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.

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.

RubyRide Pilot Provides New Transportation Options in the South Hills

RubyRide Pilot Provides New Transportation Options in the South Hills STEPHANIE HACKE | TRIB LIVE  Dec 17, 2019 For South Hills residents living without a car, simple tasks like getting to the grocery store or doctor’s office can be a challenge. Access to transportation in the area is a steady problem, local leaders say, and they’re hoping […]

Walkabout: Big Table Event to Repeat and Expand in 2020

Walkabout: Big Table event to repeat and expand in 2020 Diana Nelson Jones | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Nov 11, 2019 Four thousand people from 133 area ZIP codes shared in 2019’s Big Table — a one-day event in April that brought people, most newly acquainted, together over dinner and conversation. It was organized by Leadership Pittsburgh. […]

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