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.


  • End-of-Life Planning and Care Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for consideration in Spring 2020 must be submitted by December 31, 2019.
  • LOI applications for Spring 2020 are closed for Workplace Safety, Education, and Community Development in Knox and Franklin. If you submit an LOI today, it will be considered in our Fall 2020 cycle. Learn more about our grantmaking process, then apply here.