With a broad interest in community health, the Foundation focuses on six priority areas: Health and Wellness;  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Workforce and Economic Opportunity; Civic Engagement and Policy Work; Early Childhood and Youth Development; and Capacity Building. For more information about our grant priorities, guidelines and process, visit Grants.

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.

2022 Forum

Take a moment to view our special video captured the day of the 2022 Forum by Ya Momz House, which includes commentary from our attendees who helped to make the day so memorable!

Racism is a Public Health Issue

Foundation Statement | June 10, 2020 Our world has shifted in many ways over the past few months as we have dealt with the impacts of the COVID-19 virus in our area—and we continue to live in a time of uncertainty and with anxiety—until there is a vaccine. We have experienced new feelings of vulnerability, […]

Jefferson Regional Foundation Gives Money to Area Nonprofits

May 6, 2020  |   The Mon Valley Independent Article by: Eric Seiverling Nonprofit organizations in the Pittsburgh and Mon Valley area received a boost last week from the Jefferson Regional Foundation. The organization awarded $341,000 from its Jefferson COVID-19 Emergency Fund in 11 initial grants and is now opening the fund applications to the organizations […]

Investing in the Health & Vitality of Jefferson Hospital Communities