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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For a greater Pittsburgh

Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest community foundations and as of 2022 is the 18th 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 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 $1.386 billion (2022). Grantmaking benefits a broad spectrum of basic needs and development opportunities within Pittsburgh and beyond.


What is a community foundation?

To learn more about what community foundations like The Pittsburgh Foundation do and how they operate, please watch the video below for an explanation: 


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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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