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Lisa Schroeder, Formerly Of Riverlife, Named New Pittsburgh Foundation President

Lisa M. Schroeder will be the first woman to lead one of the region's oldest and most powerful community philanthropies. The nonprofit executive joins the Pittsburgh Foundation from the Parks & People Foundation in Baltimore, where she served as the group's second-ever president and CEO. She is succeeding Max King, who has served as president of the Pittsburgh Foundation since 2014.


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Pittsburgh Foundation announces first woman president

Lisa Schroeder, who had been president and CEO of Riverlife for 13 years, is returning to Pittsburgh as the first woman to lead one of the region’s largest foundations. The Pittsburgh Foundation on Monday confirmed Schroeder has been hired as the community foundation’s new president following an eight-month search. She will succeed Maxwell King, who is retiring at the end of the summer after a five-year term.

Pittsburgh Business Times

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$200k grant to benefit McDonald residents

Cornerstone Care has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Guy V. and Alma Ida Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation. The grant supports a special project to target the health needs the residents of the McDonald area.

Washington Observer-Reporter

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Pet Tales: Veterans say training facility will mean more service dogs like Parker

A recent video shown to local residents aimed to inspire donors to support the construction of a second Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. training facility just a few miles away in Robinson, Washington County. The facility’s price is projected at $15 million to $20 million and the chief fundraiser is Jack Wagner, a former Pittsburgh City Council member, former state auditor general and a Vietnam veteran.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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24 neighborhood nonprofits share in $341K 'Small and Mighty' grants

Small grants, big impact: Charitable groups are among 24 nonprofits serving Allegheny County that will share in a newly announced round of grants totaling $341,000 through The Pittsburgh Foundation’s “Small and Mighty” program — a funding mechanism available to small to mid-sized nonprofits that demonstrate community-impact bang for their charitable buck.

Pittsburgh TribLive