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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$742,455,439 - 2006-12-31

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Recent News from Pittsburgh Foundation

Growing popularity of donor-advised funds is changing philanthropy
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

“We are in the midst of a transformative era in the history of philanthropy,” said Eileen Heisman, president and CEO of The National Philanthropic...more

Pittsburgh Foundation to match Tree of Life donations
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

"A community foundation fulfills its most important responsibility when it embraces the region it serves in time of crisis and tragedy,"...more

Trafford native Sylvia Hill Fields directs Pittsburgh foundation

Trafford native Sylvia Hill Fields directs Pittsburgh foundation ... Eden Hall has distributed millions of dollars in grants, including $9.7 million last...more

Announcing the winners of UpPrize 2018
Foundation: Forbes Funds, Pittsburgh Foundation

The Pittsburgh-based UpPrize Social Innovation Competition announced its winners for 2018 tonight at the Carnegie Science Center. The...more

Community Foundation Update (08/11/18)
Foundation: Santa Barbara Foundation, Cape Cod Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Pittsburgh Foundation, Rhode Island Foundation

Alaska. The Palmer Community Foundation is working to raise $185,000 for an endowment over the next two years that will be matched and flow...more

St. Vincent gets $196000 grant to study impact of sewage and mine drainage pollution

A Pittsburgh foundation is providing a $196,000 grant to study the ... on the health of humans and the ecosystem in Southwestern...more

Search starting for Pittsburgh Foundation's next CEO
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

The community foundation's board chair, Edith Shapira, on Thursday said that Boston-based Isaacson, Miller has been retained to manage the...more

Maxwell King to step down from Pittsburgh Foundation in September 2019
Foundation: Pittsburgh Foundation

The community foundation is among the largest philanthropies in the city with assets of $1.1 billion. It distributed nearly $45 million in grants last...more

Give to charity in Philly area: Create a donor-advised fund at your community foundation
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Chester County Community Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation, Pittsburgh Foundation

Then they heard about what's called a donor-advised fund, set up through their local community foundation, the Foundation for Delaware...more

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New Philanthropy Capital Launches Inquiry Into Effects of Ageing Population on Voluntary Sector

New Philanthropy Capital Launches Inquiry Into Effects of Ageing Population on Voluntary Sector
Think tanks New Philanthropy Capital and International Longevity Centre UK launches inquiry into the effects of an ageing population on...

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