With a broad interest in community health, the Foundation focuses on three priority areas: health access and prevention, child and family outcomes, and strengthening populations and communities. For more information about our grant priorities, guidelines and process, visit Grants.

Foundation Video

The Opportunities for a Changing Community video was produced by the Jefferson Regional Foundation in May 2016 to tell the story about the shared focus on community health in the Jefferson area.

Community Resources

The Foundation also seeks to promote the health and vitality of communities by gathering and sharing information about local resources, data and emerging needs. Find connections to key partners in our  Jefferson Community Directory or visit our Community Reports page for community data.
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Stress, anxiety common among Pittsburgh’s newest refugees

By Diana Nelson Jones / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 15, 2016   Posters at the Squirrel Hill Health Center advertise childbirth classes in Nepalese, warn in Spanish about eating too much sugar and offer words of “welcome” in multiple languages. The center can call on translators who speak 120 tongues. With more than 500 immigrants settling […]


AHN funds fuel Jefferson Regional Foundation’s investment in South Hills wellness, economic issues

Mary Phan-Gruber is executive director of the Jefferson Regional Foundation, which received $75 million when Jefferson Hospital merged with Allegheny Health Network in 2013/ Photo credit: Andrew Rush, Post-Gazette   By Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   While the city of Clairton works to emerge from nearly three decades as a state-designated financially distressed community, […]

Investing in the Health & Vitality of Jefferson Hospital Communities