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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.
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Pittsburgh, PA: The Forbes Funds, a supporting organization of...
Brief recap of May 17th Call for Community Solutions from the Forbes Fund featuring guest speakers Dr. Polly Hoppin of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, Talor Musil of Women and Healthy Environment, and Jamilah Ducar of the University of Pittsburgh along with public policy and covid updates.
On May 10th, The Forbes Foundation was joined by Christie Cawley, Senior Partner, and Executive Consultant at tHRive, to share ways to empower HR operations for nonprofits in a changing post-COVID landscape.
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