The Pittsburgh Foundation

How to Apply

Dr. Yinka Aganga-Williams, co-founder of Acculturation for Justice, Access & Peace Outreach (AJAPO), helps as many as 300 immigrant and refugee families a year make Pittsburgh their home. AJAPO is an awardee of the Foundation's Small and Mighty grant program.
Dr. Yinka Aganga-Williams, co-founder of Acculturation for Justice, Access & Peace Outreach (AJAPO), helps as many as 300 immigrant and refugee families a year make Pittsburgh their home. AJAPO is an awardee of the Foundation's Small and Mighty grant program.

We are pleased to announce that our 2022 grant application is now live and may be accessed via our online grant portal.  

Based on feedback we have received from nonprofits, we have recently refined our grant application.  Read more about our streamlined grant application process.

The Pittsburgh Foundation is your community foundation. We work in partnership with nonprofit organizations to meet community needs. Applying is a two-stage process:

  1. Create an organizational profile.
  2. Submit an application.

Who is eligible to apply for grants?

To qualify for regular grant-making support, your nonprofit organization must be located within Allegheny County or demonstrate service to Allegheny County residents. Click to learn more about learn more about funding eligibility

Apply through our online grant portal

Over the years, nonprofits have asked the Foundation to streamline its grant application process to reduce paperwork and increase transparency. In response to these requests, we have refined our grant application process and built an online portal that makes organizing and submitting applications and support materials easier than ever before. Through the portal, nonprofits may check the status of applications, communicate directly with the Foundation and submit interim progress and final reports. Does your organization already have a profile? If not, create one:

go to grant portal