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Pittsburgh responds to U.S. exit from Paris climate agreement

On Thursday, President Trump announced he would pull the United States out of the landmark international agreement that commits the 195 nations signing it to adopt green energy sources, cut down on climate change emissions and limit the rise of global temperatures — while also cooperating to cope with the impact of unavoidable climate change. The agreement acknowledges that the threat of climate change is "urgent and potentially irreversible," and can only be addressed through "the widest possible cooperation by all countries" and "deep reductions in global emissions."

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In Memoriam: Henry Hillman and Dan Rooney

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. 

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Day of Giving Redux

Nearly $6 million was raised for nonprofits in Allegheny, Westmoreland and Butler counties over the two Day of Giving events held this year.

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Jeremiah's Place: 100 Percent Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle is working to address the risk of poverty facing single women with children by funding nonprofits such as Jeremiah’s Place, the region's only emergency child care center.

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Scholarship Search 2.0

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. 

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Small and Mighty

Streamlines the grant-seeking process and bridges the funding gap for nonprofits with annual budgets of less than $600,000

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Voice Lessons

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.