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
TRWIB, Inc. to expand the Pittsburgh Works Initiative to raise the quality of services for job seekers, respond to employer demand and path more people into in-demand careers at family-sustaining wages. 2015 $100,000
United Methodist Church Union to increase literacy/reading proficiency for students in two Northside elementary schools. 2015 $6,500
Manchester Bidwell Corporation to support the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild's Youth and & Arts Apprenticeship Training Program. 2015 $75,000
Kane Area Community Center to provide summer and out-of-school programming through the “Kane Kids Club” program. 2015 $15,000
FamilyLinks to support the expansion of its Downtown Outreach Center and Shelter program serving runaway, homeless, and street youth. 2015 $150,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to develop and implement a client engagement strategy to improve service delivery. 2015 $200,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to support the Continuum of Care Supportive Services Fund to assist homeless housing providers who receive HUD funding commitments to address service shortfalls and federal match requirements. 2015 $100,000
University of Pittsburgh for 2015 operating support for the Institute of Politics. 2015 $50,000
Jewish Association on Aging to support implementation of the Hearthstone “I'm Still Here” program. 2015 $50,000
Jewish Family and Children's Service to support a collaboration with Jeremiah's Place to help low-income, single parents address barriers to self-sufficiency. 2015 $39,000
Community Empowerment Association, Inc. to support four family events in 2015. 2015 $5,000
Mon Valley Initiative for 2015 support of the Workforce and Business Development Program. 2015 $100,000
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania to support exhibition components and programming focused on the African American experience within the “We Can Do It!” exhibition and programs. 2015 $25,000
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to support The Wonder of Learning exhibition. 2015 $25,000
The Forbes Funds for the 2015 Management Assistance Grants Program. 2015 $50,000
Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. d/b/a NeighborWorks for the NeighborWorks Leadership Collaboratory to develop and train emerging grassroots leaders in distressed communities.
2015 $50,000
Pittsburgh Musical Theater to support the expansion of the Creative Learning Center program. 2015 $25,000
The Pittsburgh Promise to support The Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship Program. 2015 $750,000
Glade Run Lutheran Services to support programs that meet the needs for children with autism and their families. 2015 $40,000
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to support STEM-focused environmental education programs. 2015 $75,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development for 2015 programs of the Sustainable Opportunity agenda. 2015 $160,000
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