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 descending Amount
University of Pittsburgh for the production of "The Gammage Project." 2013 $15,000
Prime Stage Theatre to support its 2013 season of plays. 2013 $12,000
SLB Radio Productions, Inc. to support the Radio Artist Residency Program. 2013 $15,000
Unseam'd Shakespeare Company to support its production of "The Tempest or The Enchanted Isle." 2013 $9,000
Friends to Friends, Inc. for operating support. 2013 $3,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support completion of the "Inheritors of a Burden" documentary. 2013 $10,500
Community Theater Project Corporation to support the presentation of an experimental film salon series, called "Afronaut: An Exploration in Film of the African Diaspora and Time Travel." 2013 $6,550
Guiding Star Dance Foundation to support its production of "Arranged Marriage." 2013 $7,500
Saint Vincent College to secure the Lynn Johnson Fred Rogers Photo Collection Project. 2013 $10,000
North Side Christian Health Center to establish an integrated Behavioral Health Program within the center's two site locations in central North Side and Northview Heights Public Housing community. 2013 $50,000
Riverlife for 2013 operating support. 2013 $150,000
POISE Foundation for a planning grant to design New Hill City, and to implement a Kuumba Festival demonstration project at Kennard Park. 2013 $25,000
Center That C.A.R.E.S. to support the capital costs of renovation of the Jeron X. Grayson Community Center in the Hill District to serve as a site for its expanded out-of-school programming. 2013 $100,000
Pittsburgh United to advance the Clean Rivers Campaign. 2013 $75,000
Achieva for the Waiting List Reduction Campaign. 2013 $50,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the second year of the Shale Gas Roundtable. 2013 $50,000
FamilyLinks for operating support for the Transitional Living Program (TLP). 2013 $150,000
Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc. to support the Fiberart International 2013. 2013 $25,000
Balafon West African Dance Ensemble to support the second annual Black River African Dance Conference. 2013 $15,000
World War II Veterans of Allegheny County Memorial Fund Inc. for the construction of the Southwestern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial. 2013 $50,000
National Conference on Citizenship for the first Pittsburgh Civic Health Index. 2013 $15,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts to support the reading series and online literary journal. 2013 $15,000
Carnegie Institute to support education and community outreach programs related to the 2013 Carnegie International. 2013 $100,000
Community Theater Project Corporation to support 2013 programming and an architectural feasibility study. 2013 $80,000
Hosanna House to implement a family health and wellness program. 2013 $75,000
City of Asylum Pittsburgh to support its Cave Canem in Pittsburgh Initiative. 2013 $15,000
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to support the 2013 festival. 2013 $7,500
Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh to help older homeowners age in place by repairing, rehabilitating and weatherizing their homes in four Hilltop neighborhoods. 2013 $75,000
Growth Through Energy and Community Health, Inc. for ReClaim South Pittsburgh, a community empowerment initiative to revitalize vacant land through green infrastructure strategies. 2013 $50,000
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to support the 2013 Festival of Firsts. 2013 $100,000
Young Men and Women's African Heritage Association to support its AFRICAMERICAS program. 2013 $10,500
Allegheny Conference on Community Development for the “Strengthening Communities Initiative,” a pilot project to demonstrate the potential for long-term, effective partnerships between businesses and community development organizations in distressed communities.
2013 $50,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support PublicSource for 2013-14. 2013 $250,000
Ceasefire Pennsylvania Education Fund for operating support to expand programming in Western PA. 2013 $50,000
Pgh. Partnership, City of Pgh.'s Dept. of Personnel to support the Student Conservation Association's program in the 2013 Summer Youth Employment Program. 2013 $125,000
University of Pittsburgh for operating support over two years. 2013 $100,000
The Pittsburgh Promise to support The Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship Program. 2013 $750,000
YouthPlaces to support the Together As One Summer Community Service Project. 2013 $10,000
Society for Contemporary Craft for the exhibition ENOUGH Violence. 2013 $45,000
Franklin Center of Beaver County for the 20th Aliquippa Art and Music Festival. 2013 $6,800
Construction Junction, Inc. to support a collaborative dance production at the Carrie Blast Furnace site. 2013 $12,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support production of a documentary on the renowned Pittsburgh painter, Robert Qualters. 2013 $25,000
Afrika YETU to support DrumTalk 2013 and cultural programming at The African Resource Center. 2013 $30,000
Three Rivers Adoption Council to hire a therapist for theTherapeutic Supervised Visitation Program. 2013 $65,000
Paddle Without Pollution for the Watershed Stewardship Campaign. 2013 $25,000
Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise to support the implementation grants for Cohort I and program costs for managing Cohort I and II. 2013 $185,000
UPMC - St. Margaret Memorial Hospital Foundation to hire a Social Work Case Manager for the UPMC St. Margaret Family Health Centers in the Lawrenceville, New Kensington, and Bloomfield-Garfield communities. 2013 $47,000
Mon Valley Initiative for 2013 operating support of the Workforce and Business Development Program. 2013 $150,000
New Horizon Theater, Inc. to support its presentation of “Black Angels Over Tuskegee.” 2013 $15,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the Pittsburgh Philanthropy Project at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. 2013 $30,000