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
Children's Home of Pittsburgh to support the expansion of its staffing model in the Pediatric Specialty Hospital. 2014 $125,000
Regional Opportunity Center d/b/a Vibrant Pittsburgh for the Workforce Diversity Indicators Initiative. 2014 $25,000
Children's Festival Chorus, Inc. for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2014 $18,000
New Sun Rising to support 2014-2015 programming by the f295 Symposium. 2014 $25,000
Center for Victims to support new strategic marketing, communications, and men's program plan to address violence. 2014 $40,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the H2C and PittKitts STEM Projects at the Department of Biological Sciences. 2014 $40,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development's Ready Freddy - kindergarten transition and readiness program. 2014 $75,000
African American Chamber Foundation of Western PA to enhance its capacity for programming and membership recruitment. 2014 $75,000
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh to support design and development of the Very Eric Carle traveling exhibition. 2014 $50,000
United Way of Allegheny County to support the first year of the Seniors/Caregivers Resource Initiative. 2014 $75,000
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh to support the Urban Matters program. 2014 $25,000
YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh to support the Lighthouse Project at Westinghouse High School. 2014 $50,000
Health Effects Institute to develop a Strategic Plan for Unconventional Oil and Gas Research. 2014 $75,000
Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, Inc. to support its 2014 production of Macbeth. 2014 $50,000
University of Pittsburgh to support Music on the Edge's Microtonal Music Festival. 2014 $15,000
Pittsburgh Voyager d/b/a RiverQuest to support STEM programs for the 2014-15 school year. 2014 $40,000
Hill House Association to support the Senior Services Program. 2014 $200,000
Homewood Childrens Village to support the health and wellness activities of the Office of Child and Community Health. 2014 $91,230
Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh to support the Emergency Shelter and 24-Hour Hotline programs for 2014-2015. 2014 $60,000
Watson Institute, The (D.T. Watson) to support implementation of the Positive Support for Schools Program in Mon-Valley area schools. 2014 $50,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support Julie Sokolow's documentary, titled Aspie Seeks Love. 2014 $7,500
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to support the 2015 JFilm Festival. 2014 $7,500
Bethlehem Haven of Pittsburgh, Inc. to support the 902 Mental Health Clinic. 2014 $75,000
Allegheny County Department of Human Services to implement and evaluate an Immediate Care Program for frail, elderly seniors. 2014 $200,000
Community Foundation for the Alleghenies to support providing services in the area of environmental law for underserved communities. 2014 $50,000
Sprout Fund to support the 2014-15 Seed Grant Program. 2014 $200,000
Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania for civic engagement activities to expand the supply of homes to those most in need. 2014 $75,000
Steel Valley Council of Governments to develop a healthy housing market strategy in 41 municipalities and a market recovery plan in five to ten municipalities. 2014 $50,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support the Strengthen Communities program. 2014 $50,000
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force to support a Hepatitis C Testing Program. 2014 $21,200
The Forbes Funds for 2015 operating support. 2014 $350,000
WQED Multimedia for 2015 operating support. 2014 $125,000
Neighborhood ALLIES for 2015 program support. 2014 $175,000
A+ Schools Pittsburgh's Cmty. Alliance for Public for 2015 operating support. 2014 $125,000
Coro Center for Civic Leadership for 2015 operating support. 2014 $95,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support PublicSource for 2015. 2014 $250,000
Consortium for Public Education for 2015 operating support. 2014 $100,000
Allies for Children for 2015 operating support. 2014 $100,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development for operating funds to support Sustainable Prosperity, 2014. 2014 $110,000
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