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
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
Focus North America to establish a free health care clinic in the Hill District community of Pittsburgh. 2013 $75,000
United Way of Allegheny County to support the United for Women Initiative. 2013 $100,000
Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation for a Gun Buyback Initiative. 2013 $10,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development for operating funds to support Sustainable Prosperity, 2013. 2013 $110,000
University of Pittsburgh for general operating funds for the Congress of Neighboring Communities (CONNECT), a forum to advance cooperation among 37 municipalities in Pittsburgh's urban core. 2013 $30,000
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children for operating support. 2013 $100,000
Sprout Fund to support the 2013-14 Seed Grant Program. 2013 $200,000
TRWIB, Inc. for Pittsburgh Works, an initiative to increase placements of low- to medium-wage workers in career pathway employment. 2013 $100,000
Crossroads Foundation to support the Academic Pillars Program. 2013 $35,000
Three Rivers Community Foundation to support youth programs. 2013 $25,000
Dreams of Hope to support the Web Poets/SPEAQ program. 2013 $15,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts for Barebones Productions' 10th anniversary season. 2013 $12,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts to support performing arts programming. 2013 $45,000
Northside Coalition for Fair Housing to support the Resident Service Coordinator position for Fiscal Year 2014. 2013 $50,000
Saint Vincent College for the 2014 Fred Forward Conference. 2013 $25,000
Pittsburgh Musical Theater toward the cost of professional services required to advance the building design, engineering and construction scope detailing. 2013 $25,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support completion of a documentary on The Lovelace Puppet Theater. 2013 $3,500
Calliope House, Inc. for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2013 $20,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development to support the Strengthen Communities program. 2013 $50,000
Bloomfield Development Corp. for transitional operating funding to stabilize and enhance the community development corporation responsible for the Bloomfield business and residential community. 2013 $5,000
Sojourner House to implement a Trauma Informed Care model across all of Sojourner House's programs. 2013 $16,500
Economic Development South to build organizational capacity to advance capital projects and initiatives in six South Pittsburgh/South Hills communities. 2013 $40,000
Community Living and Support Services to implement the Family Partnership Program. 2013 $150,000
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2013 $15,000
United Way of Allegheny County for the Campaign for What Works. 2013 $135,000
Renaissance City Wind Music Society for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2013 $14,000
Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2013 $19,000
Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, Inc. for FY 2014 and FY 2015 operating support. 2013 $27,500