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

The Pittsburgh Foundation distributes $1.62 million in CARES Act funds to 28 nonprofits. See the ...
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

Grant requests ranged from $13,000 to $100,000. Those eligible for funding had to have the following goals: ▫ Meeting basic needs, such as...more

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh awards $456000 in grants. See the list here
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation

Leigh Solomon Pugliano and Barrels to Beethoven: $25,000 to develop and implement SCALE, a residency program for Black women in music...more

The Pittsburgh Foundation launches $1.5 million in new grants supporting racial justice
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation, Richard King Mellon Foundation

“White-led urban agriculture groups would get supply grants for thousands of dollars, while some of us in the Black growers' community were...more

The Pittsburgh Foundation pivots to become philanthropic first responders
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

Philanthropy cannot do it alone. We've been coordinating a statewide advocacy campaign to win dedicated funding for human services...more

New Fund To Help Arts-And-Culture Groups Plan For The Pandemic, And Beyond
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation, Richard King Mellon Foundation

Participants learn about the Arts | Equity | Reimagined program in an Aug. 20 information session on Zoom. Bill O'Driscoll / 90.5 WESA. A new...more

Arts, cultural groups in Southwestern Pa. can apply for new pandemic relief grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, Community Foundation of Fayette County, Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation

“The reason the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County sees these grants as really important is that it gives small arts organizations...more

Pittsburgh Foundation ramps up for fund drive to benefit nonprofits as pandemic exacerbates needs
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

The Emergency Action Fund grants were designed to provide operating support for nonprofits facing an increased volume of calls for help....more

FISA Foundation issues call for ideas to help those with disabilities and announces new grant ...
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

“We're proud that half of our grant budget for the last several months was invested in organizations led by Black women working on equity and...more

Henry L. Hillman Foundation giving more than $4 million in emergency grants to help fight covid-19
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation, Richard King Mellon Foundation

One of the first and largest contributions was $1 million given to The Pittsburgh Foundation's Emergency Action Fund, along with The Heinz...more

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