2021 Select Grants Approved

JANUARY 1 – APRIL 13


Henry L. Hillman Foundation

1Hood Media Academy
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

ACTION-Housing, Inc.
Second Avenue Commons – downtown Pittsburgh homeless shelter
$1,500,000

Afro-American Music Institute, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Allegheny Conference on Community Development
COVID-19 Public Health Messaging Campaign
$50,000

Allegheny Conference on Community Development
2021 operating support targeted to pandemic recovery
$262,000

Allegheny County Department of Human Services
COVID-19: Community Learning Hubs
$250,000

Allegheny County Health Department
COVID-19: Communication and Outreach
$725,000

Allies For Children
COVID-19: Operating support
$100,000

Alumni Theater Company
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Artists Image Resource, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Artsmiths of Pittsburgh Art and Cultural Center, Inc.
COVID 19: Arts education programming support
$100,000

Assemble, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Attack Theatre, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

August Wilson African American Cultural Center
COVID-19: Exhibit expansion and opening
$450,000

August Wilson African American Cultural Center
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$125,000

The Brew House Association, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Bricolage
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Carnegie Institute
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$1,000,000

Carnegie Library of Homestead
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Carnegie Mellon University
COVID-19: Disinformation and the vaccine rollout in Pennsylvania
$80,000

Casa San Jose
COVID-19: Vaccine Latinx engagement project and the Intensive case management program
$150,000

Center of Life
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$50,000

Chamber Music Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$250,000

City of Asylum Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$30,000

City Theatre Company, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$50,000

Civic Light Opera Association
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$50,000

Community College of Allegheny County Educational Foundation
Capital campaign – “Pioneering Pittsburgh’s New Workforce”
$1,000,000

Daisy Wilson Artist Community
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Dreams Of Hope
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Film Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

The Frick Art & Historical Center
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$175,000

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
COVID-19: Repairs for food pantry/shelter serving homeless men
$100,000

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$100,000

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$60,000

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19: Strengthening the food network
$350,000

Highmark Health / dba Allegheny Health Network
COVID-19: Vaccine distribution support
$125,000

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$200,000

Hugh Lane Wellness Foundation
COVID-19: Expanded services for LGBTQ and HIV positive communities
$150,000

In Our BackYards, Inc.
COVID-19: Neighborhood response projects support
$75,000

Jeremiah’s Place – Pittsburgh Relief Nursery
COVID-19: Operating support
$75,000

Kelly Strayhorn Theater
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$40,000

Latino Community Center
COVID-19: Community health and family services expansion
$150,000

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild
Capital improvements for programmatic expansion
$2,000,000

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$35,000

Mattress Factory, Ltd.
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$345,000

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

National Aviary Pittsburgh, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$150,000

Neighborhood Allies, Inc.
COVID-19: Black Mental Health Fund
$100,000

Neighborhood Resilience Project
COVID-19: Vulnerable community outreach
$120,000

New Century Careers
COVID 19: In-demand jobs training for pandemic affected workers
$150,000

New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

New Sun Rising
Pittsburgh Restaurant Workers Aid
$60,000

New York Common Pantry
Operating Support
$3,000

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$350,000

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$250,000

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$50,000

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Inc./dba Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$25,000

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$30,000

Pitsburgh Musical Theater
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$30,000

Pittsburgh Opera Theater, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Pittsburgh Opera, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$150,000

Pittsburgh Public Theater Corporation
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$150,000

Pittsburgh Symphony, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$500,000

The Pittsburgh Trust for Cultural Resources
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$500,000

Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project (PUMP)
COVID-19: Operating support
$75,000

Pittsburgh Youth Chorus
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

POISE Foundation
COVID-19: Vaccine education in partnership with WQED
$50,000

POISE Foundation
COVID-19: Critical Community Needs Fund
$150,000

Quantum Theatre, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$30,000

Radiant Hall Studios
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Rivers of Steel Heritage Corp.
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$75,000

Silver Eye Center for Photography
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

SLB Radio Productions, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

The Society for Art in Crafts
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$25,000

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum Trust, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$40,000

Southwestern Pennsylvania Corporation
Southwest PA Broadband Connectivity Plan – Phase I
$100,000

Southwestern Pennsylvania Corporation
Southwest PA Broadband Connectivity Improvement Plan
$500,000

Squonk Opera, Inc.
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Teach Plus Incorporated
Pennsylvania teacher policy fellowship program
$300,000

Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

Touchstone Center for Crafts
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

TRWIB, Inc.
COVID-19: Learn and Earn, a summer youth employment program
$200,000

Union Project
COVID-19: Arts and Culture Recovery Support
$20,000

The United Way of Southwestern PA
COVID-19: Emergency Needs Fund and vaccine response
$500,000

University of Pittsburgh
The State of Aging, Disability, and Family Caregiving in Allegheny County Report
$275,000

Vision To Learn
COVID-19: Expanding vision services for southwest PA schoolchildren
$100,000

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$130,000

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
COVID-19: Arts and Cultural Recovery Support
$55,000

Zoological Society of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Entry renovation and recovery support
$1,000,000

Hillman Foundation

Amani Christian Community Development Corporation
Real estate initiatives capacity
$200,000

Beaver County Regional Council of Governments
RiverWise, Beaver County COVID resilience and recovery
$300,000

Bike Share Pittsburgh, Inc.
Healthy Ride Electrification
$800,000

The Energy Efficiency Alliance
Expanding energy efficiency investments in southwestern Pennsylvania
$75,000

Hilltop Alliance
Mount Oliver business district growth program
$300,000

Hilltop Urban Farm
Organizational support for community COVID recovery
$200,000

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Security upgrades for Jewish communal institutions
$250,000

Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Inc.
Operational support for critical energy and trails initiatives
$500,000

Protohaven
Growth capital for education, entrepreneurship, and workforce programming
$400,000

Renewal, Inc.
Outreach center renovations to better serve those with substance use disorders
$500,000

Riverlife
Support for strategic plan implementation
$300,000

Mary Hillman Jennings Foundation

ACH Clear Pathways
Operating support
$450,000

Audrey Hillman Fisher Foundation

Alexander Dawson Foundation
Support for 50th Anniversary Celebration
$1,000

The Frick Art & Historical Center
Operating Support
$5,000

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Inc.
Annual Fund
$25,000

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
2021 PPC Picnic in Your Park presented by PNC
$25,000

Pittsburgh Public Theater Corporation
Operating Support
$5,000

The Pittsburgh Trust for Cultural Resources
Operating Support
$50,000

Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.
Education Programs
$5,000

The Regents of the University of California
Creating Hope Initiative
$100,000

Riverlife
Headwaters Circle Campaign
$2,500

Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association
Operating Support
$2,500

Squam Lakes Conservation Society
Annual Fund
$7,500

Henry John Simonds Foundation

President and Fellows of Middlebury College
Scholarship Fund and Performing Arts Council
$5,000

Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation

Autumn House Press
Operating Support
$25,000

Justin Brooks Fisher Foundation

Alexander Dawson Foundation
Capital Campaign for Dawson School
$10,000

Greater Horizons
Environmental Affinity Group (EAG)
$15,500

Lilah Hilliard Fisher Foundation

Empower Her Network, Inc.
NY Support for Survivors of Trafficking
$75,000

Matthew Hillman Fisher Foundation

Equi-page Foundation
Therapy with horses and adapted riding
$43,000

International School of Geneva (Ecolint)
ASPIRE- Planning Grant
$217,769

Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation

Allegheny County Parks Foundation, Inc.
Operating Support
$5,000

Beverly’s Birthdays
First Year Cheer: Supporting mom and baby through the first milestone year
$10,000

Bradley Center
Experiential Learning
$5,000

Horses with Hope, Inc.
Equine-Assisted Learning & Program Development
$13,000

Pennsylvania Women Work
Workforce Development Programming for Low-Income and Justice-Involved Women
$15,000

The Pittsburgh Trust for Cultural Resources
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Annual Operating Support, toward the Children’s Theater Series
$1,000

Talbott & Carter Simonds Foundation

Boys & Girls Club of Martin County, Inc.
Operating Support
$10,000

Brunswick School Inc.
Annual Fund
$10,000

Greenwich Academy
Annual Fund
$10,000

National Outdoor Leadership School
NOLS / PYL Gateway Partnership
$136,000

Virginia Student Aid Foundation
Annual Fund in honor of the Amy Griffin Volleyball Scholarship
$5,000

William Talbott Hillman Foundation

Art Creates Us Inc./dba ProjectArt
ProjectArt NYC
$25,000

Beam Center, Inc.
Beam Apprentice and Teen Instructor Program 2021
$15,000

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
End Family Fire: Preventing Veteran Gun Suicide
$100,000

Carnegie Institute/The Museum of Art
Acquisition of two photographic works by Trevor Paglen
$49,000

Exploring the Arts, Inc.
Turnaround Arts Program-NYC
$100,000

MindBuilders Creative Arts, Inc.
Community Folk Culture and Arts Passage Xpress
$25,000

Pioneer Works Arts Foundation
Alex Harsley: First Light From Darkness exhibition, programs, and publication
$25,000

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling
Storytelling Programs
$20,000

White Swan Foundation, Inc.
Amazon Hopes Collective Supplemental
$33,600