The Pittsburgh Foundation
Foundation President and CEO Lisa Schroeder speaks at our 2019 Explore Series event titled "Advocating for our Environment" which included a discussion about challenges and solutions to the biological impact of lead in drinking water, dangerous levels of particulate matter in the air and toxic sediment in our rivers.
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The Power to Do Great Things

Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest community foundations and is the 15th largest of more than 750 similar foundations across the United States. As a community 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. The Foundation currently manages more than 2,400 individual donor funds and has, together with its supporting organizations and its affiliate, The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, assets of $1.3 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.

Our People

Board of Directors

Meet the guiding individuals behind The Pittsburgh Foundation.

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Meet our team of talented professionals who provide their passion and expertise.

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Want to join The Pittsburgh Foundation staff? Check out our latest job postings.

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