The Power to Do Great Things
Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest community foundations and is the 14th largest of more than 750 similar foundations across the United States. It set a new record for grantmaking, $67 million, in 2020. As a community foundation, its resources comprise endowment funds established by individuals, businesses and organizations with a passion for charitable giving and fulfilling the Foundation’s mission of improving quality of life for all in the region. The Foundation currently manages about 2,500 individual donor funds and, together with its supporting organizations and its affiliate, The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, has assets of $1.46 billion. Grantmaking benefits a broad spectrum of basic needs and development opportunities within Pittsburgh and beyond.
To learn more about our rich and varied history, please watch the The Power to Do Great Things: A Legacy of Giving at The Pittsburgh Foundation video, above. We hope you’ll be inspired by the work of our donors, grantees and community partners.