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.

$1 million grant to Jefferson Hospital will address social determinants of health in ER visits

KATE GIAMMARISE Pittsburgh Post-Gazette September 12, 2018 | 12:51 PM Homelessness. Addiction. Not having enough food to eat. A $1 million grant from the Jefferson Regional Foundation to Allegheny Health Network’s Jefferson Hospital will help address these and other “social determinants of health” for patients who visit the hospital’s emergency department. Hospital, foundation and AHN officials […]

$1M donation to hospital works to solve unmet needs in South Hills

By Paul J. Gough  – Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times Sep 12, 2018, 1:44pm Whenever a patient walks through the doors of the Jefferson Hospital emergency department, for at least a quarter of the 50,000 patients a year, it’s not just a physical condition that is ailing them. It’s why Jefferson and Allegheny Health Network has launched a four-year […]

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