The Power to Do Great Things
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.
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.
The Pittsburgh Foundation's new 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle will engage people in frank, meaningful conversations about what they need to more fully participate in Pittsburgh’s economy. We’ve already begun by focusing on single women raising children and youth ages 12 to 24—two groups largely left behind in our region’s resurgence—and will broaden our focus in the coming years.
Free screening on Nov. 13 at the August Wilson Center followed by Q & A
Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation send $100,000 in aid to Puerto Rico to spur public giving
At age 17, Doug Strott was an athlete who threw the javelin for his high school track team. But he struggled to get through his training exercises.
When an orthopedic specialist diagnosed him with Scheuermann’s Disease, few people had heard of the degenerative spinal condition that causes an abnormally curved back and severe, chronic pain.
Almost four decades after his diagnosis, the debilitating illness is still largely unknown.
Community foundation funding nets FEMA grant for volunteer recruitment
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.