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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.
Hear about the latest initiatives, causes, and exclusive self-service capacity-building resources.
This Community Call hosted Bill Generett Jr. on how universities and the local community can cooperate productively. The call was followed by a series of GPNP and TFF program updates.
Community Call with Mark Anthony Thomas on Economic Development in the Pittsburgh Region. The talk was followed with GPNP and The Forbes Funds program updates.
Today’s community call featured Pete Schramm who discussed the importance of mentorship in individual and team development. The talk was followed with public policy and program updates.
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.”
Find a Partner or Funder
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.
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Research & Publications
2021 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.
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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.
Join with 500+ GPNP members to receive support from a collaborative community of practitioners, thought partners, and future-minded leaders.
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