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 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
Grow Pittsburgh to support the Braddock Farms project, with a particular emphasis on providing fresh produce to the borough's senior population. 2014 $25,000
University of Pittsburgh for the Pittsburgh's Racial Demographics Report: Differences and Disparities, 2014. 2014 $29,500
United Way of Allegheny County to support United for Women initiative. 2014 $100,000
Afro-American Music Institute to support the Executive Leadership Succession Plan. 2014 $75,000
Mon Valley Initiative for 2014 support of the Workforce and Business Development Program. 2014 $150,000
Alumni Theater Company for the production of 'Hair.' 2014 $8,500
Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania to provide training and technical assistance to new and existing mentoring programs. 2014 $75,000
Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest PA to support capacity building and staffing. 2014 $50,000
Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh to support Out with Friends Clubs for the 2014-15 school year while they transition to a permanent home. 2014 $50,000
POISE Foundation to support the salary of the newly created position of Program Officer. 2014 $60,000
Pittsburgh Lesbian & Gay Film Society, Inc. to support the 2014 ReelQ Film Festival and related programming. 2014 $5,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support the creation of a transmedia documentary project. 2014 $8,200
Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center to support the Community Truancy Intervention Project. 2014 $45,000
Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh to support the American Jewish Museum's exhibition Jane Haskell: Drawing in Light. 2014 $15,000
Carnegie Mellon University to support The Drift project. 2014 $15,000
Children's Home of Pittsburgh to support the expansion of its staffing model in the Pediatric Specialty Hospital. 2014 $125,000
Regional Opportunity Center d/b/a Vibrant Pittsburgh for the Workforce Diversity Indicators Initiative. 2014 $25,000
Children's Festival Chorus, Inc. for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2014 $18,000
New Sun Rising to support 2014-2015 programming by the f295 Symposium. 2014 $25,000
Center for Victims to support new strategic marketing, communications, and men's program plan to address violence. 2014 $40,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the H2C and PittKitts STEM Projects at the Department of Biological Sciences. 2014 $40,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development's Ready Freddy - kindergarten transition and readiness program. 2014 $75,000
African American Chamber Foundation of Western PA to enhance its capacity for programming and membership recruitment. 2014 $75,000
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh to support design and development of the Very Eric Carle traveling exhibition. 2014 $50,000
United Way of Allegheny County to support the first year of the Seniors/Caregivers Resource Initiative. 2014 $75,000
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to support the Urban Matters program. 2014 $25,000
YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh to support the Lighthouse Project at Westinghouse High School. 2014 $50,000
Health Effects Institute to develop a Strategic Plan for Unconventional Oil and Gas Research. 2014 $75,000
Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, Inc. to support its 2014 production of Macbeth. 2014 $50,000
University of Pittsburgh to support Music on the Edge's Microtonal Music Festival. 2014 $15,000
Pittsburgh Voyager d/b/a RiverQuest to support STEM programs for the 2014-15 school year. 2014 $40,000
Hill House Association to support the Senior Services Program. 2014 $200,000
Homewood Childrens Village to support the health and wellness activities of the Office of Child and Community Health. 2014 $91,230
Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh to support the Emergency Shelter and 24-Hour Hotline programs for 2014-2015. 2014 $60,000
Watson Institute, The (D.T. Watson) to support implementation of the Positive Support for Schools Program in Mon-Valley area schools. 2014 $50,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support Julie Sokolow's documentary, titled Aspie Seeks Love. 2014 $7,500