The Pittsburgh Foundation

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Sounding the Alarm

Westmoreland community foundation is a first responder to firefighter the recruitment crisis, with a $10,000 planning grant that leads to $4.3 million in federal funding.



The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments issue a joint response to the Jan. 15 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette lead editorial “Reason as racism: An immigration debate gets derailed."


Small and Mighty: Advance African Development, Inc. (AAD)

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Advance African Development, Inc. (AAD). The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Since 2012, AAD has been working to address health disparities, human rights and other social justice issues through intervention programs.