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.

Baldwin, Pleasant Hills, West Mifflin partner for AED grant from Jefferson Regional Foundation

    STEPHANIE HACKE | Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Three South Hills police departments now have the latest life saving equipment at their fingertips for when a resident goes into sudden cardiac arrest. A $41,000 grant from the Jefferson Regional Foundation supplied 30 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to the Pleasant Hills, Baldwin Borough and West Mifflin police […]

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Jefferson Regional Foundation ‘taking action’ in Pittsburgh’s southern suburbs

Jefferson Regional Foundation ‘taking action’ in Pittsburgh’s southern suburbs NATASHA LINDSTROM | Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 11:00 p.m. When Highmark Inc. acquired Jefferson Regional Medical Center in 2013, the health care giant offered up a hefty sum to sweeten the deal: $75 million in seed money to sprout a new grant-maker devoted to strengthening Pittsburgh’s southern […]

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