The Pittsburgh Foundation
Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest community foundations and is the 13th largest of more than 750 community foundations across the United States.
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The Power to Do Great Things


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100 Percent Pittsburgh, our new organizing principle, will engage people in frank and meaningful conversations about what they need to be fuller participants in Pittsburgh’s economy.
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Announcing 100 Percent Pittsburgh


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The Center for Philanthropy is a unique resource that provides donors with opportunities to make a bigger impact with their charitable giving.
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The Center for Philanthropy


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When Pennsylvania’s budget impasse was in its 267th day, community leaders , citizens, religious leaders, human services providers, and staff and board from The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County rallied in Greensburg to demand the impasse come to an end.
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The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County


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The Pittsburgh Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community.

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Fiscal Decay Accelerates in PA Municipalities

According to the new PEL report funded in part by The Pittsburgh Foundation, the southwestern region of the state contains more Act 47 municipalities than any other region in the Commonwealth. These include the city of Aliquippa, Beaver County; Duquesne, Pittsburgh and the boroughs of Braddock and Rankin in Allegheny County; and New Castle, Lawrence County.

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In Harvey's wake: A lifeline from Pittsburgh to Houston

We in community foundations have agendas and methods that are as varied as the regions we serve. But when a major disaster strikes one area, the proud history in our sector is that we cross boundaries to assist in the emergency mission of saving lives and restoring basic quality of life.

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Announcing $1.8 million in scientific research grants

In an era when federal funding for basic scientific research is increasingly under threat, The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, a supporting organization of The Pittsburgh Foundation, has awarded eight grants totaling $1.8 million to support research at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, The Pennsylvania State University, Swarthmore College and University of Pennsylvania.

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Critical Condition

A signature fundraising program generates a record-breaking $1.27 million to nonprofits providing basic needs.