mission, vision & history
Dedicated to educate, inspire philanthropy in the sports community and beyond.
Empowering sports professionals and others through 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 2nd female client.