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
  • Education
  • Palliative Care
  • Community Development in
  • Knox & Franklin, PA

Grant Process

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


  • 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.
  • The Foundation has refined its focus on Education. If you're interested in applying for a grant in this program area, please read the full description to make sure your project fits.