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
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
Hill District Education Council to support organizational capacity building activities. 2016 $150,000
Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania to support Remake Learning Days. 2016 $50,000
Common Threads to support the launch of the Small Bites program and Healthy Teacher Trainings during the 2016-17 school year. 2016 $50,000
The Forbes Funds to support the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership's 2016 Voter Engagement Initiative. 2016 $30,000
Trade Institute of Pittsburgh to support the Apprentice in Training employment pathway program and job placements for all Institute graduates. 2016 $100,000
Eye and Ear Foundation to support the Guerilla Eye Service Reconnaissance Project – a collaborative patient centered approach to the prevention of blindness. 2016 $60,000
Pittsburgh Public Theater Corporation to support the education-outreach programs of Pittsburgh Public Theater. 2016 $50,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to connect people to opportunity (training, education, jobs) in southwestern Pennsylvania. 2016 $160,000
Mon Valley Initiative to support the Workforce and Business Development program. 2016 $100,000
TRWIB, Inc. to provide meaningful paid summer work experience to disadvantaged youth ages 14- 21 in Allegheny County. 2016 $100,000
University of Pittsburgh for 2016 operating support. 2016 $50,000
POISE Foundation for operating support. 2016 $150,000
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future to support PennFuture's Clean Energy Pittsburgh project. 2016 $125,000
Saint Vincent College to increase the endowment of the Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B. Minority Scholarship Fund. 2016 $100,000
YouthPlaces transition grant to stabilize YouthPlaces financial situation and programming. 2016 $125,000
Pittsburgh Voyager d/b/a RiverQuest to support the replacement of the propulsion system on the RiverQuest boat. 2016 $50,000
University of Pittsburgh for a 2016 Kaufman New Initiative research grant titled, “Genetic Programming of a Neuroprotective Pathway in Fly Models of Neurodegeneration” by Dr. Elias Aizenman (PI) and Dr. Michael Palladino (Co-Investigator). 2016 $300,000
University of Pittsburgh for a 2016 Kaufman New Initiative research grant titled, “Trapped Diamond Nanocrystals for Precision Gravitational Measurements and Tests of Quantum Gravity” by Dr. Brian D'Urso (PI) and Dr. Gurudev Dutt (Co-Investigator). 2016 $300,000
Pennsylvania State University for a 2016 Kaufman New Initiative research grant titled, “Discovery and Characterization of Novel RNA Switch Chemistry and Biology via RNA Structure-seq” by Dr. Paul Babitzke (PI), Dr. Sarah M. Assmann (Co-Investigator), and Dr. Philip C. Bevilacqua (Co-Investigator). 2016 $300,000
University of Pennsylvania for a 2016 Kaufman New Initiative research grant titled, “Single-cell dissection of social behavior in ant brains" by Dr. Roberto Bonasio (PI) and Dr. Arjun Raj (Co-Investigator). 2016 $300,000
Pennsylvania State University for a 2016 Kaufman New Investigator research grant titled, “Reducing selection bias in gravitational wave detection of compact binary mergers” by Dr. Chad Hanna (PI). 2016 $150,000
University of Pennsylvania for a 2016 Kaufman New Investigator research grant titled, “Neuroepigenetic Remodeling in Transcription and Behavior” by Dr. Elizabeth Heller (PI). 2016 $150,000
Carnegie Mellon University for a 2016 Kaufman New Investigator research grant titled, “Proximity effects and topological spin currents in van derWaals heterostructures” by Dr. Benjamin Hunt (PI). 2016 $150,000
University of Pennsylvania for a 2016 Kaufman New Investigator research grant titled, “Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis using Molecular-Scale Electric Fields” by Dr. Neil Tomson (PI). 2016 $150,000
Artists Image Resource for FY 2016 and FY 2017 operating support. 2016 $28,000