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
Riverlife for 2014 operating support. 2014 $150,000
Pittsburgh Glass Center, Inc. to support artist residencies. 2014 $39,000
Neighborhood Academy to support expanded capacity to provide transportation services for students. 2014 $100,000
Gilda's Club Western Pennsylvania for bridge funding. 2014 $50,000
Allegheny County Library Association to support civic engagement in the Library Service in the 21st Century: Vision, Structure and Funding project. 2014 $17,400
Chester County's Children, Inc. Children and Youth for camperships for abused, neglected children and children with special needs for the 2014 summer camp program. 2014 $12,125
University of Pittsburgh to develop a systems-based approach to delirium. 2014 $110,000
Global Posse Productions, Inc. to support the development and presentation of Wade in the Water, a multimedia art project. 2014 $15,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the Social Equity Leadership Conference. 2014 $5,000
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2014 $5,000
National Organization on Disability to continue the Wounded Warrior Careers program in the Pittsburgh region. 2014 $45,000
The Pittsburgh Oratory to support the Pittsburgh Christian Studies Program. 2014 $18,000
Children's Institute of Pittsburgh to support education and awareness programs relating to the topic of environmental risks to human health. 2014 $40,000
Pittsburgh Opera Theater, Inc. to support the commissioning and presentation of a new opera about environmentalist Rachel Carson. 2014 $75,000
Silk Screen to support FY 2014 programming. 2014 $35,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts for Bonnie Cohen to present the play, Day Room Window. 2014 $10,000
Moving Lives of Kids Arts Center for the International Artist and Residency project. 2014 $25,000
Arts for Autism Foundation of Pittsburgh to develop and pilot a filmmaking program for youth and young adults. 2014 $35,000
Kente Arts Alliance to support the Alto Madness Jazz Series. 2014 $15,000
Partnership for Minority HIV/AIDS Prevention for the 2014 Sembène: The Film & Arts Festival. 2014 $10,000
Chatham University to support the Make Mine Words reading series organized by the Creative Writing Program. 2014 $15,000
East End Cooperative Ministry to implement Work Therapy, a new component of its adult education and employment program. 2014 $75,000
Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh, Inc. to support the renovation of the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh's new headquarters. 2014 $45,000
Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group to engage its member organizations and the general public in shaping policies and procedures of the Pittsburgh Land Bank. 2014 $50,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support the implementation of new educational programming. 2014 $125,000
Sierra Club Foundation to build support for green infrastructure implementation in Allegheny County municipalities. 2014 $48,000
Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, Inc. to support a production by the Neighborhood Opera Company. 2014 $5,000
Pittsburgh Public Theater Corporation to support audience engagement initiatives and education programming. 2014 $50,000
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden for the Cove Forest woodlands habitat restoration project. 2014 $100,000
Pittsburgh Opera, Inc. to support the production of Philip Glass' Orphée and a sustainability campaign. 2014 $75,000
Artists Upstairs to support the presentation of Sites of Passage ($13,000) and technical assistance ($10,000). 2014 $23,000
Balafon West African Dance Ensemble to support the commissioning and presentation of a new work by choreographer Hamidou Bangoura. 2014 $15,000
Citizen Power for the Pennsylvania Health Care Advocacy Project. 2014 $50,000
Leadership Pittsburgh to support Leadership UnboXXed. 2014 $65,000
Pittsburgh United for the Clean Rivers Campaign, a collaborative citizen outreach effort to build understanding and support for prioritizing green infrastructure investment.
2014 $50,000
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council to support core assistance programs for the region's artists and arts organizations. 2014 $50,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support the Leader to Leader Initiative. 2014 $15,000
Three Rivers Area Labor Management Committee for the 2014 Pittsburgh Pipeline Summer Program. 2014 $25,000
TRWIB, Inc. to build a better understanding of labor market dynamics, workforce needs and workforce services in Pittsburgh's East End. 2014 $42,000
Legacy Arts Project to support two artist residencies. 2014 $7,000
Friends to Friends, Inc. to expand Friends to Friends programs serving special needs children. 2014 $20,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. to support summer employment for low-income Pittsburgh youth in collaboration with the City's Summer Youth Employment Program and Project 15206. 2014 $75,000
Alia Musica Pittsburgh to support the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music. 2014 $10,000
Sarah Heinz House Association for operating support. 2014 $175,000
Looking Glass Institute to launch a veterans fundraising collaborative. 2014 $50,000
The Pittsburgh Promise to support The Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship Program. 2014 $750,000
Community Theater Project Corporation to support Sala Udin's presentation of the August Wilson Birthday Project. 2014 $25,000
Carnegie Mellon University for a 2014 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Investigation of Pancreatic Islet Electrical Properties by a High Density Nanodevices Array" by Dr. Tzahi Cohen-Karni (PI). 2014 $150,000
Villanova University for a 2014 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Analysis of the role of SMK-1 in the age-dependent regulation of the FOXO transcription factory DAF-16 in Caenorhabditis elegans" by Dr. Matt Youngman (PI). 2014 $150,000
University of Pittsburgh for a 2014 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Protecting quantum information with disorder" by Dr. David Pekker (PI). 2014 $150,000