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The following grants were reported in recent years:
$13,000 to Three Rivers Connect, Pittsburgh, PA. For strategic planning, payable over 1 year.
$12,000 to Caregivers Institute, Pittsburgh, PA. For creating business plan, payable over 1 year.
$9,500 to Downtown Management Organization, Pittsburgh, PA. For strategic planning and needs assessment, payable over 1 year.
$9,000 to Aleph Institute, Pittsburgh, PA. For business plan and strategic planning, payable over 1 year.
$9,000 to Community Design Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. For board development, payable over 1 year.
$8,500 to Pennsylvania Women Work, Pittsburgh, PA. For hiring a consultant to complete a business plan, payable over 1 year.
$8,000 to Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force, Pittsburgh, PA. For a strategic partnership study, payable over 1 year.
$6,600 to Community Human Services Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA. For conducting a search process, payable over 1 year.
$6,000 to Manchester Youth Development Center, Pittsburgh, PA. For transitional analysis to strengthen financial standing, payable over 1 year.
$4,700 to Saint Vincent de Paul Society, Pittsburgh, PA. For consortium collaborative exploration, payable over 1 year.
$4,000 to Midwife Center for Birth and Womens Health, Pittsburgh, PA. For hiring billing expert to train providers and staff, payable over 1 year.
$3,000 to Allegheny Council to Improve Our Neighborhoods Housing, Pittsburgh, PA. For increasing effectiveness of Homeless Providers Leadership Group, payable over 1 year.
$2,500 to YMCA of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. For conducting analysis of board and volunteer structure, payable over 1 year.
$1,200 to Bethlehem Haven of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. For planning Homeless Provider Leadership Group retreat, payable over 1 year.


Giving primarily in Allegheny County, PA.
No grants to individuals, or for equipment, capital improvements, or operating support.


Funding as a source of emergency assistance to nonprofit human services agencies facing financial difficulties and operates a range of programs designed to enhance the organizational effectiveness of nonprofit organizations in a preventive way.


Type of Grantmaker: Public charity.
Established in 1982.

Quick Facts Sheet

Located in:



United States

Contact Information / Process

Phone: (412) 394-4271

Fax: (412) 391-7259

Email: [email protected]

5 PPG Pl., Ste. 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5414

Based on the letter of inquiry, applicants meeting the fund’s criteria will be invited to submit proposals. Accepts the Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania application form. Application form not required. Applicants should submit the following:
1. How project will be sustained once grantmaker support is completed
2. Results expected from proposed grant
3. Statement of problem project will address
4. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
5. Additional materials/documentation
Initial approach: Letter of inquiry
Copies of proposal: 1
Board meeting date(s): Quarterly
Deadline(s): None
Final notification: Almost immediately

Donors & Leadership

Charles R. Burke, Jr., Chairman
Scott Lammie, Director
Grant Oliphant, Director
Brian K. Parker, Secretary
Nancy Rackoff, Director