The Generoso Pope Foundation

The Generoso Pope Foundation is a private foundation, which responds to requests for funding from education, health, cultural, human service, and civic organizations.

From The President

index-content-02My name is David Anthony Pope, great-grandson of Generoso Pope. It is my distinct honor and privilege to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of the philanthropic family foundation that bears my great-grandfather’s name. Generoso, whose fitting name means generous in Italian, was a true visionary who did more than dream; he faithfully implemented… read more


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