The Pittsburgh Foundation (PA)

The Pittsburgh Foundation is the 14th largest community foundation in the country. Since 1945, it has worked to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting charitable giving, and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community.

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Recent News from Pittsburgh Foundation

Three Rivers Arts Festival will emphasize inclusivity
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

One is “Single Mom Defined,” photographs and videos by Heather Hopson designed to empower single mothers. Other participants include Brandon-Ahmauri McClendon, LoRen and Water Seed. The grants...more

Mural project helps reintegrate juvenile offenders
Foundation: Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, Pittsburgh Foundation

Initial funding sources include the Richard King Mellon/Community Foundation of Westmoreland County Impact Fund, affiliated with the Pittsburgh Foundation; the McKinney Charitable Foundation, through...more

Hands-On Philanthropy
Foundation: Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, Pittsburgh Foundation

The course conducted at the end of each program year was developed by the American College of Financial Services in Philadelphia to help financial advisors deepen their relationships with clients,...more

#LetsMakeASEEN: SisterFriend
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

We have been blessed to receive funding from the Pittsburgh Foundation's Small and Mighty Grants Program, the POISE Foundation, Awesome Pittsburgh, and the Women and Girls Foundation, just to name a...more

Pittsburgh Foundations Respond to Editorial with Public Stance against Excusing Racism
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation

This kind of advocacy is unusual for a community foundation, but part of a pattern for the Pittsburgh Foundation, as NPQ's Steve Dubb recently noted. It is worth noting that the Post-Gazette was...more

Modest-Living Engineer Leaves Pittsburgh Foundation $37 Million
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

"They serve as powerful testaments to the community foundation model and the compact between donors and staff that ensures their intentions will be honored beyond their lifetimes." The gift...more

Sewickley nonprofits receive $37 million donation
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

“Gifts of this magnitude are always very thoughtfully made. They serve as powerful testaments to the community foundation model and the compact between donors and staff that ensures their...more

Pittsburgh Foundation announces $37M bequest
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

The Pittsburgh Foundation on Wednesday announced a $37.1 million bequest, the second-largest in the community foundation's 73-year history. The donor, Raymond Schubart Suckling, died Sept. 29, 2014,...more

Engineer who lived modestly donates $37 million to Pittsburgh Foundation
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

The foundation announced the gift Wednesday and said it is the second biggest gift in the community foundation's history. The largest was $50 million left by Charles Kaufman, also an engineer, who...more

Pittsburgh Community Foundation Sets Precedent with Amicus Brief in Gerrymandering Case
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

Today, in Pennsylvania, the State Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of the League of Women Voters v. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania “on whether Pennsylvania's politicians have drawn...more

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