The Pittsburgh Foundation

Grants Awarded Through Application

Use the drop-down boxes below to search the listing of discretionary grants awarded through our application process. The Foundation awards discretionary grants in these strategic focus areas: Self-Sufficient Individuals and Families, Healthy Communities, Vibrant Democracy and Community Projects.

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Focus Area


Grantee Purpose Year Sort ascending Amount
Our Clubhouse to support family and youth programming. 2017 $60,000
Women for a Healthy Environment to provide community education programs to residents in the Mon Valley Community. 2017 $65,000
Allegheny Family Network to provide childcare for single parents and hire a new Family Support Partner. 2017 $55,000
Unity Lutheran Community Mission to support summer and year-round educational programming to the children of Homewood. 2017 $20,000
Duquesne University to support the CIRCLE Program that exposes middle schools students to STEM activities. 2017 $23,010
Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation to support Most Wanted Fine Art's artist residency program. 2016 $15,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support Jeff Sewald's documentary on Dr. Jim Withers. 2016 $50,000
Persad Center, Inc. to support the In-Home Senior Response Team Project. 2016 $100,000
Kente Arts Alliance to support 2016 programming. 2016 $45,000
Pittsburgh Harlequins Rugby Football Association for program support for economically underserved youth participants of the rugby mentor program. 2016 $15,000
Three Rivers Adoption Council to support the Adoption Resources and Outpatient Therapy program. 2016 $75,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to support United for Women. 2016 $100,000
Neighborhood Academy to support curriculum-consulting services. 2016 $72,000
Center of Life for 2016 operating support. 2016 $75,000
Silver Eye Center for Photography for FY 2016 operating support. 2016 $5,000
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children to support Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children's advocacy activities. 2016 $50,000
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation for bridge funding for the 2015-16 School to Career youth program. 2016 $75,000
Dreams of Hope to support Hatch Arts Collective's presentation of “Driftless.” 2016 $8,500
Chatham Baroque for FY 2016 and FY 2017 operating support. 2016 $25,000
Pittsburgh Concert Chorale for FY 2016 and FY 2017 operating support. 2016 $16,000
American Friends Service Committee to support American Friends Service Committee-Pittsburgh 2016 youth-led organizing programming. 2016 $30,000
City Theatre Company, Inc. to support presentation of “The Lion.” 2016 $50,000
Riverlife for 2016 operating support. 2016 $150,000
Pittsburgh United to launch a civic engagement strategy to increase voter participation in the 2016 election cycle. 2016 $125,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts to support Front Porch Theatrical's 2016 season of plays. 2016 $15,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the Institute of Politics Criminal Justice Task Force. 2016 $20,000
African American Cultural Center for 2016 building operations. 2016 $150,000
Brothers and Sisters Emerging to support the continuation and expansion of the Gatorway Male Mentoring program. 2016 $50,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the Circlebacks Project at the School of Pharmacy. 2016 $25,000
PublicSource for 2016 operating support. 2016 $250,000
Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise to support the Strategic Action Planning Program and general operations for 2016. 2016 $175,000
Monroeville Jazz Festival, Inc. to support the 2016 festival. 2016 $7,500
Assemble to support the Saturday Crafternoons program. 2016 $8,500
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support the Still Working Project. 2016 $6,380
Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation to support Café Con Leche's presentation of the play, “Jose Can Speak.” 2016 $5,000
Ujamaa Collective to support Celeta Hickman's development of the “Art of Authority” exhibition. 2016 $9,000
Squonk Opera for the development of an outdoor stage concert titled, CYCLE SONIC. 2016 $30,000
Pittsburgh Glass Center, Inc. in support of artists' residencies and opportunities for artists of color to participate in the summer 2016 intensive program. 2016 $35,000
Kingsley Association to stabilize the organization in Fiscal Year 2016/17. 2016 $200,000
Carnegie Institute, Andy Warhol Museum to support educational and public programming related to the exhibition, Andy Warhol / Ai Wei Wei. 2016 $50,000
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation WYEP to produce a series of environmentally focused programs. 2016 $75,000
Friends to Friends, Inc. to support the integrated bowling program. 2016 $20,000
Sustainable Pittsburgh to produce the 2016 Southwestern Pennsylvania Sustainability Goals and Indicators Report and inform the public of the results. 2016 $18,959
Ceasefire Pennsylvania Education Fund to support the Motivating Young Citizens Project. 2016 $50,000
Carnegie Library of Homestead for literacy and hands-on technology programs for youth. 2016 $12,600
Dreams of Hope for FY 2016 and FY 2017 operating support. 2016 $20,000
Innovation Works, Inc. to support the 2016 412Build program. 2016 $25,000
Mon Valley Circles to assist individuals and families experiencing poverty in the Mon Valley region to gain self-sufficiency. 2016 $25,000
Daisy Wilson Artist Community, Inc. to support the renovation of the August Wilson House. 2016 $150,000
Pittsburgh Opera Theater, Inc. to support the creation of a new opera on social justice issues with regional artists. 2016 $40,000