Where leaders and communities EVOLVE together.

Leading transformations in western Pennsylvania’s nonprofit ecosystem by increasing effectiveness of individuals, groups, human service and community-based organizations in an inclusive, collaborative, and thoughtful manner.

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Theory of Change

No single organization can single-handedly solve all issues.

The Forbes Funds strives to make services and resources to be about more than just money. We seek to be a catalyst for strategic collaboration on a broader and deeper level.

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Collective genius and strategic relationships are the means for collective impact in the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond.

Going beyond grants to support nonprofits of all sizes.

Collaborative Grants

Strategic funding that goes beyond money to reduce operation costs and ensure organization success.

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View our Financial Toolkit for Grant Applications and other resources.

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Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP)

Unifying the voice of nonprofits to leverage their power.

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We connect nonprofit organizations to funders and partners who can grow and scale initiatives.

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Attend GPNP networking events and gain membership benefits.

Funding Finder

Connect with partner organizations to fund your initiatives or support your mission.

Consultant Directory

Find vetted consultants to work with you and your organization.

Learn to present growth strategies and initiatives to funders.

Attending workshops makes you eligible for grants that can scale your initiatives.

Sustainable Community Development

See how The Forbes Funds can catalyze community-wide change through co-design and skill-building.

Learning and Education Opportunities

Explore opportunities for learning and building skills that strengthen organizational impact, nimbleness, and sustainability.

Equity and Anti-Racism Cohorts

Explore equitable giving, racial equity, environmental justice, and inclusivity for marginalized groups.

Upcoming Grant Opportunities

Transform your organization and your impact via increased collaboration and capacity.

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Research & Publications

2023 Tropman Reports

The Forbes Funds research and publications agenda includes white papers, case studies, thought pieces and the Tropman Report. Each year, The Forbes Funds works with local institutions, universities, local government, and independent researchers to publish research that supports the full sector from grassroots community groups to large agencies.

Receive exclusive opportunities to support your mission work.

As a Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP) member, you gain access to our online platform which explains volunteer opportunities, monthly professional development, monthly membership announcements, legislative visits, expert policy education sessions twice per month, and more. GPNP membership is a valuable resource worth thousands to your nonprofit where all members can leverage their collective power.

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Become a Member

Join with 500+ GPNP members to receive support from a collaborative community of practitioners, thought partners, and future-minded leaders.

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Nonprofit Needs Assessment

The first step to identifying your needs, financial or otherwise, is to take the assessment.

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Innovation Opportunities

GPNP members get a discount to workshops that help you grow and scale your initiatives. Start your journey.

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There are many ways to partner with The Forbes Funds and our 500+ nonprofit members to amplify your mission work and invest in a better future for the Greater Pittsburgh region and the world.

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Co-create with The Forbes Funds and the 500+ nonprofits we serve.

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