Peter Dobrin

Peter Dobrin
Philadelphia Orchestra to Raise Money for FOP

August 25, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — In place of its third free neighborhood concert of the outdoor season, the Philadelphia Orchestra will perform a fund-raiser to help replenish the Fraternal Order of Police Survivors' Fund.

Beyond Philanthropy, Lenfests Show Personal Commitment

May 10, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — When Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest sit still long enough to accept the Philadelphia Award this week, it will be entirely appropriate to fill the air with honorifics and superlatives:

The big cash behind the expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music. On track to become the most generous donors in the history of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

$65 Million Crescendo for Curtis

April 7, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — With board chairman H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest acting as a powerful catalyst, the Curtis Institute of Music has raised $65 million for a Locust Street expansion.

Annenberg Foundation Shifts its Base

After doling out hundreds of millions of dollars over several decades, one of the few major philanthropies in the Philadelphia region began a quick fade from the scene with the death yesterday of its ardent doyenne of hometown causes.