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Narrated by Fred Rogers, this video reminds us how Pittsburghers help their neighbors through difficult times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Video created by Joshua Franzos.
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The Pittsburgh Foundation, its resources comprise endowment funds established by individuals, businesses and organizations with a passion for charitable giving and a deep commitment to the Pittsburgh region.
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The Power to Do Great Things


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The Pittsburgh Foundation's Emergency Action Fund intended to help our region's vulnerable populations recover from the effects of COVID-19.
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A mural and makeshift memorial outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis where George Floyd was murdered by police officers on May 25, 2020. Mural by artists Xena Goldman, Cadex Herrera and Greta McLain with help from Niko Alexander and Pablo Hernandez. Photo by Artyom Tonoyan. Used with permission.
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Standing up for racial justice


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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.
 

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Pittsburgh Foundation releases “Eviction in Allegheny County: a mixed-methods study”

Report includes recommendations for creating an eviction-prevention system in Allegheny County to model best practices and reduce poverty.

PITTSBURGH, April 13, 2021 – While no one wants to evict or be evicted, the legal process of removing a person from their home happens with alarming frequency and disproportionately impacts the county’s lowest-income residents, according to a study conducted b

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Nominations now open for Courage in Journalism Award

PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2021 – Nominations are being accepted now through June 30 for the Sally Kalson Courage in Journalism Award Program at The Pittsburgh Foundation. The annual award, which comes with a $5,000 prize, honors a journalist whose work covering Pennsylvania aligns with Kalson’s legacy of boldly speaking truth to power.

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New community foundation leader for Westmoreland

Veteran of nonprofit sector to focus on donors, community impact

PITTSBURGH, MARCH 10, 2021 – McCrae Martino, whose more than 20-year career has covered critical leadership positions at a range of nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving life prospects for the region’s residents, is the new executive director of The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County (CFWC), an affiliate of The Pittsburgh Foundation.

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Foundation awarded record $67 million in grants in its 75th year

PITTSBURGH, FEB. 8, 2021 – In a year when multiple crises have rocked cities around the world, The Pittsburgh Foundation along with its donors and philanthropic partners set new benchmarks for community giving, awarding $67 million in grants. It is the largest amount in its history, up from $65.7 million in 2019.