Find the Helpers
The Pittsburgh Foundation has been named by Allegheny County to oversee efforts to distribute $1.62 million in rapid relief grants to 28 nonprofits in response to the human services needs presented by COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Relief Fund distributes CARES Act funding to nonprofits in Allegheny County.
Projects funded by this joint program of The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments include a documentary about Black American women, an artist residency at Guardians of Sound to work with the Hip Hop Orchestra Music Instruction project, a series of cookout events to cultivate Black joy and a three-month visiting playwright fellowship that honors the legacy of August Wilson.
Statewide survey most comprehensive to date on lost revenue and extra costs
On March 16, the Emergency Action Fund was setup by The Pittsburgh Foundation and its regional partners to accept donations from individuals, foundations and businesses so that funds could be allocated rapidly to nonprofits on the front lines of the COVID-19 response. Please consider donating to the Fund, learn more about it and the grants distributed to the nonprofits it helped.