With a broad interest in community health, the Foundation focuses on six priority areas. The Foundation's service area consists of communities in the South Hills and lower Mon Valley served by Jefferson Hospital. For more information about our grant priorities, guidelines and process, visit the Grants page.

Community Data

The Foundation seeks to promote health and vitality of communities by gathering and sharing community data. Our Changing Communities focuses on changing demographics, economic mobility, and community health. Community Snapshots issued in 2023 utilize 2020 census data to tell the story of community needs and services.

Jefferson Regional Foundation Announces New CEO

Jefferson Regional Foundation announces new CEO Trisha M. Gadson, Ph.D. appointed to lead the organization Pittsburgh, PA (August 2, 2022) – Jefferson Regional Foundation today announced the appointment of Trisha M. Gadson, Ph.D. to head the grantmaking leader as its new Chief Executive Officer. The foundation maintains assets of over $107 million and is dedicated […]

Jefferson Regional Foundation CEO Retires

CONTACT: Mary Phan-Gruber (cell) 412.496.6838 mary.phan-gruber@jeffersonrf.orgPittsburgh, PA (May 9, 2022)Jefferson Regional Foundation announced the impending retirement of its CEO, Mary Phan-Gruber, who joined it as its first executive director in 2013. A social worker whose career has been embedded in the nonprofit sector, this is the second of two Pittsburgh area health grantmaking foundations which […]

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