The Pittsburgh Foundation

Foundation-Directed Grants

Use the drop-down boxes below to search the listing of discretionary grants awarded through our application process. The Foundation awards grants in these strategic focus areas: Self-Sufficient Individuals and Families, Healthy Communities, Vibrant Democracy and Community Projects.

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Focus Area


Grantee Purpose Year Sort ascending Amount
Trying Together to create an accelerated Child Development Associate (CDA) Program. 2022 $145,200
Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, Inc. To support the 2021/2022 season. 2022 $20,000
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh For operating support for the Carnegie Museum of Art and The Andy Warhol Museum. 2022 $150,000
Greenwood Plan To revive and rebrand the "African Arts in the Park" event. 2022 $35,000
Rivers of Steel Heritage Corp. To support the Rivers of Steel Arts program. 2022 $50,000
Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company For general operating support. 2022 $50,000
Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka To install four new public exhibitions in partnership with artists and community organizations. 2022 $15,000
Alumni Theater Company To support season 14 of the ATC Young Artist Ensemble. 2022 $50,000
Daisy Wilson Artist Community, Inc. For general operating support. 2022 $75,000
Wesley Family Services to conduct safety assessments of seniors' homes and provide and install safety kits. 2022 $20,000
412 Food Rescue for operating support. 2022 $125,000
Rainbow Kitchen Community Services to support the organization's Anti-Hunger Program. 2022 $50,000
Hosanna House, Inc. for operating support. 2022 $150,000
United Somali Bantu of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc. to support two full-time caseworkers and provide basic needs supplies. 2022 $60,000
Homewood Children's Village to support three salaries as part of its advocate program, which will serve 75 students. 2022 $100,000
Stem Coding Lab, Inc. to support its academic out-of-school time program hosted in partnership with two Pittsburgh Public Schools: King PreK-8 and Lincoln K-5. 2022 $31,800
NEED (Negro Educational Emergency Drive) to support operating costs for 2022-2023. 2022 $100,000
League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh For operating support. 2022 $50,000
Allegheny Land Trust Towards acquisition of urban green space in Garfield to create a multipurpose community green space. 2022 $35,000
North Hills Affordable Housing DBA HEARTH To support a case manager position for its transitional housing program. 2022 $80,000
Crisis Center North, Inc. To build a replicable model for emergency and short-term housing for domestic violence victims seeking safety with their companion animals. 2022 $65,000
Keystone Research Center Inc. To support the State Budget public education project in Southwestern Pennsylvania. 2022 $60,000
Community Kitchen Pittsburgh To support a workforce training approach that helps transform the regional food system into a platform for economic opportunity for marginalized populations. 2022 $75,000
Just Mediation Pittsburgh To support expansion of eviction mediation services. 2022 $200,000
Samaritan Counseling, Guidance, Consulting To help low-income individuals near Sewickley, PA access mental health resources. 2022 $7,250
When She Thrives For operating support. 2022 $114,000
B F Jones Memorial Library To support youth and families of Aliquippa, PA through a new learning garden. 2022 $14,350
Coraopolis Youth Creations, Inc. For operating support. 2022 $75,000
1Hood Media Academy To support programs in the arts, education, activism and juvenile justice diversion for Pittsburgh's Black youth and communities. 2022 $75,000
Juvenile Law Center To expand youth-guided advocacy initiatives that prevent juvenile justice system involvement in Allegheny County and across Pennsylvania. 2022 $64,697
Pennsylvania Health Access Network To establish the BeHeard BeHealthy Pittsburgh chapter for communities to inform health policy. 2022 $20,000
Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit To expand capacity for youth court representation and disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline. 2022 $75,000
Women for a Healthy Environment To expand advocacy initiatives focused on addressing environmental exposures that impact public health. 2022 $60,000
Christian Immigration Advocacy Center to provide legal aid to immigrant and refugee women experiencing domestic violence. 2022 $15,000
Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry to support a mental health counseling clinic to support older adults. 2022 $50,000
Afro-American Music Institute to support Stop the Violence Pittsburgh's 2022 festival programming. 2022 $20,000
Equity Impact Center to support the Transformative Leader Program. 2022 $75,000
Arc Human Services, Inc. To provide Equine Assisted Learning for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 2022 $20,000
Brother's Brother Foundation To address unmet healthcare needs in underserved communities in developing countries. 2022 $16,000
City of San Rafael To support new and ongoing digital and technology literacy at the San Rafael Public Library. 2022 $38,465
Humane Animal Rescue To support protecting animals domestic and wild from suffering, homelessness and abuse. 2022 $10,000
The Open Door, Inc. To support expansion of representative payee, housing and case management services for individuals living with HIV. 2022 $50,000
Front Porch Theatricals For general operating support. 2022 $15,000
Attack Theatre Incorporated For general operating support. 2022 $35,014
Film Pittsburgh For general operating expenses. 2022 $15,000
Hill Dance Academy Theatre To support A Black Bead Story by Celeta Hickman. 2022 $15,000
Pittsburgh Musical Theater For general operating support. 2022 $20,000
Protohaven For general operating support. 2022 $25,000
Jeremiah's Place For general operating support. 2022 $30,000
1Nation To support and stabilize the operations of 1Nation Mentoring in-school and community based programs. 2022 $40,000