2020 Grants Approved

JANUARY 1 – JULY 31

Henry L. Hillman Foundation

1Hood Media Academy
COVID-19: African American community outreach and communications
$70,000

1Hood Media Academy
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

1Hood Media Academy
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

412 Food Rescue, Inc.
COVID-19: Expansion of food access services
$350,000

ACH Clear Pathways
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

ACH Clear Pathways
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

ACTION-Housing, Inc.
COVID-19: Single Room Occupancy low income housing food provision
$100,000

Adagio Health Inc.
COVID-19: Combatting food insecurity for young WIC families
$85,000

Afro-American Music Institute, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Allegheny Conference on Community Development
COVID-19: Pittsburgh Protective Mask Fund
$100,000

Allegheny County Department of Human Services
COVID-19: Pandemic Immediate Response Needs
$350,000

Allegheny Health Network
COVID-19: Mobile testing unit
$125,000

Allegheny Intermediate Unit
COVID-19: Regional response and reinvention for education
$750,000

Allies For Children
Get on the Bus: innovating and optimizing student transportation service
$175,000

Alumni Theater Company
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

Alumni Theater Company
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Artists Image Resource, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$10,000

Assemble, Inc.
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

Assemble, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Attack Theatre, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

August Wilson African American Cultural Center
“August Wilson – A Writer’s Landscape” permanent exhibit
$2,000,000

August Wilson African American Cultural Center
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$100,000

Beaver County Regional Council of Governments
COVID-19: RiverWise community engagement and response efforts in Beaver County
$150,000

Bible Center Church, Inc.
COVID-19: Food access in Homewood
$125,000

Bricolage
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

Bricolage
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Bridgeway Capital, Inc.
COVID-19: Small Business Response Fund
$250,000

Brother’s Brother Foundation
COVID-19: PPE acquisition and distribution
$75,000

Brother’s Brother Foundation
COVID-19: PPE acquisition and distribution for FQHC’s
$25,000

Carnegie Institute
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$400,000

Carnegie Institute/The Museum of Art
Acquisition of An-My Lê photographs
$100,000

Carnegie Institute/The Museum of Art
COVID-19: Remote arts instruction program
$50,000

Carnegie Institute/The Museum of Art
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$16,500

Carnegie Mellon University
Case studies in transformational leadership
$25,000

Carnegie Mellon University
Increasing Metro21’s capacity to build a smart region
$300,000

CASA of Allegheny County
Capitalization support
$6,750

CASA of Allegheny County
Capitalization plan
$300,000

Casa San Jose
COVID-19: Relief fund for Latinx immigrants
$50,000

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency support
$50,000

Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc.
Capitalization plan
$293,775

Center of Life
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

Center of Life
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Chamber Music Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$100,000

City of Asylum Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

City Theatre Company, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Community Empowerment Association, Inc.
Pittsburgh Solidarity for Change
$200,000

Community Human Services Corporation
COVID-19: Emergency Housing Fund
$100,000

Community Human Services Corporation
COVID-19: Staff and organization scaling support
$150,000

Community Kitchen Pittsburgh
Capitalization plan
$300,000

County of Butler
COVID-19: Emergency response and recovery efforts
$100,000

County of Washington
COVID-19: Feeding and supporting vulnerable seniors
$100,000

Daisy Wilson Artist Community
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Dreams Of Hope
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

Dreams Of Hope
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Film Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$10,000

Forward Cities, Inc.
Community Entrepreneurship Accelerator
$90,000

Global Links
COVID-19: PPE acquisition and coordination
$250,000

Global Links
COVID-19: Childcare PPE supply and organizational capacity
$200,000

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania
COVID-19: Kidsburgh website and outreach
$45,000

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Restart the Arts
$150,000

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Office of Public Art’s public art and communities placemaking strategies
$100,000

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19: Emergency food access response
$350,000

Grow Pittsburgh
New farmer training, food distribution, and expansion
$150,000

Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
COVID-19: Bridge loans
$100,000

Hill Community Development Corporation
COVID-19: Hill District response and recovery
$100,000

Hilltop Alliance
COVID-19: Restarting Allentown’s neighborhood business district
$125,000

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$100,000

InnovatePGH
Restart and grow Pittsburgh’s innovation economy
$400,000

Jewish Family and Community Services
COVID-19: Emergency support
$50,000

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Tree of Life anti-hate conference
$100,000

Kelly Strayhorn Theater
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Latino Community Center
COVID-19: Emergency response services for Latino families
$50,000

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

McKees Rocks Community Development Corporation
COVID-19: Reopening business districts
$100,000

Neighborhood Allies, Inc.
Black small businesses and mental health support
$55,000

Neighborhood Resilience Project
COVID-19: Trauma informed community development
$120,000

New Sun Rising
COVID-19: Technical Assistance and Rapid Response Fund
$100,000

New Sun Rising
COVID-19 Arts Working Group – Program for Collective Action and Innovation
$250,000

New Sun Rising
Pennsylvania Solar Center
$125,000

New York Common Pantry
Operating Support
$3,000

North Side Christian Health Center
COVID-19: Planning an affiliation organization for community health centers
$50,000

Partner4Work
COVID-19: Learn and Earn, a summer youth employment program
$100,000

Partner4Work
Industry partnership and strategic priority development
$500,000

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
COVID-19: Pennsylvania Statewide FoodShed Project
$100,000

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$100,000

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$100,000

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Pittsburgh Musical Theater
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Pittsburgh Opera Theater, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Pittsburgh Opera Theater, Inc.
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

Pittsburgh Opera, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Pittsburgh Public Theater Corporation
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Pittsburgh Symphony, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$100,000

Pittsburgh Youth Chorus
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

POISE Foundation
COVID-19: Support for Black led nonprofits
$100,000

POISE Foundation
Critical Community Needs Fund and Human Equity and Justice Fund
$100,000

Quantum Theatre, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Radiant Hall Studios
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Riverlife
Organizational rebuilding and strategic planning
$250,000

Rivers of Steel Heritage Corp.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Shepherd’s Heart Fellowship & Ministries
COVID-19: Emergency support for homeless veterans
$50,000

Silver Eye Center for Photography
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Southwest Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center
Healthy Allegheny Challenge winner: Roots of Health
$1,550,000

SLB Radio Productions, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Southwestern Pennsylvania Partnership For Aging
Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh
$500,000

Squonk Opera, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$15,000

The Legacy Arts Project, Inc.
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

The Brew House Association, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

The Frick Art & Historical Center
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

The Pittsburgh Foundation
COVID-19: Emergency Action Fund
$1,000,000

The Pittsburgh Foundation
COVID-19: Community Foundation of Westmoreland County Response Fund
$100,000

The Pittsburgh Trust for Cultural Resources
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$100,000

The Society for Art in Crafts
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

The United Way of Southwestern PA
COVID-19: Emergency Basic Needs and 211
$335,000

The United Way of Southwestern PA
COVID-19: Meeting Older Adult Needs
$168,500

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$50,000

Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$15,000

Touchstone Center for Crafts
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$15,000

Trying Together
COVID-19: Child care system supports
$250,000

Union Project
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

University of Pittsburgh
LifeX growth opportunity
$1,500,000

University of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Vaccine research
$115,000

University of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Western PA Regional Data Center
$120,000

University of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Southwestern PA EMS provider support and coordination
$100,000

University of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Real Help, Real Time Family Support Centers fund
$50,000

University of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$10,000

Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Small Business Assistance Loan Program
$250,000

Ursuline Support Services
Capitalization plan
$299,219

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$100,000

Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank
Expansion and program support
$150,000

Womanspace East, Inc.
Womanspace East – Capitalization Plan
$290,956

WQED Multimedia
COVID-19: Arts and cultural organizations unrestricted support
$25,000

Hillman Foundation

Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Family Division
Creation of a trauma-informed Family Law Center
$100,000

August Wilson African American Cultural Center
Catering and demonstration kitchen construction
$250,000

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Downtown expansion and renovations
$250,000

City of Pittsburgh
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
$50,000

City of Pittsburgh
Group Violence Intervention Outreach
$100,000

International Living Future Institute
Living Product Hub
$100,000

Literacy Pittsburgh
Ready and Relevant skilled workforce initiative
$300,000

National Aviary Pittsburgh, Inc.
Construction of year-round event and education space
$430,000

Neighborhood Allies, Inc.
Economic opportunity initiatives for low-income families
$300,000

New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts
Projects implementation
$150,000

Operation Better Block, Inc.
Launch of a pre-apprenticeship program for returning citizens
$440,000

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
Capital support
$250,000

Pittsburgh Conservation Corps
Expand and improve physical space and transport options
$100,000

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh
COVID-19 Emergency programming and merger support
$125,000

South Hills Interfaith Ministries
COVID-19: Emergency funding
$50,000

Steel City Squash, Inc.
Student transportation costs
$65,000

The Mon Valley Initiative
Capital reserve fund
$250,000

The Nature Conservancy
Working Woodlands and renewable energy demonstration pilot
$160,000

Tree of Life Congregation
Capital planning
$50,000

Urban Impact Foundation
Support for capital campaign
$200,000

Vibrant Pittsburgh
Elevating the region’s diverse talent
$75,000

Washington City Mission, Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency funding
$25,000

Mary Hillman Jennings Foundation

Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Latino community needs assessment
$35,000

Arc Human Services, Inc.
Building renovations for site consolidation
$150,000

Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh
Operating support
$50,000

City Mission-Living Stones, Inc.
Capital for permanent supportive housing units
$150,000

East End Cooperative Ministry
Strategic plan development and capacity building
$200,000

Jubilee Association, Inc.
Strategic planning support
$15,000

Latino Community Center
Latino Family Center operational transition
$200,000

Neighborhood Allies, Inc.
Steel Smiling’s community mental health worker program
$225,000

NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania
Homeownership preservation and promotion
$125,000

Providence Connections, Inc.
Planning for expanding childcare hours and revenue streams
$100,000

Valley Youth House Committee, Inc.
Bridge2Home, a youth homelessness pilot
$75,000

Elsie H. Hillman Foundation

Afro-American Music Institute, Inc.
Black history month educational program and Juneteenth celebration
$15,000

Alumni Theater Company
Enhance impact through partnerships and collaborations
$75,000

Beverly’s Birthdays
Itty Bitty Birthday Cheer
$20,000

Chatham University
NEW Leadership Pennsylvania
$15,000

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
COVID 19: Save our Summer/Boxes of Joy Project
$200,000

Hello Neighbor
COVID-19: Accelerate strategic plan implementation
$50,000

In Our BackYards, Inc.
COVID-19: Supporting neighbors helping neighbors
$75,000

Never Fear Being Different Foundation, Inc.
Expansion of programming and financial capacity
$80,000

Side Project, Inc.
Black Women’s Policy Agenda
$75,000

Polk Foundation

Merakey Allegheny Valley School
Implementation of telehealth strategies
$220,000

The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Tele-strategies
$100,000