The Pittsburgh Foundation

Our Purpose

Filmmaker Brett Kashmere received the 2015 Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Emerging Artist Award, which is component of the Investing in Professional Artists: The Pittsburgh Region Artists Program. This multiyear initiative established jointly by The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments is one of very few in the region that provide direct philanthropic support to individuals.
Filmmaker Brett Kashmere received the 2015 Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Emerging Artist Award, which is component of the Investing in Professional Artists: The Pittsburgh Region Artists Program. This multiyear initiative established jointly by The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments is one of very few in the region that provide direct philanthropic support to individuals.

Our Purpose:  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.

 

The values of The Pittsburgh Foundation include:

  • Commitment to the public good
  • Accountability to the public
  • Commitment beyond the law
  • Respect for the worth and dignity of individuals
  • Inclusiveness and social justice
  • Respect for pluralism and diversity
  • Transparency, integrity and honesty
  • Responsible stewardship of resources
  • Commitment to excellence and to maintaining the public trust