As our foundation marks its first full year of action on a plan to realize these for a Greater Pittsburgh, we invite you to view our 2022-2023 annual report that charts progress.

A Report to the Community

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For a Greater Pittsburgh

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OUR VISION: We commit to creating a vibrant, equitable and just Pittsburgh region that supports everyone—regardless of race, identity or circumstance—to thrive and fulfill their potential.

 

OUR MISSION: The Pittsburgh Foundation, established in 1945, works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community.

 

Our Vision

We are committed to creating a vibrant, equitable, and just Pittsburgh region that supports everyone — regardless of race, identity, and circumstance — to thrive and fulfill their potential. Our three mutually reinforcing strategic priorities are to promote philanthropy, support community, and catalyze partnerships, all anchored in a commitment to racial justice.

Grantmaking Priorities

Our Stories

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Survey Says? All In Allegheny Seeks Resident Input

Housing affordability, neighborhood safety and air quality are among the topics that county residents are being asked to weigh in on as part of a broad community outreach effort from new Allegheny County Executive Sara Innamorato and her transition team. Residents are being asked to participate in the All In Allegheny Community Survey, an effort to gather as much community involvement as possible from as many residents as possible representing a wide range of demographic groups.

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Advancing Black Arts awards $1.6 million in grants

The program is committed to helping create a vibrant cultural life in Pittsburgh and the region. It is intentionally designed to enhance the support made available to Black artists and arts organizations that have historically been underresourced.

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Meet 2023 Partner in Philanthropy Award Winner Matt Schwartz

Matt Schwartz is a Pittsburgh-based professional advisor who believes it is important to inform clients about The Pittsburgh Foundation and community foundations in general, because they provide opportunities for long-term giving and estate planning that allows donors to have a say in how their money is managed and distributed.

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Protecting Our Region's Children from Gun Violence

The Pittsburgh Foundation, the University of Pittsburgh's Institute of Politics and the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania joined forces to present a series of three forums designed to enhance community understanding around the public health crisis of gun violence.

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Preventing Estate of Emergency

Proper preparation can make succession planning simple.

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ERG Scholar Julia Murray

Working in occupational therapy to help people reach their full potential.

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Foundation moves office to support new strategic plan

Space at edge of Cultural District allows for more convening, ease of access.

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Our Impact

$1.3 billion Established in 1945 with $5,000. Today assets total $1.3 billion.
3,000The Foundation manages nearly 3,000 funds established by our donors.
$1.2 billion Grants made from 1945 to 2022 total $1.2 billion