Our Mission:
preserving & enhancing human life.

About Us

The McElhattan Foundation, established in 1994, is a grantmaking foundation based in Pittsburgh, PA.
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What We Do

We fund nonprofit, U.S.-based organizations that work in our program areas:

  • Workplace Safety
  • End-of-Life Planning and Care
  • Education
  • Community Development in Knox & Franklin, PA

Grant Process

We award grants twice per year via an online application process.


  • Deadlines
    We are currently accepting online applications for grants to be distributed in June 2020. Learn more about our grantmaking process, then apply here. Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) are due December 13, 2019.
  • Palliative Care is now End-of-Life Planning and Care
    We are happy to announce that we have refined our focus in this program area, which is now called End-of-Life Planning and Care. Please review the strategy before applying.