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.
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.
Going beyond grantmaking to support nonprofits holistically.
“My impression of The Forbes Funds is that it’s not just about funding; it’s about supporting the organization.”
ACCEL boosts fundraising campaign.
“ACCEL laid out a clear plan for implementing a successful year-end campaign. Basically, I took their recommendations and made necessary changes. The process was stress-free since their layout and examples were so clear.”
Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership is worth its value.
“The GPNP membership is truly worth its value. This is an opportunity for nonprofits to come together, to talk, to collaborate…to bring us all together to see what we can do and create more impact…for our kids and communities.”
The Forbes Funds is not just about grant funding.
“The Forbes Funds is about achieving what you are not prepared for: planning, execution, and resource management.”
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We connect nonprofit organizations to funders and partners who can grow and scale initiatives.
Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership
Attend GPNP networking events and gain membership benefits.
Connect with partner organizations to fund your initiatives or support your mission.
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.
See how The Forbes Funds can catalyze community-wide change through co-design and skill-building.
NEW! College-Accredited Credentials
The Forbes Funds University
Supervision and leadership certifications for nonprofit professionals
The Forbes Funds University features cohort and project-based instruction focused on strengthening the abilities and capacity of social sector professionals and organizations. Be sure to register for the upcoming Spring semester!
News & Resources
Hear about the latest news, initiatives, causes, and exclusive self-service capacity-building resources.
Jamie Ducar of the University of Pittsburgh kicked off the Community Solutions meeting, sharing information on the March 2nd, 2021 University of Pittsburgh Community Engaged Scholarship Forum. The forum will cover topics such as liberatory and critical practices in...
The transformational model of the International Institutional Anti-Racism Wireframe Cohort (ARC) builds on core practices of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, leveraging a Human-Centered Design approach to shift organizational culture and effectuate systems change.
In late January, the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership Public Policy Committee met virtually to explore Western Pennsylvania's nonprofit sphere's most pressing priorities. Outgoing Chair Harris Ferris joins us Vice Chair, now headed by its new Chair, Laurie...
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