The Pittsburgh Foundation


Tree of Life: #LoveIsStronger

Under the #LoveIsStronger banner, The Pittsburgh Foundation raised funds through a crowdfunding campaign to support organizations assisting victims of the mass shootings at Tree of Life Synagogue.



The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments issue a joint response to the Jan. 15 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette lead editorial “Reason as racism: An immigration debate gets derailed."

News Release

Carol Brown Awards elevate local artists, honor national luminaries

The established artist award will go to costume designer Susan Tsu, whose works have graced stages all over the world. Visual artist Sarika Goulatia will receive the emerging artist award. The event includes public program with MacArthur Fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and local author, artist and educator Sandra Gould Ford.

Scholarship Timeline

October - The application period for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens. November - The application period for Foundation scholarships begins around Thanksgiving. February - Last weekday of the month is the deadline for most enrichment scholarships. March - Last weekday of the month is the deadline for most other scholarships.

Scholarships: How to Apply

All applications for The Pittsburgh Foundation and Community Foundation of Westmoreland County which are available to the general public can be searched and viewed on our Scholarship Search Portal. For applications that have the Apply Now button , new applicants should create a profile and login to

Community Matters

Robert Mueller and the rule of law

I got a call recently from an old friend, Tim Weiner, who worked with me years ago at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Tim, who won a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for his journalism, is one of the nation's leading experts on national security, intelligence operations and related agencies.

Scholarship Search

To Search Start by selecting your status in school. Then, on the results page, use the drop-downs. Start broadly and then narrow your terms. Mix it up. Hit “reset criteria” to repeat.  Returning Users To log in to your account, click here.

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