2020 Grants

JANUARY -JUNE

Henry L. Hillman Foundation – $17,413,700

1Hood Media Academy
COVID-19: African American Community Outreach and Communications
$70,000

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

412 Food Rescue, Inc.
COVID-19: Expansion of Food Access Services
$350,000

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

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

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

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 Intermediate Unit
Regional COVID 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

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

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

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/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
Subject Matter Expert – Fundraising
$6,750

CASA of Allegheny County
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.
Hearing & Deaf Services – Capitalization Plan
$293,775

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

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
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

Dreams Of Hope
COVID-19: #ArtsLearningAtHome
$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
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

Highmark Health / dba Allegheny Health Network
COVID-19: Mobile Testing Unit
$125,000

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

Jewish Family and Community Services
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$50,000
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Tree of Life Anti-Hate Conference
$100,000

Latino Community Center
COVID-19: Emergency response services for Latino families
$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
Pennsylvania Solar Center
$125,000

New York Common Pantry
General Operating
$3,000

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

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

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

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

Riverlife
Organizational rebuilding and strategic planning
$250,000

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

TRWIB, Inc.
Industry partnership and strategic priority development
$500,000

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

Trying Together
COVID-19: Child Care System Supports
$250,000

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
Ursuline Support Services – Capitalization Plan
$299,219

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

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

Hillman Foundation – $3,820,000

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

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

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
Strategic staffing changes
$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

The Regional Opportunity Center
Elevating the region’s diverse talent
$75,000

Tree of Life Congregation
“Building” the Future
$50,000

Urban Impact Foundation
Support for capital campaign
$200,000

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

Mary Hillman Jennings Foundation – $1,325,000

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

Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc./dbaNeighborWorks 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 – $605,000

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
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 – $320,000

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

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

Audrey Hillman Fisher Foundation – $263,500

Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara County
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$5,000

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
COVID-19: Response Efforts
$10,000

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
COVID-19 Emergency Support
$10,000

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara
Girls Inc. After school Education and Enrichment Program
$10,000

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19: Response
$10,000

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19 Emergency Support
$10,000

Holderness Firefighters Association
Operating Support
$2,500

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Inc.
In honor of Terrence Orr’s retirement and in celebration of PBT’s 50th anniversary
$5,000

Santa Barbara Foundation
COVID-19: Response Fund
$10,000

Speare Memorial Hospital
Operating Support
$10,000

Storyteller Children’s Center
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

The Dalmatian Dreams Foundation
Annual Support
$10,000

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Inc.
Patient Services Program
$1,000

The Pittsburgh Foundation
COVID-19: Relief Fund
$10,000

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
Annual Support
$25,000

The Regents of the University of California
Program Support
$50,000

Trinity Churchyard Cemetery Association
Trinity Chapel Restoration
$50,000

Unity Shoppe, Inc.
COVID-19 Emergency Support
$25,000

Dylan Todd Simonds Foundation – $291,500

412 Food Rescue, Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$15,000

Allies For Children
COVID-19: Emergency Response
$5,000

Ecotrust
Annual Support
$10,000

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19: Emergency Response
$15,000

Headlands Center for the Arts
Operating Support
$5,000

Jeremiah’s Place – Pittsburgh Relief Nursery
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$15,000

Marin Montessori School, Inc.
Program Support
$3,000

Marin Montessori School, Inc.
Program Support
$25,000

Marin Montessori School, Inc.
Annual Fund
$25,000

National Outdoor Leadership School
Annual Fund
$10,000

Play Marin
COVID-19: Providing Meals
$25,000

President and Fellows of Middlebury College
Center for the Blue Economy
$20,000

President and Fellows of Middlebury College
Annual Fund
$25,000

St. Edmund’s Academy
Annual Fund
$2,500

The Pittsburgh/Muskoka Foundation
Annual Fund
$1,000

The Taft School
Annual Fund
$15,000

The Taft School
Annual Fund
$30,000

Tipping Point Community
COVID-19: Response Fund
$25,000

Yale University, Center for Business and the Environment
Annual Fund
$10,000

Yale University, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Annual Fund
$5,000

Yale University, School of Management
Annual Fund
$5,000

Henry John Simonds Foundation – $40,000

Carnegie Institute/The Museum of Art
An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain
$20,000

Chatham University
COVID-19: Student Emergency Fund
$10,000

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$5,000

The Taft School
Annual Fund
$5,000

Henry L. Hillman, Jr. Foundation – $494,480

Adelante Mujeres
Chicas Youth Development Program
$10,000

Black United Fund of Oregon, Inc.
Mentor4Success Career and Posts-Secondary Education Access Support
$5,500

Clackamas Service Center, Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Downtown Women’s Center
Operating Support
$2,500

Family of Friends Mentoring
Family of Friends Mentoring: Establishing a “Cohort” Model
$20,000

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East
Launching and Sustaining Habitat’s Playhouse Program
$96,480

Heretogether
Education of public on homelessness issues, and building community coordination and capacity to fight homelessness in the Portland region
$100,000

Meals on Wheels People
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Medical Teams International
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$20,000

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.
Operating Support
$2,500

Oregon Food Bank, Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Oregon Health and Science University Foundation
COVID-19: Emergency Response
$10,000

Oregon Trail of Hope
Shelter FFE (Fixtures, Furniture, Equipment)
$50,000

Pathfinders Of Oregon
Creating Safety & Stability for Justice-System-Impacted Families
$25,000

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
Operating Support
$2,500

Portland Rescue Mission
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$20,000

Providence Portland Medical Foundation
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Quadriplegics United Against Dependency, Inc.
Shared Attendant Care Services for Disabled Adults
$5,000

Riverdale Parent-Teacher Club
Library Support
$10,000

Riverdale School Foundation
Annual Support
$20,000

Ronald McDonald House Charities
Meals from the Heart
$10,000

Store to Door
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Trillium Family Services, Inc.
Trillium SAIP2 Replacement Facility Project
$25,000

YWCA of Greater Portland
Family Preservation Project
$10,000

Juliet Ashby Hillman Foundation – $117,500

ABC House Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Bridge Meadows
Flourishing Together – Building Stability in Former Foster Youth
$20,000

Dollar For Portland
Debt Forgiveness
$25,000

Meals on Wheels People
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Oregon Community Foundation
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Parrott Creek Child & Family Services
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$15,000

Raphael House of Portland
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$7,500

Sisters Of The Road
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Together We Are Greater Than
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation – $90,000

City of Asylum Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Consortium of Arts Presenters in Pittsburgh
$10,000

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19: Response, Unrestricted
$20,000

The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

The Pittsburgh Foundation
COVID-19: Emergency Action Fund
$50,000

Justin Brooks Fisher Foundation – $250,000

Alexander Dawson Foundation
Capital Support
$25,000

International Wilderness Leadership Foundation
Photography of the Anthropocene from 1980 to 2020
$100,000

Squam Lakes Conservation Society
Tompkins Preserve
$25,000

The Regents of the University of California
Forces of Nature
$50,000

Trinity Churchyard Cemetery Association
Trinity Chapel Restoration
$50,000

Lilah Hilliard Hillman Foundation – $75,500

Blue School
Annual Fund
$2,500

Common Threads
COVID-19: Emergency Support Grant
$10,000

Empower Her Network, Inc.
NY Survivor Support
$24,000

Global Empowerment Mission, Inc.
COVID-19: disinfection kits, grocery gift cards for New York
$5,000

Reproductive Health Access Project, Inc.
Fellowship and Network Expansion
$4,000

The Hatch Theatre & Film, Inc (dba/The Coop)
Operating Support
$5,000

Women’s Empowerment Coalition of NYC
COVID-19 Response
$25,000

Matthew Hillman Fisher Foundation – $25,000

Organic Soup Kitchen
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$25,000

Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation – $116,000

Allegheny GoatScape Inc.
Comprehensive invasive plant mitigation in Frick Park and South Side Park
$10,000

Amachi Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Emergency Support for Caregivers
$10,000

Beverly’s Birthdays
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$3,000

Crisis Center North, Inc.
Connecting New Clients to New Services
$30,000

Duquesne University
Bennu House: A New Approach to Re-Entry Research Grant
$15,000

Duquesne University
Police Training Inside-Out Evaluation
$24,000

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19: Response
$2,500

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$3,000

Homewood Children’s Village
COVID-19: Emergency Support for At Home School Supplies
$3,500

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$2,500

The Pittsburgh Foundation
COVID-19: Relief Fund
$2,500

Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$5,000

Youth Enrichment Services, Inc.
General Operating Support
$5,000

Summer Lea Hillman Foundation – $20,000

Oregon Food Bank, Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Portland Rescue Mission
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Talbott and Carter Simonds Foundation – $262,000

Brunswick School Inc.
Annual Fund
$10,000

Brunswick School Inc.
Program Support
$5,000

Brunswick School Inc.
Annual Fund
$5,000

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Inc.
In honor of Stephanie and Addie Nelson
$1,000

Exodus School
COVID-19: EHS Emergency Relief Fund
$10,000

Family Centers, Inc.
Annual Fund
$2,500

Good Shepherd Services
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Greenwich Academy
Annual Fund
$10,000

Greenwich Academy
Annual Fund
$10,000

Greenwich Hospital
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Navy SEAL Foundation, Inc.
Operating Support
$1,000

New York Common Pantry
Operating Support
$10,000

New York Common Pantry
COVID-19: Relief Fund
$10,000

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Support for the “Dr. Loughlin Fund”
$10,000

New York Presbyterian Hospital
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Robin Hood Foundation
COVID-19 Emergency Support
$5,000

The Brearley School
Annual Fund
$2,500

The Trustees of Princeton University
Annual Fund
$125,000

United Way of Greenwich, Inc.
COVID-19: Community Relief Fund
$10,000

Yale University
Annual Fund
$5,000

William Talbott Hillman Foundation – $316,322

Adirondack Medical Center Foundation
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$5,000

Arts Business Collaborative
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$15,000

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
End Family Fire: Suicide Prevention
$25,000

Brooklyn Academy of Music
Operation Support
$2,500

Charities Aid Foundation America
Arab Image Foundation
$20,000

Citymeals-On-Wheels
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Community Word Project, Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$15,000

Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence
Prevent Firearm Suicide Website
$60,000

Global Empowerment Mission, Inc.
COVID-19: Initiative – New York
$10,000

God’s Love We Deliver, Inc.
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

Guns Down America
Rapid Response
$30,000

NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation
Operating Support
$7,500

New Sun Rising
PGH Photo Fair
$20,000

Public Art Fund, Inc.
Public Art Fund Bus Shelter Photography: Farah Al Qasimi & Awol Erizku
$5,000

Rethink Food NYC Inc
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

St. George’s School
Operating Support
$2,500

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling
Story Hour Live
$10,000

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling
COVID-19: Emergency Support
$10,000

United Way of New York City
COVID-19: Community Fund
$20,000

Urbanglass New York Contemporary Glass Center Inc
Operating Support
$4,000

White Swan Foundation, Inc.
Amazon Hope
$24,822