The Pittsburgh Foundation

News Releases

We update this section often with current news about The Pittsburgh Foundation. For more information, please contact Doug Root, Vice President of Communications, at 412-394-2647 or

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#UnitedForUkraine campaign to assist in refugee crisis

Because of the massive numbers and the complexity of providing humanitarian aid around a war zone, The Pittsburgh Foundation is partnering with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania on United Way Worldwide’s #UnitedForUkraine campaign, a multinational effort to direct much-needed donations to United Way organizations in the countries welcoming Ukrainians fleeing the horrors of war.

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Pittsburgh Government Guidebook opens to public

Residents and others with a stake in the quality of day-to-day operations of city government will have a clearer understanding of its functions, strengths and challenges with the publication of the City Government Guidebook, now online at

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Exposure Artist Program awards grants totaling $215,000

The Exposure Artist Program, a new arts funding initiative at The Pittsburgh Foundation, has awarded its first round of grants. The 12 awards total $215,000 and include support for individual artists and collectives, transformative justice grants to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) artists working at the intersection of art and activism, and to artists who have never received foundation funding before.

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Announcing the first Exposure Artist Fellowship awardees

Today, the Foundation is announcing its first Exposure Artist Fellowship awardees: director and filmmaker Chris Ivey, who will work in co-fellowship with staff of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater; visual artist Shikeith, who will work in co-fellowship with the Carnegie Museum of Art; and illustrator-filmmaker Ana Armengod, who will pursue a self-curated fellowship.