The Pittsburgh Foundation
The Pittsburgh Foundation is partnering with local foundations and agencies (The Heinz Endowments, Richard King Mellon Foundation, Hillman Family Foundations and the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania) to administer an Emergency Action Fund intended to help our region's vulnerable populations recover from the effects of COVID-19.
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Emergency Action Fund


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“We in the foundation community and other philanthropic organizations have the health and safety of all southwestern Pennsylvanians as our first duty during the public emergency presented by the COVID-19 virus. The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County and our partners hope the public will join us in contributing to the Emergency Action Fund. Through this fund, we come together as one, with one goal: ensuring rapid and effective assistance, especially for the most vulnerable.” -Lisa Schroeder, President & CEO

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Schroeder's Viewpoint: Fighting for what makes us better moving forward

It has been nearly three months since much of life as we embraced it was upended by a virus that we don’t know enough about. But it knows us, especially in how to travel among us. From Pittsburgh to Paris to Perth, Australia, the shelter-in-place existence has imprisoned our DNA-grounded instinct to be fully alive by being close to one another. Read this article from Foundation President and CEO Lisa Schroeder.

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