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 ourĀ  Jefferson Community Directory or visit our Community Reports page for community data.

Executives-in-residence lend a hand to Pittsburgh nonprofits

By Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette November 2, 2016                   Mary Birks had never worked as an executive director at a nonprofit prior to accepting her job at Outreach Teen & Family Services early last year. She had experience with nonprofits, including three years as educational programs […]

Blueprint aims to attract immigrants to Pittsburgh region

The Heinz Endowments President Grant Oliphant, far left, moderated a panel on the region’s challenges in attracting and retaining immigrants Tuesday at Salem’s Market and Grill in the Strip District. Panelists, from left to right, included: Kheir Mugwaneza of Northern Area Multi-Service Center; Rosamaria Cristello of the Latino Family Center; Quintin Bullock, president of Community […]

Investing in the Health & Vitality of Jefferson Hospital Communities