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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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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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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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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!

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Hear about the latest news, initiatives, causes, and exclusive self-service capacity-building resources.

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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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Join with 450+ 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 450+ 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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Learn about The Forbes Funds’ vetting process and apply now.

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Sponsor grassroots organizations to support collective missions.

Corporate Sponsorship Program

Work with us to amplify your mission work and social responsibility.

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Co-create with The Forbes Funds and the 450+ nonprofits we serve.

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