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.

The Power to Do Great Things


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Jeremiah’s Place, the region’s only emergency nursery, is one of 90 organizations that will benefit from the 2017 Critical Needs Alert, #SafetyNetPGH, taking place May 23. More information is available at PittsburghGives.org.

Critical Needs Alert: Supporting the Safety Net


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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.

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.

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.

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.

Community Forum

News Release

$230,000 in grants to “Small and Mighty” nonprofits

New program funds 18 organizations with budgets under $600,000

PITTSBURGH, March 16, 2017 –  For small, community-based nonprofits, applying for foundation grants can seem insurmountably difficult, when there are few people on staff who have expertise in writing grants.