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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Grantee Sort descending Purpose Year Amount
1Hood Media Academy to support programming expansion to include multi-media and music workshops at Shuman Juvenile Detention Center. 2017 $100,000
1Hood Media Academy for Mikael Owunna to support the publication of a photography book, Limitless Africans, and educational community programming in Pittsburgh focused on LGBTQ African migrants. 2019 $15,000
412 Food Rescue for two-year operating support. 2017 $200,000
412 Food Rescue, Inc. to support the purchase of a refrigerated truck and volunteer recruiting and engagement activities. 2015 $45,000
Acculturation for Justice, Access & Peace Outreach (AJAPO) to support the participation of 25 high school immigrant and refugee youth in their Youth Leadership Development and Academic Success program. 2019 $50,000
Acheve dba Pittsburgh Hires Veterans to provide free services to active members or veterans of the U.S. military searching for educational, training and employment opportunities in Western Pennsylvania. 2018 $50,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation to support the Pittsburgh Chapter Scholars Award Program. 2018 $15,000
Achieva for the Waiting List Reduction Campaign. 2013 $50,000
Achieva to support the Advocacy and Family Support Program. 2018 $150,000
ACTION-Housing, Inc. to support the pre-development of 40 units of permanent supportive housing in Bloomfield, primarily for veterans. 2013 $70,000
ACTION-Housing, Inc. to support expansion of a revenue stream of the Pennsylvania Affordable Housing and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund to increase the local share from the Fund. 2019 $60,000
ACTION-Housing, Inc. for the redevelopment of the historic Centre Avenue YMCA to house 75 very low-income African American men. 2019 $87,377
Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh to support a collaborative performance. 2015 $8,500
African American Chamber Foundation of Western PA to enhance its capacity for programming and membership recruitment. 2014 $75,000
African American Chamber Foundation of Western PA to support a series of workshops designed to raise awareness about the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease among African Americans. 2020 $25,000
African American Cultural Center for 2016 building operations. 2016 $150,000
African American Cultural Center to support programs and operations. 2019 $150,000
Afrika YETU to support DrumTalk 2013 and cultural programming at The African Resource Center. 2013 $30,000
Afrika YETU for FY 2017 and FY 2018 operating support. 2016 $30,000
Afro-American Music Institute to support the Executive Leadership Succession Plan. 2014 $75,000
AIA Legacy, Inc. to support the 2013 Remaking Cities Congress. 2013 $25,000
AIDS Cure Research Collaborative, Inc. for an HIV cure demonstration project to assess the ability of adenosine triphosphate to act as a signaling mechanism to turn on the body’s defense mechanisms against the HIV virus. 2019 $15,000
Aleph Institute, Inc. to support additional capacity for its alternative sentencing program. 2018 $32,000
Aleph Institute - North East Region to support prisoner re-entry and alternative sentencing programs for the Jewish community. 2015 $45,000
Alia Musica Pittsburgh to support the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music. 2014 $10,000
Alia Musica Pittsburgh for general operating support. 2015 $5,000
Alia Musica Pittsburgh for 2017 season support. 2017 $10,000
Alia Musica Pittsburgh to support the development and production of a program of works for string orchestra. 2019 $15,000
All Star Code to support the purchase of 44 laptop computers for the organization’s free 2018 six-week Summer Intensive program for high school boys of color. 2018 $28,600
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
Allegheny Conference on Community Development for operating funds to support Sustainable Prosperity, 2013. 2013 $110,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support the Strengthen Communities program. 2013 $50,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support the Leader to Leader Initiative. 2014 $15,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support the Strengthen Communities program. 2014 $50,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development for operating funds to support Sustainable Prosperity, 2014. 2014 $110,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development for 2015 programs of the Sustainable Opportunity agenda. 2015 $160,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to connect people to opportunity (training, education, jobs) in southwestern Pennsylvania. 2016 $160,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to Connect People to Opportunity (training, education, jobs) in Southwestern Pennsylvania. 2017 $160,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support Creating a Next Generation Economy for All. 2018 $160,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support the production of a documentary film, Transformed: Pittsburgh 5.0. 2019 $25,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support the Economic Inclusion and Community and Sustainability goals. 2019 $160,000
Allegheny County Bar Foundation to provide free legal representation to low income individuals seeking simple divorces. 2016 $30,000
Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas to support the conversion of the Family Law Center into a trauma-responsive courthouse. 2019 $20,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services towards the Continuum of Care Supportive Services Fund to assist homeless housing providers who receive HUD funding commitments to address service shortfalls and match requirements of the federal funding. 2014 $100,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to implement and evaluate an Immediate Care Program for frail, elderly seniors. 2014 $200,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to purchase two vans to be used by Family Support Centers. 2015 $53,680
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to develop and implement a client engagement strategy to improve service delivery. 2015 $200,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to support the Continuum of Care Supportive Services Fund to assist homeless housing providers who receive HUD funding commitments to address service shortfalls and federal match requirements. 2015 $100,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to support the Continuum of Care Supportive Services Fund to assist homeless housing providers who receive Federal Housing and Urban Development funding to address service shortfalls and federal match requirements. 2016 $100,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to support the Continuum of Care Supportive Services Fund to assist homeless housing providers who receive federal funding to address service shortfalls and federal match requirements. 2017 $100,000