The Pittsburgh Foundation

Stories

Stories

Philanthropy Dreamcatchers: Meet the Development Team

YOU DREAM OF BEING a local philanthropist, and you’re trying to figure out the first step in sustained giving to make life better for others in your Pittsburgh-area community. Or, you’re a professional advisor realizing you have clients with that passion and you’re searching for a trustworthy, experienced charitable giving partner. The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Development team is the region’s one-stop shop for making it happen.

Stories

Small & Mighty: First Step Recovery Homes

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to First Step Recovery Homes, Inc. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Located in McKeesport, this organization provides recovery support housing for adult males experiencing homelessness who also have a substance use disorder. The goal is to ensure sobriety and help the men stay out of the criminal justice system.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Advance African Development, Inc. (AAD)

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Advance African Development, Inc. (AAD). The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Since 2012, AAD has been working to address health disparities, human rights and other social justice issues through intervention programs.

Stories

Small and Mighty: SisterFriend, Inc.

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to SisterFriend, Inc. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Serenity Living Transitional Home

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $14,868 to Serenity Living Transitional Home. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Omicelo Cares

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $4,800 to Omicelo Cares. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Hope Empowerment Project

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Hope Empowerment Project. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Friendship Community Church

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $11,675 to Friendship Community Church. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Arsenal Family and Children’s Center

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Arsenal Family and Children’s Center. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Acculturation for Justice, Access and Peace Outreach (AJAPO)

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Acculturation for Justice, Access and Peace Outreach (AJAPO). The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: The Black Urban Gardeners and Farmers of Pittsburgh Co-op

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $16,500 to The Black Urban Gardeners and Farmers of Pittsburgh Co-op (BUGS). The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Message Carriers of Pennsylvania, Inc.

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Message Carriers of Pennsylvania, Inc. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Sounding the Alarm

Westmoreland community foundation is a first responder to firefighter the recruitment crisis, with a $10,000 planning grant that leads to $4.3 million in federal funding.

Stories

SHAME

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."

Stories

Small and Mighty: SisTers PGH

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to SisTers PGH (Fiscal sponsor: Proud Haven). The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets or less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Shadow Student Athlete Development Services, Inc.

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Shadow Student Athlete Development Services, Inc. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Rainbow Kitchen Community Services

Small and Mighty: Rainbow Kitchen Community Services

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Rainbow Kitchen Community Services. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Kitchen of Grace, Inc.

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Kitchen of Grace, Inc. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsburgh. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Free Store Wilkinsburg d/b/a Civically, Inc.

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Free Store Wilkinsburg d/b/a Civically, Inc. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: 100 Black Men of Western PA, Inc.

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $9,978 to 100 Black Men of Western PA, Inc. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Coraopolis Youth Creations, Inc.

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Coraopolis Youth Creations, Inc. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: Off the Floor Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $13,000 to Off the Floor Pittsburgh. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Stories

Small and Mighty: 1Nation

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $13,000 to 1Nation. The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.