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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Grantee Purpose Year Sort ascending Amount
Community Theater Project Corporation for Afronaut(a) to present the 2015 Salon Series. 2015 $12,500
University of Pennsylvania for a 2015 Kaufman New Initiative research grant entitled, "Mechanical signaling in early hearts: Theory & Experiment" by Dr. Andrea Liu (PI), Dr. Benjamin L. Prosser (Co-Investigator), and Dr. Dennis E. Discher (Co-Investigator). 2015 $300,000
University of Pennsylvania for a 2015 Kaufman New Initiative research grant entitled, "New Approach to Dark Matter" by Dr. Justin Khoury (PI) and Dr. Tom Lubensky (Co-Investigator). 2015 $300,000
Carnegie Mellon University for a 2015 Kaufman New Initiative research grant entitled, "Mind-altering bugs": Dissecting the gut-microbiome-brain connection using a multidisciplinary approach in Drosophila melanogaster" by Dr. Brooke McCartney (PI), Dr. N. Luisa Hiller (Co-Investigator), and Dr. Jonathan Minden (Co-Investigator). 2015 $300,000
University of Pennsylvania for a 2015 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "The Nuclear Pore as a Novel Scaffold for Spatial Genome Organization" by Dr. Maya Capelson (PI). 2015 $150,000
Lehigh University for a 2015 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Development of Molecular Biradicaloids for Organic Electronic Materials" by Dr. Mark Chen (PI). 2015 $150,000
Duquesne University for a 2015 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Experimental quantum emulation of two-dimensional topological insulators and Majorana fermions using ultracold atoms" by Dr. Theodore Corcovilos (PI). 2015 $150,000
Pennsylvania State University for a 2015 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Quantum Measurement and Back-action Manipulation of Many Ultra-cold Atoms" by Dr. Nathan Gemelke (PI). 2015 $150,000
University of Pennsylvania for a 2015 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Uncovering the Molecular Basis for Ice Recognition by Thermal Hysteresis Proteins" by Dr. Amish Patel (PI). 2015 $150,000
University of Pennsylvania for a 2015 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Building Synthetic Cell-Like Compartments to Investigate the Impacts of Cell Size and Shape on Intracellular Function" by Dr. Matthew Good (PI). 2015 $150,000
Ursinus College for a 2015 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Interaction of Psychiatric Risk Factor Ankyrin-G and Slitrk2 in Excitatory Synapse Formation" by Dr. Jennifer Round (PI). 2015 $150,000
Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council to support the expansion of English as a Second Language Program. 2015 $50,000
Woodland Hills School District to support programming for the Project GRAD College and Career Access Center. 2015 $51,000
Society for Contemporary Craft to support the Mindful exhibition and related programming. 2015 $35,000
East End Cooperative Ministry transition grant to stabilize East End Cooperative Ministries financial situation and programming. 2015 $100,000
KidsVoice to expand KidsVoice's legal representation to foster youth through age 24. 2015 $100,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts to support FY 2016 programming. 2015 $65,000
Prime Stage Theatre to support the production of an adaptation of the book, A Lesson before Dying. 2015 $9,500
Chatham University for the Words Without Walls program. 2015 $15,000
YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh to support the Y Garden Program in the North Side, Hill District, Hazelwood, Homewood and McKeesport. 2015 $40,000
Mountain Watershed Association, Inc. to expand the Swimmable Waters Program by creating an in-house lab capacity for evaluating E. coli levels in the waters of Youghiogheny watershed. 2015 $25,000
New Sun Rising to support the Pittsburgh Poverty Project by Erika Beras. 2015 $30,000
Amachi Pittsburgh to hire a Child and Family Advocate. 2015 $75,000
UPMC - St. Margaret Memorial Hospital Foundation to support the launch of Integrated Ophthalmologic Primary Care in three of the Family Health Centers. 2015 $49,800
New Sun Rising for general operating support for f295. 2015 $5,000
Radiant Hall Studios for general operating support. 2015 $5,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts for general operating support. 2015 $5,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts for general operating support for Barebones Productions. 2015 $5,000
Community Theater Project Corporation for general operating support. 2015 $5,000
Alia Musica Pittsburgh for general operating support. 2015 $5,000
Alumni Theater Company for The Bill Nunn Theater Outreach Project. 2015 $5,000
Community Theater Project Corporation for the Afronaut(a) Film Salon. 2015 $5,000
Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center for the continuation of the Community Truancy Intervention Project. 2015 $65,000
Hill House Association to support the Senior Services Program. 2015 $200,000
Autumn House Press to support Pittsburgh City Parks Reading Series. 2015 $7,500
Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall to support the Listen Locally concert series. 2015 $8,500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh to support the Mentor 2.0 Program at Pittsburgh Brashear High School. 2015 $50,000
Braddock Redux for general operating support for The Free Store 15104. 2015 $5,000
Heritage Community Initiatives for general operating support. 2015 $5,000
Braddock Redux for youth programming and job training through the Braddock Youth Project. 2015 $5,000
Braddock Carnegie Library Association for general operating support. 2015 $5,000
Union Project to support the Ceramics Cooperative program. 2015 $15,000
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation to support the costs for a PULSE Fellow for 2015-16. 2015 $20,000
Bach PGH to support the 2016 Fallow Grounds for Sculpture project. 2015 $15,000
Attack Theatre to support the world premiere of Laws of Attraction. 2015 $45,000
Point Park University to support an early college program for low-income, at-risk students in the Pittsburgh region. 2015 $130,000
Silk Screen to support the 2016 film festival. 2015 $10,000
Rankin Christian Center to support the Seniors on the Move Program. 2015 $20,000
United Way of Allegheny County to support the second year of the United for Caregivers Initiative. 2015 $75,000
Neighborhood ALLIES for 2016 operating support. 2015 $175,000