Wish Book Grants
Pittsburgh FoundationSuggest an update
Grant amount: Up to US $2,500
Anticipated deadline: Aug 16, 2020
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program
Location of project: Counties in Pennsylvania: Allegheny County, Butler County, Westmoreland County
Location of residency: Counties in Pennsylvania: Allegheny County, Butler County, Westmoreland CountyView website Save Need help writing this grant?
About this funder:
The Wish Book is a soft-cover, printed book that is mailed to our donor community every November. Donors may use their donor-advised fund to make grant requests to fulfill the "wishes" on a rolling basis between November and March. In 2018, our donors made 204 donations totaling $256,000 to 75 Wish Book organizations.
Eligible program areas for consideration:
- Arts, Culture and Humanities
- Families, Children and Youth
- Environment and Nature
- Health and Special Needs
- Human Services
- Community Development
Full funding of a wish is not guaranteed
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Only one wish can be submitted per organization*
- *A wish may be comprised of multiple items. Please choose items that you will be able to purchase even if partial funding is received.
- A wish must be for a tangible need beyond the scope of cost wrapped into general operating or program support (a wish list item).
- A wish cannot exceed $2,500.
- Must be located in Allegheny, Westmoreland or Butler counties or provide at least 75% of services in these counties.
- Exceptions may be made depending on circumstances.
- For questions about eligibility, please contact us.
- Preference given to organizations not in last year’s book.
- The following will not be considered for funding:
- General operating support.
- Salaries, stipends (including internships), teachers or instructors.
- Technology (computers, laptops, iPads, etc.).**
- **Exceptions may be made for technology requests when the technology is directly used by a client.
- Professional development.
- Office furniture and supplies.
- Transportation: Bus tickets, cab fares or parking.
- Fundraising materials (refreshments, pamphlets, mailings, events, etc.).
- Tickets for events, gift cards or grantmaking.
- Marketing costs (including websites, signage or ad costs).
- Memberships, tuition or conference support.
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