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
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council for general operating support. 2017 $45,000
Pittsburgh CLO to support arts education for disadvantaged youth. 2017 $30,000
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to support the public art component of the 2017 Three Rivers Arts Festival. 2017 $50,000
Society for Contemporary Craft to support the socially engaged art exhibition, Shelter: Creating a Safe Home. 2017 $50,000
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation to support a marketing and communications associate. 2017 $20,000
Carnegie Institute to support planning activities relating to the capital campaign. 2017 $25,000
POISE Foundation to support the Pittsburgh Peace and Justice Initiative created by the Pittsburgh Black Elected Official Coalition. 2017 $50,000
Alia Musica Pittsburgh for 2017 season support. 2017 $10,000
Pittsburgh Lesbian & Gay Film Society, Inc. to support the annual film festival, REEL Q, and the expansion of year-round programming. 2017 $10,000
Oakland Service Ministries to support undergraduate education in the Christian tradition at Pittsburgh area colleges and universities. 2017 $20,000
Radiant Hall Studios to support member services for 2017. 2017 $15,000
Texture Contemporary Ballet to support the 2017/2018 performance series. 2017 $12,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts to support the world premiere production of “In the Company of Ghosts.” 2017 $13,800
University of Pittsburgh to support fall 2017 programming for the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics. 2017 $7,500
University of Pittsburgh to support Music on the Edge's second biennial “Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival” in January 2018. 2017 $15,000
Healthy Village Learning Institute to support the Healthy Village Learning Institute program for youth ages 8-16 in McKeesport. 2017 $30,000
McKees Rocks Community Development Corp. to expand services and transportation for Sto-Rox after-school programming. 2017 $33,500
Youth Enrichment Services, Inc. to provide funding for youth development and truancy prevention services for youth ages 10-17 and their families. 2017 $41,000
American Heart Association, Inc. to support the Check. Change. Control. Program. 2017 $50,000
DePaul School for Hearing and Speech to support an in-home Early Intervention Program. 2017 $150,000
Our Clubhouse to support family and youth programming. 2017 $60,000
Women for a Healthy Environment to provide community education programs to residents in the Mon Valley Community. 2017 $65,000
Allegheny Family Network to provide childcare for single parents and hire a new Family Support Partner. 2017 $55,000
Unity Lutheran Community Mission to support summer and year-round educational programming to the children of Homewood. 2017 $20,000
Duquesne University to support the CIRCLE Program that exposes middle schools students to STEM activities. 2017 $23,010
Barebones Productions for 2017-2018 program support. 2017 $45,000
Mattress Factory to support exhibitions and education programs. 2017 $100,000
Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts to expand after-school and summer choral education programming for underserved children and youth. 2017 $30,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts for 2017 operating support. 2017 $100,000
Sweetwater Art Center to upgrade, expand and improve Sweetwater's gallery programming. 2017 $10,000
Carnegie Mellon University to support outreach for its 2017/2018 theme: Inequality and the Economy as Karl Marx turns 200. 2017 $5,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support Daliborka Films' work to complete the documentary film, The Day of the Western Sunrise. 2017 $10,000
New Sun Rising to support the production of culturally and politically sensitive projects and to create sustainable part-time jobs for dancers. 2017 $75,000
Comprehensive Care Connections to support Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agencies on Aging during the transition to Community HealthChoices. 2017 $75,000
Alumni Theater Company to support expanded programming during the first season of operation in its new performance space. 2017 $50,000
Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh to initiate a Center for Loving Kindness and Civic Engagement. 2017 $150,000
PolicyLink to implement an equitable development action plan for Pittsburgh. 2017 $125,000
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future to support the Clean Energy Pittsburgh Project. 2017 $100,000
Committee of Seventy to support Draw the Lines, a citizen competition to draw compact congressional and legislative district maps that promote competitive elections. 2017 $30,000
Ward Home to support the direct care needs of youth in its Supervised Independent Living program. 2017 $84,000
Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. d/b/a NeighborWorks to provide financial education and counseling to residents in Larimer. 2017 $100,000
Focus North America to hire a project manager for the FOCUS Pittsburgh program. 2017 $65,000
Chartiers Community MH/MR Center, Inc. to support the Healthy Housing Outreach Program. 2017 $28,775
Clean Water Fund for an educational campaign to reduce lead exposure of Pittsburgh residents in public drinking water. 2017 $55,000
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
PublicSource one-year operating support grant. 2017 $250,000
Best of the Batch Foundation to support year-round, out-of-school educational programming for children in southwestern Pennsylvania. 2017 $125,000
Vintage to support exercise and wellness programming for older adults. 2017 $34,750
Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh to support programs that help seniors age in place by improving the safety conditions in their homes. 2017 $100,000
Jewish Association on Aging to support the Benevolent Care Fund. 2017 $75,000