Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation

Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation

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Grant amount: US $500 - US $1,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Nonprofit Government Entity

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Location of residency: United States

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Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation

The Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation focuses its grant program on the Pittsburgh region in the areas of human and social services, the environment and conservation, and health and medicine.

Seeing a rise in food security problems, the Foundation recently undertook a special initiative to provide elementary school children, who may otherwise go hungry, with nutritious food for the weekend, distributed at school on Friday afternoons.

Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation

The Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation focuses its grant program on the Pittsburgh region in the areas of human and social services, the environment and conservation, and health and medicine.

Seeing a rise in food security problems, the Foundation recently undertook a special initiative to provide elementary school children, who may otherwise go hungry, with nutritious food for the weekend, distributed at school on Friday afternoons.

Funding Priorities

The Foundation’s grant programs primarily focus on projects within the following areas:

  • Environment / Conservation
  • Health / Medicine
  • Human / Social Services

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant organizations must be classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and as public charities under Section 509(a) of that code.
  • The geographic focus of the Foundation’s grantmaking program is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • The Board reserves the right to approve grants in other locations at its discretion.
  • While the Foundation entertains requests from a wide variety of organizations, most grants are initiated at the direction of the program staff and Board of Trustees of the Foundation.

Ineligibility:

  • The Foundations do not encourage requests for:
    • Support for conferences or trainings
    • Endowment contributions
    • Debt reduction
    • Organizations based outside the United States
    • Support for organizations that are not a 501(c)(3) or government agency, and therefore require a fiscal sponsorship, unless the sponsorship is a temporary situation and/or the sponsorship arrangement meets rigorous criteria for oversight and support
    • Support for individuals
    • Event sponsorships