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.

New playground going up at Whitehall Place

(by Margaret Smykla / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) Since the new playground proposed for the Whitehall Place housing community will benefit the entire neighborhood, the entire neighborhood is being asked to help build it. The plan is to replace the outdated structures with modern ones in the playground off Maple Ave in the former Prospect Park in Whitehall. The new playground […]

Clairton natives give back to their hometown

(by Jennifer R. Vertullo / TribLive) Decades after leaving Clairton to start their careers, the Meena brothers have returned to their hometown as business partners who want to meet the needs of their former neighbors. Ed and Scott Meena, who grew up along School Street near the city’s football stadium and graduated from Clairton High School […]

Investing in the Health & Vitality of Jefferson Hospital Communities