New CD & YVP Guidelines

December 22, 2014 · by Foundation Staff · Grants News
Photo courtesy of Auberle

Photo courtesy of 2007 and 2011 YVP grantee Auberle

In December of 2014, the Foundation’s Community Development Committee and Youth Violence Prevention Committee updated their respective grantmaking guidelines. The new guidelines are in effect for inquiries, proposals, and grants starting in January of 2015. The changes reflect the Trustees’ evolving interests and thoughts about how this small family foundation can best make a difference with limited funds.

The Community Development Committee clarified its previous priorities and defined focus neighborhoods in Boston and Pittsburgh.

The Youth Violence Prevention Committee made larger changes to ensure its grantmaking aligns with recent research into effective practices. It also expanded to four from two priority geographies.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the Foundation’s staff at 412.281.8734 or

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