Since 1966, East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN) has been committed to providing a means of friendly communication, mutual understanding, information and education to the neighbors of East Mount Airy.

Our Mission

We are committed to making a good community better though partnerships, problem-solving, and promoting projects and public improvements that encourage positive community development.


Our Footprint

  • Germantown Avenue on the West (West Mount Airy)

  • Stenton Avenue to the East (Cedarbrook)

  • Cresheim Valley Drive to the North (Chestnut Hill)

  • Washington Lane to the South (Germantown)

What We've Achieved

  • Community Grant Fund. The grants, which range in size, are awarded to non-profits that geographically focuses their work in East Mt. Airy. Manged by the the Philadelphia Foundation, the organization has distributed over $417,700 in grants

  • EMAN is known for the annual Toast to Mt. Airy an event highlighting the Community Grant winners

  •  EMAN serves as the Registered Community Organization (RCO) and handles zoning and land use issues on the East side of Mt. Airy

  • EMAN has been a part of the Mt. Airy Schools Coalition since 2014. The Coalition brings resources to six public schools in Mt. Airy.

  • EMAN and WMAN host Mt. Airy Day annually (first Sunday of May).

  • EMAN serves as one of the collaborators, along with West Mt. Airy Neighbors and Mt. Airy USA, focusing on a 10 Year Strategic Plan to concentrate on a neighborhood revitalization initiative. This project is funded through the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation.    

  • The organization has partnered with Mt. Airy Art Garage along with two local schools in a Mural Arts Project.

  • The organization hosts various community meetings, service projects and community events.

  • EMAN participated in the renewal of the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District (BID)

  • The organization has and will continue to host special community meetings on various topics including safety meetings.