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Three woman having lunch on a sunny day at the outside tables on Penn Avenue. Three woman having lunch on a sunny day at the outside tables on Penn Avenue. Lunchtime on Penn Avenue. Photo by John Altdorfer
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Duquesne Light contributes to emergency fund

Duquesne Light Co. recently contributed $500,000 to the Emergency Action Fund, a joint effort between The Pittsburgh Foundation, Heinz Endowments, Richard King Mellon Foundation, Hillman Family Foundations, and the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Emergency Funds are Multiplying. Will They Last as Long as the Outbreak?

As Inside Philanthropy wrote just a few days ago, community foundations and local funders around the country have been scrambling to respond as COVID-19 shuts down one aspect of society after another. 

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New study identifies which veterans are using programs to gain employment

Compared to veterans of other wars, those who have served since 9/11 have the highest unemployment rate, particularly among young male veterans. Within the first three months of disconnecting from active duty service, more than

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Pittsburgh's Arts Groups Adjust To An Uncertain Future

The furnaces at Pittsburgh Glass Center have gone cold. It’s a small but poignant metaphor for an arts scene in almost complete shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Corporate and individual donations push Pittsburgh's COVID-19 emergency relief fund to $5 million

Google Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Duquesne Light were among the first large companies to step up with contributions to an emergency relief fund for those in the region whose lives have been upended by

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U.S. Grant Makers Step Up for Global Covid-19 Efforts (Grants Roundup)

Here are notable new grant awards specifically for the Covid-19 outbreak, compiled by the Chronicle:

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