Become a Community Partner

2018 Community Partner Grant

The Junior League of Pittsburgh is currently accepting grant applications.

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 the RFP.

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 15147.

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, including staff time and travel. 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: Feb. 5, 2018
RFP Due Date: March 30, 2018
Notice of Award Date: April 27, 2018
Annual Meeting Award Date: May 2018

Contact Person
Please return completed proposals by email or mail using the information below:
Robin Alexander, 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.

Past Grant Recipients