Back”

Winter 2017
Saint Joseph’s University Magazine: A Man Who Would Not Give Up

December 4, 2017
Germantown Friends School Launches the Maguire Innovation Fund for Progressive Education to Support Programming for Current and Philadelphia Area Students

November 29, 2017
Widener Maguire Scholars Facilitate Leadership Training

November 22, 2017
Construction Begins on New High School Campus at North Philly Warehouse, Vacant Lot

Fall 2017
Gallaudet Today Magazine: We Are Men and Women for Others: A Legacy of Giving

Spring 2017
Scranton Journal: A Second Family

November 2016
James J. Maguire Jr. ’84 Receives Prestigious Shield of Loyola

September 21, 2016
Freshman Receives Inaugural Pennsylvania Society Scholarship

July 21, 2016
The Maguire Foundation Donates $1.25 Million Toward Scholarships at La Salle University

May 5, 2016
Francis House of Peace Opens in Chinatown

March 1, 2016
New Wheels and Ways to Feed the Homeless, St. John’s Hospice

March 1, 2016
New B.S. degree in Risk Management and Insurance approved

November 30, 2015
This year’s PA Society Dinner will help fund New PA scholarship program

November 16, 2015
School Community Honors Maguire Foundation for Support 

January 7, 2015
PAFA Recieves $1 Million For Scholarships

November 12, 2014
Loyola receives $400K gift from Maguire Foundation to fund scholarships for students with financial need

October 22, 2014
Faith in the Future touts progress of Catholic schools

September 24, 2014
Drexel and West Catholic Preparatory High School Open Athletics Field

September 14, 2014
Maguire Foundation Gives Widener $1.25 Million for Scholarships

June 9, 2014
Maguire Foundation promotes quality education throughout Greater Philadelphia

December 10, 2013
The Maguire Foundation, in Partnership with CSFP and Independence Mission Schools, Addressed the Youngest Maguire Scholars about Unique Scholarship Program

October 7, 2013
Press Release: Inaugural Maguire Foundation Scholars

March 5, 2013
Philadelphia Archdiocese plan to restructure education showing progress

March 2, 2013
Partnership to offer grant for independent Catholic elementary schools

November 9, 2012
How a Chestnut Hill man turned his life around

September 26, 2012
Saint Joseph’s fund-campaign chief repays school’s faith in him