Long-serving foundation leader to leave Pittsburgh Joshua Franzos
Pittsburgh’s Cultural Treasures grant recipients announced
Celebrate artists at 2021 Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards

Long-serving foundation leader to leave Pittsburgh

The Endowments announced that the foundation's President Grant Oliphant is leaving Pittsburgh to take up a new position in San Diego.

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Pittsburgh’s Cultural Treasures grant recipients announced

The Endowments’ Pittsburgh's Cultural Treasures program has awarded a total of $5.4 million to 16 arts organizations that were identified as leaders in producing work that centers and seeks to advance the people and culture of Black communities in southwestern Pennsylvania. The unrestricted grants range from $150,000 to $1 million.

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Celebrate artists at 2021 Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards

The Heinz Endowments, Opportunity Fund, and The Pittsburgh Foundation invite you to celebrate the visionary work of Pittsburgh artists by attending the virtual 2021 Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards. Please join us as we recognize nominees in Established Artist (Dawn Lundy Martin, Mikael Owunna and Staycee R. Pearl) and Emerging Artist (Theodore Alexander, Danielle “INEZ” Walker, and Janel Young) categories, announce awardees, and experience invigorating performances.

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