The Pittsburgh Foundation

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Small and Mighty

This new grant program intends to streamline the grant-seeking process and bridge the funding gap for small, neighborhood-based 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.

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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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Naming Rights

Through their seven funds, Kevin and Tracy Walsh have memorialized their friends and family members by donating to a broad spectrum of community issues.

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The Power of Storytelling

In response to the Pennsylvania budget impasse, a statewide coalition of community foundations and United Way organizations was created in order to demonstrate the funding community’s unified stance against budgetary abuse of the human services sector.

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Catalyzing Change

Modern-day settlement houses are evolving once again as catalysts for change to transform and sustain communities.