Keeping Pace in Changing Times
The Foundation grants aspire to help students — and others — succeed in a world marked by changes in technology, the economy, and the media.
Pittsburgh and the region are home to some of the best public, private, charter, and parochial K-12 schools, colleges, and research universities in the country. Building upon the importance of these educational institutions to the regional community and economy, the Foundation’s educational priorities include strengthening K-12 schools, colleges, and universities through investments in capital facilities, advanced curriculum, and workforce training that prepare students to participate in the new economy. The Foundation also looks to leverage federally-funded research carried out at universities to support economic development in both urban and rural communities. At the same time, the Foundation’s priorities include exploring new initiatives for improving educational outcomes for students attending Pittsburgh’s lowest-performing K-12 schools.
Improving Local and Regional Reporting
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation
Training Students For a New Workforce
Ensuring the Legacy Lives On
The Fred Rogers Company
Preparing Students to Succeed in a New Economy
Saint Vincent College
Robert Morris University
toward start-up support for a Center of Nonprofit Management
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