Become A Community Partner

2017 Community Partner Grant

The 2017 RFP period has now ended. Notice of award winner will be given on April 30, 2017.

To be considered for this grant, you must be applying for funding for a program that
works to combat food insecurity and hunger for children in the East
End of Pittsburgh. Please click here for more information.

For our purposes, the East End of Pittsburgh is defined by the following zip codes:
15201, 15206, 15207, 15208, 15213, 15217, 15218, 15219, 15221, 15224, 15232 and
The USDA defines food insecurity as the limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally
adequate and safe foods or limited or uncertain ability to acquire acceptable foods in
socially acceptable ways. The USDA defines hunger as an individual-level physiological
condition that may result from food insecurity.
Grants must be used for programming. Proposals to fund general administrative costs
will not be considered.
Please note that as part of the determination process, the JLP may request additional information and/or view your IRS Form-990.
Important Information
RFP Issue Date: February 3, 2017
RFP Due Date: March 31, 2017
Notice of Award Date: April 30, 2017
Annual Meeting Award Date: May 31, 2017
Contact Person

Please return completed proposals by e-mail or mail using the information below:
R&D Committee Chair
Junior League of Pittsburgh
or mail to:
33 Terminal Way, Suite 531A
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1212

The Junior League of Pittsburgh’s Research and Development Committee are always looking for opportunities to collaborate with local organizations that align with the Junior League’s mission. For further information, please contact the Junior League of Pittsburgh’s Research & Development committee at

In addition to grant funding, there are opportunities to receive volunteer support from members of the Junior League. Grants have been awarded to applicants with programming that aligns with the Junior League of Pittsburgh’s mission and where monies will have the greatest impact. Awards will be given for program funding.

Past Grant Recipients