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
Coro Center for Civic Leadership for 2014 operating support. 2013 $95,000
Sweetwater Art Center to support a public art installation by artist Luke Egan. 2013 $15,000
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation WYEP to support coverage of climate change issues for public radio broadcasts and on-line distribution. 2013 $75,000
City of Asylum Pittsburgh for the renovation of the Alphabet City Literary Center. 2013 $100,000
University of Pittsburgh for the Violence Prevention Initiative. 2013 $40,000
Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to build capacity to implement green technologies as a partial solution to wet weather overflow and clean water compliance issues. 2013 $50,000
A+ Schools Pittsburgh's Cmty. Alliance for Public for 2014 operating support. 2013 $125,000
Carnegie Mellon University to support the Hear Me Project of the CREATE Lab. 2013 $100,000
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to launch a culinary workforce training program for chronically un/underemployed individuals with barriers to employment. 2013 $100,000
Eastern Area Adult Services for the Home Delivered Meal Program. 2013 $252,133
Thomas Merton Center, Inc. to support the development of an Advocacy Leadership Training Program. 2013 $45,000
Carnegie Institute to support the RACE exhibition and related programming. 2013 $65,000
NEED (Negro Educational Emergency Drive) for 2013-2014 operating support. 2013 $100,000
Pittsburgh Partnership for Neighborhood Development for 2014 program support. 2013 $175,000
Silver Eye Center for Photography for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2013 $27,500
The Forbes Funds for 2014 operating support. 2013 $400,000
WQED Multimedia for 2014 operating support. 2013 $125,000
Artists Image Resource for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2013 $20,400
Consortium for Public Education for 2014 general operating support. 2013 $112,000
Jewish Healthcare Foundation of Pittsburgh to create a pooled fund to support a community effort to assure that eligible, uninsured individuals in Allegheny County register for the Affordable Care Act. 2013 $50,000