The Pittsburgh Foundation

Special Initiatives

French-speaking singer Nathan Kimbeni, originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, began connecting with other immigrants through Afrika Yetu after arriving in Pittsburgh in 2014.
French-speaking singer Nathan Kimbeni, originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, began connecting with other immigrants through Afrika Yetu after arriving in Pittsburgh in 2014.

The mission of the Foundation's discretionary grantmaking is to foster sustainable communities, defined as those which seek to seamlessly integrate economic, social equity and environmental goals in order to enhance the quality of life for residents of Allegheny County. Below are various Special Initiatives programs, which each have specific guidelines and application processes. Visit their individual pages to learn more.