Introducing our next president & CEO
The Pittsburgh Foundation 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.
A record of turning nonprofits into transformative forces for community good
New revenue will increase grantmaking in the region
Four community leaders join Board this month as new directors
IT MAY BE A CULTURAL QUIRK, but it seems that the only way we Pittsburghers truly understand the special value one person has in our community – the only way we accurately gauge the enormity of that person’s ability to make us better than we thought we could be – is when that person leaves us.
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 24, 2019 – The following statement is issued by Pittsburgh Foundation President and CEO Maxwell King in support of Allegheny County Health Department staff’s increased monitoring and enforcement action against air polluters in the region:
Small grants, big impact: Charitable groups are among 24 nonprofits serving Allegheny County that will share in a newly announced round of grants totaling $341,000 through The Pittsburgh Foundation’s “Small and Mighty” program — a funding mechanism available to small to mid-sized nonprofits that demonstrate community-impact bang for their charitable buck.
A Pittsburgh Foundation study of the lived experiences of single mothers in Allegheny County has found that, though the women as a group face the highest levels of poverty, their love for their children and their capacity for hard work push them to heroic lengths – despite systemic barriers and societal stigma – to better their families’ prospects.