In the early 1900s, Roy A. Hunt worked his way up from mill clerk to president of Alcoa, the company his father helped found. He established the Roy A. Hunt Foundation in 1966 as an endowed resource so that future generations could be involved in charitable giving as a family.
Three generations of Hunt family members now serve as trustees, continuing the Foundation’s mission of supporting organizations that strive to improve the quality of life. The Foundation annually grants almost $3 million in the United States, primarily through proposals invited by the trustees and through the Foundation’s special initiatives.
Please explore this site to learn more about our foundation and family, our grantmaking process, and the inspiring work of some of our grantees. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office in Pittsburgh.