Dream.
Innovate.
Act.

Dream.
Innovate.
Act.

Creating
Community
Legacies

For the well-being of the citizens of Pittsburgh.

It is the mission of the Buhl Foundation to create community legacies by leveraging its resources to encourage people and organizations to dream, to innovate and to take action.

OUR MISSION, VISION AND VALUES

Racial and social justice statement.

Throughout its long history, The Buhl Foundation has taken a fair and equitable approach to grantmaking and has sought to ensure that its grantees are reflective of the community and the population that it serves.

RACIAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE STATEMENT

A legacy for the community

Henry Buhl, Jr. built his fortune in the retail industry and created the Buhl Foundation, the first multi-purpose foundation in Pittsburgh, as a memorial to his beloved wife, Louise C. Buhl.

OUR HISTORY

About our grantmaking

As a regional foundation with a strategic geographic focus, the Buhl Foundation’s history of success and thought leadership continues in the entrepreneurial spirit of our giving.

WHAT WE FUND

Grant Stories

Northside

Carnegie Science Center

BUHL GRANTS: IN EXCESS OF $9,000,000 SINCE 1939 In 1939, the Foundation built and opened…
Regional

Pittsburgh Promise

BUHL GRANT: $3,000,000 OVER 10 YEARS The Pittsburgh Promise is a major undertaking by Pittsburgh…
Regional

WQED Pittsburgh History Series

BUHL GRANTS: SINCE 1997, IN EXCESS OF $2,100,000 WQED documentaries known as the Pittsburgh History Series may…
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