UPDATE: MARCH 22 at 3:45 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Foundation is committed to helping the communities we serve become equitable and vibrant places where everyone can thrive. We will use a racial justice lens in our efforts to align our grantmaking with resident’s dreams for themselves, their families and their communities and prioritize support in the five focus areas listed below.
An information session was held virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 14 which highlighted the Foundation's updated funding priorities. View a recording of the info session.
RACIAL WEALTH GAP SIMULATION TRAINING
The Racial Wealth Gap Simulation is a unique, interactive opportunity to engage in awareness and knowledge building alongside peers, as well as, to better understand why the Foundation has deepened its commitment to addressing racial and economic injustice in our region. Learn more and register to attend one of two Racial Wealth Gap Simulation trainings on March 24 or 31:
Register for March 24 training
To learn more about our grant-making focus areas, select one of the following:
|FOUNDATION-DIRECTED GRANTS||APPLICATION DEADLINES|
|Spring grant cycle||Friday, March 24, 2023 by noon
(for funding decision by June 14.)
Fall grant cycle
|Tuesday, July 18, 2023 by 5 p.m.
(for funding decision by Nov. 1.)
ADVANCING BLACK ARTS IN PITTSBURGH
Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh is intentionally designed to enhance the support made available to Black artists and Black-led arts organizations that have historically been underresourced. Its grantees are artists, programs and organizations advancing the art of the African diaspora. Application process is open through May 3, 2023.
Learn about Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh
RAYMOND C. AND MARTHA S. SUCKLING FUND
We are seeking organizations that serve low-income residents in Sewickley, Pa., and the surrounding communities.
Learn about support for low-income residents
DIRECT CARE AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR SPECIFIC DISEASE AREAS
We are seeking requests from nonprofit social service organizations that provide direct care and assistance to people suffering from Alzheimer's disease, AIDS, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and other serious afflictions.
learn about direct care/MEDICAL ASSISTANCE funding
Medical research funding is designated to support rigorous research across a broad spectrum of diseases, including various types of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, AIDS, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, geriatrics and blindness.
Learn about medical research grants
CURRENTLY CLOSED GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
The funding opportunities below are not taking applications currently. This may mean that the application has passed or that the grant cycle for this year has not yet opened.
To learn more about these grant programs and their schedule:
- Small and Mighty Grant Program
- Social Justice Fund
- Serving Seniors in Allegheny County
- Dietrich Funds
- The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation Basic Science Awards
ARTS AND JOURNALISM GRANTS
- Exposure Program:
- Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards
- The Eben Demarest Fund
- The Bennett Prize
- Sally Kalson Courage in Journalism Award