The Pittsburgh Foundation
Opening speaker April Ryan, author and political analyst for CNN, discussed current threats to the First Amendment the conference held on June 21.
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Philanthropy and the First Amendment

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Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest community foundations and is the 13th largest of more than 750 community foundations across the United States.
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The Power to Do Great Things

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The Center for Philanthropy is a unique resource that provides donors with opportunities to make a bigger impact with their charitable giving. Through the Center, the Change Agents in Education program explored design thinking methods to foster unity and diversity awareness at school.
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The Center for Philanthropy

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Elise M. McClung, pictured with her daughter, Anasjae, 10, at Grillin’ for a Cause, a fundraising cookout Elise organized for the Black and White Ball, which benefits families with emergency and ongoing needs. McClung is a single woman raising a child — a demographic category with about 30,000 members in Allegheny County and is a focus of our organizing principle, 100 Percent Pittsburgh.
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100 Percent Pittsburgh

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The dome of the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg is an iconic symbol of the region's history of civic engagement and leadership.
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The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County

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The Pittsburgh Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community.

Community Forum


President and CEO Search

The committee of the Pittsburgh Foundation Board directing the search process for a new president and CEO has developed and approved publication of a position description. Assisting the Board in the search is Boston-based executive search firm Isaacson, Miller.

News Release

$2.1 million awarded for scientific research to improve human health

Awards include $300,000 for program pairing undergraduates with innovative scientists

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 30, 2018 – To stimulate innovative collaboration among young scientific researchers and later-career investigators, The Board of the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, a supporting organization of The Pittsburgh Foundation, has awarded 10 scientific research grants totaling $1.9 million.


RT @JamilliaKamara: Huge thanks to @Innamo and @SummerForPA for spending several hours with our @PittsburghFdn #SmallandMighty grantees ton…

Community Matters

Families Belong Together

“We have taken refugees and undocumented children for years. . . including those unaccompanied by their parents. . . but this situation of taking in children being separated at the border, this is the first time we have ever experienced this. I can’t answer basic questions: What does this mean? When will they be reunited? How are these separations going to affect these children, their parents and this country? This is unprecedented.”