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Endowments awards major funding to support region’s arts organizations impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

37 organizations receive $5.75 million in arts and creative learning funding

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The Heinz Endowments awards $5.75 million to arts groups in Pittsburgh for both operating grants and innovation

The Heinz Endowments has awarded $5.75 million in funding to 37 arts organizations in Pittsburgh.

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Heinz Endowments commits $12.1 million in grant funding to make Pittsburgh more equitable for Black residents

The Heinz Endowments is focusing on improving the quality of life for Pittsburgh's Black community with $12.1 million in grants, a major portion of which will go to local Black-led nonprofit organizations.

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Study: Pittsburgh Kids Near Polluting Sites Have Higher Asthma Rates

Pittsburgh-area children living near steel mills, power plants and other large sources of pollution had “nearly triple” the national rate of childhood asthma, according to a new peer-reviewed study.

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The Pillow Project's '(in person)' brings back live dance

For months, Pearlann Porter had been mulling over an idea for a new dance piece for her company, The Pillow Project. Then the pandemic hit, and live performances came to a halt. She thought this one


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Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh announces $456,000 in grants

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh, a joint program of The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments, has awarded $456,000 to individual artists and art programs for the initiative’s 2020 grant-making cycle. 

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