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 Community Food Bank to support the launch of the new Health and Wellness Programming. 2017 $40,000
Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group to support tenant organizing and empowerment towards changing local affordable housing policy. 2017 $122,500
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy to plant trees through theTreeVitalize Pittsburgh project in low-income communities in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. 2017 $50,300
PA CleanWays of Allegheny County, Inc. to support the DumpBusters program 2017 $30,000
Hosanna Industries, Inc. to support a home repair program that helps seniors age in place by improving the safety of their homes. 2017 $100,000
Baptist Homes Society to provide paid training and certification for 20 nursing assistants. 2017 $38,360
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to support the continuation of the Campaign for What Works. 2017 $75,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania to support the Year of the Teen program for teens and juvenile offenders at the Shadyside Boys and Girls Club location. 2017 $50,000
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation to support training and technical assistance to create trauma-informed school environments in the Penn Hills and Pittsburgh Public School Districts. 2017 $50,000
North Hills Community Outreach, Inc. to support its Free Rides for Seniors shuttles. 2017 $12,000
YMCA of Sewickley Valley to support scholarships for low-income children to attend Summer Day Camp in 2018. 2017 $40,000
Kingsley Association to support the Kids’ Kitchen program to advance healthy eating and healthy living among low-income, single parent households in the Larimer/East Liberty community of Pittsburgh. 2017 $30,000
Neighborhood ALLIES for 2018 operating support. 2017 $225,000
Hill House Association to provide bridge operating support during an organizational assessment process. 2017 $100,000
Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services to support the development of a strategic plan and to provide environmental legal services on a sliding scale for clients in Western Pennsylvania. 2017 $97,290
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pgh for rehabilitative services and visual devices for individuals that receive low vision services, are legally blind, and do not qualify for federal assistance. 2017 $125,000
Northern Area Multi-Service Center of Allegheny County to implement a fall prevention program into its home and community-based service network. 2017 $94,889
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation WYEP to produce a series of environmentally focused programs. 2017 $75,000
Wesley Family Services to purchase safety equipment for in-home safety checks. 2017 $20,000
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Pittsburgh to support expansion of the HomeMeds Program. 2017 $75,000
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc. to provide hearing aids and assistive listening devices for low-income residents in the greater Pittsburgh area. 2017 $50,000
The Consortium for Public Education for 2018 operating support. 2017 $100,000
Union Aid Society to provide energy efficient windows that operate safely and effectively and improve the health conditions for lower-income seniors. 2017 $40,000
Bricolage Production Company for FY 2018 operating support. 2017 $15,000
The Forbes Funds for 2018 operating support. 2017 $400,000
Economic Development South to help tenants of 44 units in Clairton Townhomes make the transition to home ownership. 2017 $150,000
Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation to support Most Wanted Fine Art's artist residency program. 2016 $15,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers to support Jeff Sewald's documentary on Dr. Jim Withers. 2016 $50,000
Persad Center, Inc. to support the In-Home Senior Response Team Project. 2016 $100,000
Kente Arts Alliance to support 2016 programming. 2016 $45,000
Pittsburgh Harlequins Rugby Football Association for program support for economically underserved youth participants of the rugby mentor program. 2016 $15,000
Three Rivers Adoption Council to support the Adoption Resources and Outpatient Therapy program. 2016 $75,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to support United for Women. 2016 $100,000
Neighborhood Academy to support curriculum-consulting services. 2016 $72,000
Center of Life for 2016 operating support. 2016 $75,000
Silver Eye Center for Photography for FY 2016 operating support. 2016 $5,000
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children to support Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children's advocacy activities. 2016 $50,000
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation for bridge funding for the 2015-16 School to Career youth program. 2016 $75,000
Dreams of Hope to support Hatch Arts Collective's presentation of “Driftless.” 2016 $8,500
Chatham Baroque for FY 2016 and FY 2017 operating support. 2016 $25,000
Pittsburgh Concert Chorale for FY 2016 and FY 2017 operating support. 2016 $16,000
American Friends Service Committee to support American Friends Service Committee-Pittsburgh 2016 youth-led organizing programming. 2016 $30,000
City Theatre Company, Inc. to support presentation of “The Lion.” 2016 $50,000
Riverlife for 2016 operating support. 2016 $150,000
Pittsburgh United to launch a civic engagement strategy to increase voter participation in the 2016 election cycle. 2016 $125,000
New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts to support Front Porch Theatrical's 2016 season of plays. 2016 $15,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the Institute of Politics Criminal Justice Task Force. 2016 $20,000
African American Cultural Center for 2016 building operations. 2016 $150,000
Brothers and Sisters Emerging to support the continuation and expansion of the Gatorway Male Mentoring program. 2016 $50,000
University of Pittsburgh to support the Circlebacks Project at the School of Pharmacy. 2016 $25,000