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The Buhl Foundation

Annual Report

Annual Report by the President

July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 | Download (.pdf)

This has been a year of significant growth and evolution for the Buhl Foundation. We are in the midst shifting the Foundation's resources toward a geographic focus on the Northside of Pittsburgh. What is apparent, is that a place-based focus is not just about geography, but rather a methodology or grantmaking philosophy. One that is anchored in data and driven by the feedback and input of the residents whose lives we aspire to support. The Buhl Foundation staff have aspired to work through an imbedded philanthropy model that is anchored in mutual respect and partnership among the residents of a community.Through this model, the Buhl foundation is working to leverage human and financial capital, connect a neighborhood to opportunity and shift from funding programs to investing in work that will be catalytic in creating change at the household, community and systemic level.

This ambitious goal, while a shift in Buhl's grantmaking, remains true to the community that Mr. Buhl loved. Buhl's entrepreneurial approach is consistent with Mr. Buhl's valuesand the deep tradition that is the Foundation. The Buhl Board has been historically identified as group innovators who recognize that risk is central to any ambitious agenda, and has been willing to enter unchartered territory knowing that it will drive greatness. The Board's bold shift to a more strategic, focused grantmaking approach allows the Foundation to continue to play a historically significant role in Pittsburgh. It would be unimaginable to close this missive without taking a moment to recognize that Buhl can only accomplish its work through authentic partnerships with a community committed to embracing a new vision. We are grateful for the many partners who share our vision of insuring that all residents in Pittsburgh enjoy the many benefits of our changing economy and to creating a pathway that allows for equal access. I recognize that this bold approach would not exist were it not for a fearless Board who remains dedicated to preserving Mr. Buhl's legacy of innovation and to the Buhl staff who are willing engage with humility and compassion. I look forward to our continued progress in the coming
year.

In service,

Diana A. Bucco
President

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