Community Development : Community Foundations

The Pittsburgh Foundation

Bringing focus to our community

four stars

91.19

Five PPG Place Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
tel: (412) 391-5122   Web Site
EIN: 25-0965466

Board Leadership
Edith L. Shapira
Chair

CEO
Maxwell King
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.19 four stars
  Financial 88.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community. Today, more than a 60 years after its founding, The Pittsburgh Foundation remains a vital resource for the region, providing support to programs that improve the quality of life in the areas of education; the arts; children, families and youth; healthcare; and economic development.

Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community. Today, more than a 60 years after its founding, The Pittsburgh Foundation remains a vital resource for the region, providing support to programs that improve the quality of life in the areas of education; the arts; children, families and youth; healthcare; and economic development.

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Financial

three stars

88.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 19.53
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Pittsburgh Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Pittsburgh Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $30,896,614
   Federated Campaigns $66,677
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $101,447
   Related Organizations $2,096,150
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $33,160,888
   Program Service Revenue $510,276
Total Primary Revenue $33,671,164
   Other Revenue $54,083,996
TOTAL REVENUE $87,755,160
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $50,170,448
   Administrative Expenses $6,438,199
   Fundraising Expenses $2,149,581
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $58,758,228
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $28,996,932
   
Net Assets $1,073,140,099

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$429,672 0.73% Maxwell King President, CEO

Mission

Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community. Today, more than a 60 years after its founding, The Pittsburgh Foundation remains a vital resource for the region, providing support to programs that improve the quality of life in the areas of education; the arts; children, families and youth; healthcare; and economic development.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Pittsburgh Foundation (PA) 91.19 four stars
Miami Foundation (FL) 94.54 four stars
Capital Region Community Foundation (MI) 92.39 four stars
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (NC) 90.94 four stars
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (TN) 93.67 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
tel: (412) 391-5122
fax: (412) 391-7259
EIN: 25-0965466

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Board Leadership

Edith L. Shapira
Chair

CEO

Maxwell King
President, CEO