STAFF PROFILEFOR DECADES, donors have turned to The Pittsburgh Foundation’s scholarship program to honor people they love and organizations they admire. Thanks to a dedicated team of staff members, the Foundation now administers 324 scholarships, making the program the sixth largest nationally for community foundations.
The Westmoreland County community held a rally to draw attention to the long stall of the state budget passage that affected the ability of numerous nonprofits to provide essential services.
The Pittsburgh Foundation’s new organizing principle, 100 Percent Pittsburgh, will provide access opportunities for the 30 percent of residents who have been left out of the region’s vibrant new economy. The Motivating Young Citizens Project goes to the core of this multiyear effort by teaching young people affected by gun violence to become courageous advocates for change in their communities.
A message from Maxwell King
The death of Henry Hillman just days after the loss of another devoted son of Pittsburgh, Dan Rooney, reinforces the hard realization that a 20th Century generation of remarkable men and women who were giants in the lives they led is finishing its course.
The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County is spurring nonprofit leaders to leverage their collective knowledge and resources for big quality-of-life gains.