The Pittsburgh Foundation

Grants Awarded Through Application

Use the drop-down boxes below to search the listing of discretionary grants awarded through our application process. The Foundation awards discretionary 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
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to support educational programming for school-aged students at the Frick Environmental Center. 2018 $100,000
Repair the World to support two Fellows in the 2017-2018 Repair Pittsburgh’s Communities Program. 2018 $15,000
Carnegie Institute, Andy Warhol Museum one-year grant to support Cry, Baby, an exhibition by Devan Shimoyama in 2018. 2018 $150,000
Attack Theatre to support the development of their new site-specific immersive dance theater production, If|Maybe|Then, that utilizes interactive technology and new media. 2018 $35,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts for FY 2018-19 artistic residencies. 2018 $65,000
Pittsburgh Musical Theater to support program costs allowing over 140 students to continue to collaborate on an annual production on a professional Pittsburgh stage. 2018 $25,000
Dreams of Hope to support Hatch Art Collective’s 2018 mainstage theatrical production of Susan Soon He Stanton’s play “THINGS ARE AGAINST US.” 2018 $15,000
Resonance Works to support the performances of “little match girl passion” in March 2018, including the Pittsburgh premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “little match girl passion” by David Lang. 2018 $6,000
New Sun Rising to support The Blanket's Pam Tanowitz Project at the New Hazlett Theater. 2018 $10,000
Pittsburgh Entertainment Project to support the expansion of its Youth and Media Program. 2018 $40,000
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation to support a half-day health clinic in the Homewood-Brushton Family Support Center. 2018 $12,561
Jeremiah's Place to support the expansion of its referral program for mothers that utilize the crisis nursery. 2018 $50,000
New Voices Pittsburgh, Inc. to support the Voice Your Vote! Project. 2018 $75,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh to provide free pediatric health care via the Care Mobile. 2018 $15,000
YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh to support the Women’s Resource Center. 2018 $75,000
Amachi Pittsburgh to support operations. 2018 $50,000
Hosanna House, Inc. for operating support. 2018 $125,000
Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise to support the Strategic Action Planning Program and general operations for 2018. 2018 $135,000
YouthPlaces for a bridge grant to support programmatic restructuring. 2018 $100,000
Pressley Ridge to support a campaign for a 2018 voter referendum to create a dedicated children’s fund to support early learning, after-school programs and nutritious meals for children in Allegheny County. 2018 $150,000
A+ Schools Pittsburgh's Cmty. Alliance for Public Education to support operations for 2018. 2018 $125,000
Achieva to support the Advocacy and Family Support Program. 2018 $150,000
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
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh to support the 106th Annual Exhibition. 2018 $10,000
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to support Project Art, a co-creation project with the Center for Philanthropy. 2018 $85,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc. to implement a new trauma care program. 2018 $40,000
Center That C.A.R.E.S. to support costs associated with piloting a Suspension Alternative Program in partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools at the Jeron X. Grayson Center. 2018 $150,000
Chatham Baroque for FY19 operating support. 2018 $15,000
Common Threads to support the third year of the Small Bites program and Healthy Teacher Trainings during the 2018-19 school year. 2018 $50,000
Daisy Wilson Artist Community, Inc. to support capacity building and programming for the August Wilson House. 2018 $150,000
Dreams of Hope for FY19 general operating support. 2018 $15,000
Duquesne University to support a one-day First Amendment Conference in the Fall of 2018. 2018 $150,000
East Liberty Family Health Care Center to expand primary care service and implement a new diabetic group medical visit model. 2018 $100,000
Foundation of H.O.P.E for a diversion program to prevent engagement with the juvenile justice system. 2018 $80,000
Fractracker Alliance to support education and outreach relating to the health and environmental impacts of energy extraction in the region. 2018 $75,000
Friends to Friends, Inc. to support sports programs for individuals with disabilities and their families. 2018 $20,000
Front Porch Theatricals LLC to support the second show of the 2018 season, "Grey Gardens." 2018 $15,000
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania to support expansion of its customized service delivery model. 2018 $250,000
Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania for Remake Learning Council to develop a standards of practice toolkit for adults working in support of youth. 2018 $50,000
Grow Pittsburgh to support workforce development programming and food production and distribution at Braddock Farms. 2018 $20,000
Guardians of Sound, Inc. to support hiring locally-based musicians for performances and as teaching artists for FY19. 2018 $15,000
Historical Society of WPA dba Senator John Heinz History Ctr to support Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission, an exhibition organized in partnership with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. 2018 $200,000
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to support Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh's educational programming. 2018 $75,000
Kamraton to support "Her Holiness the Winter Dog", an opera by Curtis Rumrill and librettist Zachary Webber with local guests Shana Simmons Dance Company and Chicago-based quartet Quince Contemporary Voice Ensemble. 2018 $7,500
Kente Arts Alliance to support the costs of four artists' fees and one youth workshop for the FY 2018/2019 season. 2018 $15,000
Mon Valley Initiative to support the Workforce and Business Development program. 2018 $100,000
National Performance Network to support the National Performance Network and Visual Artist Network 2018 Conference. 2018 $7,500
National Society of Black Engineers to support program costs for the Summer Engineering Experience for Kids program (SEEK Pittsburgh). 2018 $30,000
New Century Careers, Inc. to support the Job Shop Pilot that will provide extra learning opportunities in a controlled work experience for 26 trainees with barriers to employment. 2018 $50,000
New Sun Rising to support classical music performance, “Casop: A Requiem for Rice” preview and premiere. 2018 $50,000