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.
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.
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.
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.
Carnegie Science Center
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