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
Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras to support the 2017-2018 large ensemble performances. 2017 $15,000
Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka to support efforts to preserve and increase public access of Maxo Vanka’s Battlefield Scenes Murals. 2017 $15,000
Union Project to support services and opportunities for emerging artists. 2017 $15,000
The New Renaissance Theatre Company to support the 2018 season. 2017 $6,000
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble to support professional artists throughout the 2018 season. 2017 $10,000
Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra Association to support its 2018 arts education programming. 2017 $10,000
Heritage Gospel Chorale of Pittsburgh to support 2018 performances. 2017 $6,000
Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children for operating support. 2017 $100,000
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council to support artist residencies within organizations that serve refugees and immigrants in the Pittsburgh region. 2017 $50,000
Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest PA to support efforts to decrease poverty rates for women by raising awareness and development solutions for paid family and medical leave in Pennsylvania. 2017 $75,000
Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center, Inc. to support professional development for its senior staff to improve organizational effectiveness. 2017 $15,000
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden to design and install a pollinator garden featuring cultivars of native plants to attract bees, birds, and other wildlife. 2017 $185,000
New Sun Rising to support Out of Many: Stories of Migration, a photography exhibition highlighting the contribution of immigration to the region’s economy, culture and identity. 2017 $29,984
Healthy Start, Inc. to expand its home visiting and community education programs and improve support for mothers experiencing depression. 2017 $60,413
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre to support building new sets for its production of Swan Lake. 2017 $100,000
American Middle East Institute to support the American Middle East Institute's programming. 2017 $50,000
Latino Community Center to support community engagement work. 2017 $74,487
Friends of the Pittsburgh Urban Forest d/b/a Tree Pittsburgh to combat tree canopy disparity and decline in municipalities in Allegheny County. 2017 $60,000
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to support the launch of the new Health and Wellness Programming. 2017 $40,000
Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group to support tenant organizing and empowerment towards changing local affordable housing policy. 2017 $122,500
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy to plant trees through theTreeVitalize Pittsburgh project in low-income communities in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. 2017 $50,300
PA CleanWays of Allegheny County, Inc. to support the DumpBusters program 2017 $30,000
Hosanna Industries, Inc. to support a home repair program that helps seniors age in place by improving the safety of their homes. 2017 $100,000
Baptist Homes Society to provide paid training and certification for 20 nursing assistants. 2017 $38,360
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to support the continuation of the Campaign for What Works. 2017 $75,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania to support the Year of the Teen program for teens and juvenile offenders at the Shadyside Boys and Girls Club location. 2017 $50,000
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation to support training and technical assistance to create trauma-informed school environments in the Penn Hills and Pittsburgh Public School Districts. 2017 $50,000
North Hills Community Outreach, Inc. to support its Free Rides for Seniors shuttles. 2017 $12,000
YMCA of Sewickley Valley to support scholarships for low-income children to attend Summer Day Camp in 2018. 2017 $40,000
Kingsley Association to support the Kids’ Kitchen program to advance healthy eating and healthy living among low-income, single parent households in the Larimer/East Liberty community of Pittsburgh. 2017 $30,000
Neighborhood ALLIES for 2018 operating support. 2017 $225,000
Hill House Association to provide bridge operating support during an organizational assessment process. 2017 $100,000
Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services to support the development of a strategic plan and to provide environmental legal services on a sliding scale for clients in Western Pennsylvania. 2017 $97,290
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pgh for rehabilitative services and visual devices for individuals that receive low vision services, are legally blind, and do not qualify for federal assistance. 2017 $125,000
Northern Area Multi-Service Center of Allegheny County to implement a fall prevention program into its home and community-based service network. 2017 $94,889
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation WYEP to produce a series of environmentally focused programs. 2017 $75,000
Wesley Family Services to purchase safety equipment for in-home safety checks. 2017 $20,000
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Pittsburgh to support expansion of the HomeMeds Program. 2017 $75,000
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc. to provide hearing aids and assistive listening devices for low-income residents in the greater Pittsburgh area. 2017 $50,000
The Consortium for Public Education for 2018 operating support. 2017 $100,000
Union Aid Society to provide energy efficient windows that operate safely and effectively and improve the health conditions for lower-income seniors. 2017 $40,000
Bricolage Production Company for FY 2018 operating support. 2017 $15,000
The Forbes Funds for 2018 operating support. 2017 $400,000
Economic Development South to help tenants of 44 units in Clairton Townhomes make the transition to home ownership. 2017 $150,000
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