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
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
University of Pittsburgh for a 2014 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Co-evolutionary Signatures as a Novel Approach to Gene Discovery" by Dr. Nathan Clark (PI). 2014 $150,000
University of Pittsburgh for a 2014 Kaufman New Initiative research grant entitled, "Expanding the Genetic Code of Zebrafish" by Dr. Alexander Deiters (PI) and Dr. Michael Tsang (Co-PI). 2014 $300,000
Carnegie Mellon University for a 2014 Kaufman New Initiative research grant entitled, "Neural Circuitry of the Mammalian Neocortex" by Dr. Alison Barth (PI) and Dr. Marcel Bruchez (Co-PI). 2014 $300,000
Pennsylvania State University for a 2014 Kaufman New Initiative research grant entitled, "Autonomous Interacting Microrobotic Systems" by Dr. Ayusman Sen (PI) and Dr. Anna C. Balazs (Co-PI) of the University of Pittsburgh. 2014 $300,000
University of Pennsylvania for a 2014 Kaufman New Initiative research grant entitled, "Living Photonic Devices: Self-assembly from Proteins as Patchy Colloids" by Dr. Alison Sweeney (PI) and Dr. Randall Kamien (Co-PI). 2014 $300,000
Lehigh University for a 2014 Kaufman New Investigator research grant entitled, "Epistatic interactions and constraints on evolutionary outcomes in yeast experimental evolution" by Dr. Gregory Lang (PI). 2014 $150,000
Point Park University to support the film “Low Tide in Serf City”. 2014 $9,500
Schenley Heights Development Program, Inc. to support the Still in School Project. 2014 $135,000
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble for general operating support for FY 2014 and FY 2015. 2014 $20,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts to support Front Porch Theatricals' production of the play “Parade.” 2014 $6,500
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre to support the acquisition and mounting of Beauty and the Beast. 2014 $100,000
Mattress Factory to support the 2014-2015 exhibitions program. 2014 $75,000
Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children for operating support. 2014 $90,000
City of Pittsburgh to support the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment. 2014 $130,000