Addie Mae Avery Scholarship
Scholarship
Established in 2007 by her family. Income is to be used for scholarships for African American students.

Administrative and General Operations
Administrative
To support the general operations and administrative expenses of the Foundation.

African American Music Institute Fund
Agency
Established in 1997 by the African American Music Institute, this fund provides support to AAMI.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Omicron Alumni Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2004 by the Omicron Alumni Association. Income is to be used for members of Alpha Phi Alpha Omicron Chapter pursuing an undergraduate degree.

Amachi Pittsburgh Fund
Donor Designated
This fund was established in 2012 by the Board of Trustees of POISE Foundation to accept contributions that will be designated for Amachi Pittsburgh programs and operations.

Andrea Renee Umphrey Educational Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2004 by the family and friends of Andrea Renee Umphrey who was a tragic victim of violence. The purpose of the fund is to provide educational assistance to her children as well as others who may have lost a parent to violence. Grants to individuals other than the children will not occur until after the children's educational needs have been satisfied.

Anna Mae Jones and Lucille H. Jones Pennywell Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by the children, family and friends of Anna Mae Jones and Lucille H. Jones Pennywell. Income for scholarship aid.

Annette Cuffee Gillcrese Charitable Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2014, income from this fund will be used for the charitable purposes of the donor.

Annette Cuffee Gillcrese Christian Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1992, the income from this fund will be used to support Christian education and other activities of Bidwell Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, PA.

Anthony S. Fountain and Alissa Fountain-Burse Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2007 by Anthony S. Fountain. The income from this fund is to be used to provide scholarships based upon criteria as described by the Donor.

Barbara Ann McCants Distribution Fund
Distribution
Established in 2011 by the family of Barbara McCants. This fund will provide support for the Barbara Ann McCants fund for a period of five years and then cease.

Barbara Ann McCants Endowment Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 2011 by the Family of Barbara Ann McCants. Grants will be awarded to support the Barbara McCants Garden Project through the Young Men and Women of African Heritage Association. If this project ceases to exist, a committee will determine the purpose of grants.

Beafus and Mayple McAfee Trust Fund
Unrestricted
Established in 1992 by the friends, family and members of Emory United Methodist Church in honor of Beafus and Mayple McAffee. Income is unrestricted.

Bernard H. Jones, Jr. Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1997 by Bernard H. Jones, Jr. The income from this fund is to be used for the charitable purposes as suggested by the donor.

Bernard H. Jones, Sr. Fund
Administrative
Established in 2002 by the board of trustees. Income from this fund is to be used for operations of the Foundation.

Betty and James Robinson Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1997 by Betty and James Robinson for purposes of awarding scholarships to students who participated in Manchester Youth Development Corporation.

Betty J. Tilman Good Neighbor Legacy Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2016 by her Daughter The income from this fund is to be used for organizations or venues that bring awareness to the importance of nurturing children/young adults so that they become critical thinkers and know the history of those who have created Pathways of Hope in Western Pennsylvania and the World. It will help educate the community and encourage participation in projects that help children/young adults learn to embrace their culture, use their creativity and technology, develop their intellectual acumen, understand the legislative process, as well as the importance and power of the vote in a democratic society; And become good citizens of the World. It will honor the legacy of Betty J. Tilman and others who act as Go-Givers.

Bidwell Street United Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund
Agency
Established in 1988. Income is to be used for the benefit of Bidwell Presbyterian Church. http://bidwellchurch.org/

Bill's House Endowment Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2000 by William Russell Robinson. The donor will suggest uses of grants.

Bill Nunn III Legacy Fund
Donor Designated
This fund was established in 2016 by the family and friends of Bill Nunn, III.  The purpose of the fund is to primarily support the Bill Nunn Theatre Outreach Project which has a mission to create a platform for underserved public school students in the Pittsburgh region to gain access to theatre arts and work with seasoned professionals within the field. http://billnunntop.com

Brandon Hopson (AUBA) Fund
Agency
Established in 2002. Income is to be used for the Allegheny Union Baptist Association.

Brenda W. & J. M. (Jim) Grammar and Carmen Grammar-Long Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1992 by Mr. & Mrs. J. M. Grammar. Income is for the charitable interest of the donors.

Bynums Creative Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1996 by Russell and Kathy Bynum. The income from this fund is to be used to advance the education and careers of African Americans who seek education and employment in the Advertising and Graphic Design fields. Students will be suggested by the donors.

C. Richard Gilcrese and Annette Cuffee Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1992. Income to be used for the Charitable interest of the donors.

Campbell Family Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1989 by Mr. Donald L. Campbell, President & CEO, Century Technologies, Inc. Income is for the charitable interests of the donor.

Charles F. and Edith A. Williams
Scholarship
Established in 1991 by the family in memory of Charles F. Williams and in honor of Edith A. Williams. Income is to be used for students who graduate from Westinghouse and Cheyney to further their education. It is preferable that students have an average grade point average.

Charles L. Peters and Andrew Smith Fund
Field of Interest
Established by Mary Smith Peters in 1995 to support the education of African American youth Ages Twenty-five or younger.

City of Pittsburgh Economic Development Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1997 by a donation from VISA USA. The income from this fund is to be used for Economic Development activities in the City of Pittsburgh.

Clara and Frank Sams Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1986. A gift from Frank Sams in memory of his wife, Clara Sams. Income is for scholarship aid and/or various charitable purposes in Bidwell Presbyterian Church and the African American community it serves.

Clarence H. Horne, Jr. Memorial Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by friends of Clarence H. Horne, Jr. Income is for scholarship aid.

Coburn M. Jones and Janice Davis Jones and Laura K. (Jones) Gardnere Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1996 by Coburn M. Jones & Janice Davis Jones and Laura K. (Jones) Garner. The income from this fund is to be used to help provide educational assistance to minority youth at various levels of their academic career and to help in promoting self-help and betterment for the total community.

Collective Impact Fund
Unrestricted
A pooled collective fund to invest in high impact community initiatives.

Cundieff, Cobbs, Simmons, and Rogers Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1995 by Rusty Cundieff in celebration of the adults who nurtured him and his sister. The income from this fund is to be used for the various charitable purposes as designated by the donor.

Daisy and James T. Wilson Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by The Misters, Inc. and Urban Youth Action, Inc. in honor of Mrs. Daisy Wilson and Mr. James T. Wilson. Income is for scholarship aid to needy students.

Darieth Chisolm Young Entrepreneur Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2017. Income is to be used to provide grants to support women in business, as well as scholarships to women pursuing post secondary opportunities in Business or Media.

Darlene Spence Musical Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1987 by the staff and students of Allegheny Middle School in memory of Darlene Spence. Income is to be used for musical scholarships for students at Allegheny Middle School.

David Gist Endowment Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2001 by the friends and family of David Gist.

Deliverance Baptist Church Endowment Fund
Agency
Established in 1996 by Deliverance Baptist Church. The income from this fund is to be used for charitable ministries as determined by Deliverance Baptist Church. http://deliverancebaptistchurch.org/

Diana Green Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1997 by the Board of Trustees of POISE Foundation in memory of Diana L. Green. Income from this fund is to be used as determined by the Board of Trustees.

Diana Green Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1997 by Duquesne Light Company in memory of Dianna L. Green. The income from this fund is to be used for scholarships to full time students who are enrolled or are planning to enroll at a four year accredited university/college and are residents of Allegheny or Beaver Counties.

Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of Association of the Study of African American Life and History
Donor Designated
This fund was established by Dr. June Pickett Dowdy in 2016 as a distribution fund to support the work of the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of the Association of the Study of African American Life and History. Funds will be accepted for the work of the branch through contributions made by others in memory of "those who have gone before us and paved the way".

Dr. June Pickett Dowdy Community Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2016, this fund will support the charitable interest of the Donor

Duane Ashley Fund
Donor Advised
Established in December 2013 for the charitable interests of the Donor.

Dwayne D. Woodruff Charity Trust Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1997 by Dwayne D. Woodruff and Joy M. Woodruff. The income from this fund is to be used for the charitable interest as suggested by the donors Dwayne D. Woodruff and Joy M. Woodruff.

Earl and Amanda Stafford Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2002 by Earl and Amanda Stafford for charitable purposes as suggested by the donor.

Earl D. and Henrilynn Johnson Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1991 by family and friends. Income is for scholarship aid and charitable purposes in Bidwell Presbyterian Church.

Earl F. and Lois W. Hord MYDC and Centre Avenue YMCA Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1996 by Earl F. Hord and Lois W. Hord. The income from this fund it to be used for the purchase of Memberships in the Centre Avenue YMCA for children in need and to support operating expenses of Manchester Youth Development Center (MYDC).

Earline and Charles L. Pankey, Sr. Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2000 by the family in memorial to Charles L. Pankey, Sr. Income from this fund is to be used for the charitable purposes as suggested by the family.

Edward E. Guy, Sr. Memorial Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1993 by the family and friends in memory of Mr. Edward E. Guy, Sr. Income is for scholarship aid to needy students.

Ernest L. Lee, Sr. Memorial Fund
Unrestricted
Established in 1987 by family and friends. Income is unrestricted, with preference given to organizations in which Mr. Lee had special interests.

Estelle Martin Cartledge Memorial
Scholarship
Established in 1991 to honor former members of Morning Star Baptist church who have made an impact on youth in the church and community. The fund will serve young people in Morning Star Baptist Church, Mon-View Heights and the Mon-Valley community. An Advisory Committee suggests use of income.

Eugene "Freedom" Blackwell Scholarship/Legacy Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 2016 by the family of Eugene "Freedom" Blackwell in memory of his fight for equity throughout our community and a special focus on our youth. The purpose of this fund is to support African American youth in grades k through 12th to pursue opportunities to further their education in STEM and other programs that prepare them for their future. The fund will also support entrepreneurial efforts of African American male youth. These causes were important to Freedom and where he dedicated most of his efforts.

Euzelle "Bubby" Hairston Educational Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1998 by the Honorable Valerie McDonald Roberts in honor of her father Bubby Hairston. The income from this fund is to be used for educational purposes.

Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2004 as the Pittsburgh Black Nurses In Action Scholarship Fund, this fund was renamed as a memorial to a dedicated nurse and member of the organization. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to students interested in the nursing field. Recipients will be suggested by a committee of the Pittsburgh Black Nurses in Action.http://www.pittsburghblacknursesinaction.org/

FAMS Family Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1991 by members of FAMS to help students continue their education. A committee from FAMS will select the student.

Financial and Moral Supporters (Fams) Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1984. Income is used for educational and employment opportunities for Urban Youth Action, Inc. and needy youth of Allegheny County.

Forest L. Parr Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by the staff of Business and Job Development. Inc. and Mr. Paul D. Nelson in honor of Mr. Forrest L. Parr. Income is for scholarship aid.

Frank E. Bolden Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1998 by The Early Learning Institute on behalf of Frank E. Bolden. The income from this fund is to be used for scholarships for local individuals, male or female, planning to pursue careers in early childhood education or special education in an accredited education program.

Frankie Pace Community Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1980 by friends in honor of Frankie Pace. Income for educational and community service awards.

Freedom House Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1987 by Freedom House Enterprise, Inc. Income is to be used for scholarship awards.

Genesis Foundation
Donor Advised
Established in 2004 by Ervin Dyer. Income is to be used for the scholarships or building/ capital support for two schools in Somanya, Ghana (West Africa),The Ervin-Spags Nursery and the Second Presbyterian Middle School as well as other charitable interest of the donor.

Geraldine C. and Bernard H. Jones Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1980 by friends of B. H. Jones, and by Mr. Jones in honor of Geraldine C. Jones. Income for scholarship aid and church activities.

Gloria D. and Ralph Dickerson, Jr. Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1988. Income is to be distributed as designated by Gloria D. & Ralph Dickerson, Jr.

God's Tithe Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 2013. The purpose of the fund is to support the preaching/proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ and/or activities congruous with that purpose. The donor or a committee will suggest recipients of the grants.

Golden Star and Chain Incorporated Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1998 by Golden Star and Chain Incorporated for the purpose of assisting and supporting educational activities of indigent persons within the area of the City of Pittsburgh. An advisory committee will suggest the use of the income.

Greater Hill District Development Growth Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 2011 By the Community of the Hill District of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania to support various development and growth opportunities for the Hill District community. This fund was established as a Distribution Fund with an initial contribution from The Rivers Casino.

Greg and Janet Spencer Charitable Giving Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2003 by Greg and Janet Spencer. Income is to be used for the Charitable giving purposes of the donors.

Greg Jones Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1990. Income is for scholarship aid to needy and worthy students.

H.E. Winston Educational Endowment/Monumental Baptist Church Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1992 by Rev. Thomas E. Smith and members of Monumental Baptist Church. The income is to be used for scholarship assistance to African- American students to African-American Institutions.

Handy Gay and Lena Gay Riley Manker Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2002 by Joseph O. Manker, Jr. The income from this fund is to be used for the purchase of books only, awarded to a minority student maintaining at least a "B" average at Duquesne University of Pittsburgh.

Harriet Tubman Freedom
Scholarship
Established in 1996 by David Edward Ellis. The income from this fund is to be used for students pursuing a degree in education, business, law, medicine, science, or technology.

Harvey Adams, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1993 by friends of Harvey Adams, Jr. in honor of his services to the community. Income is to be used for scholarships.

Hazel Garland/Mal Goode Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1988 by Connie Portis, President of of Renaissance Publications in honor of Hazel Garland and Malvin R. Goode. The fund supports African-American students interested in pursuing a degree in journalism or communications.

Hill District Youth Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Monumental Mission Ministries. Income is to be used for scholarships for youth as determined by an advisory committee.

Hines Family Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1993 by Wilbur E. Hines. Income to be used for various charitable purposes as designated by Wilbur E. and/or Imogene A. Hines.

Holly and Evan S. Frazier Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1996 by Holly and Evan Frazier. The income from this fund is to be distributed as designated by the donors, Holly and Evan Frazier.

Honorable William Russell Robinson Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1992. The income is for charitable interest of the donor.

Howard A. Russell Memorial Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1988 by friends of the late Dr. Howard A. Russell. The income is to be used in the fields of music and art.

Howard Hairston Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1987 by the Alpha Omicron Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Income is for scholarships to worthy and needy students. An Advisory Committee will suggest use of income.

Irene E. and Temple J. Lee Memorial Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by friends and family of Irene E. & Temple J. Lee. Income for scholarship aid.

J. P. Lawrence, Sr. and Genevieve Lawrence Heritage Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2011 by the Family of Barbara Ann McCants. Grants will be awarded to support the Barbara McCants Garden Project through the Young Men and Women of African Heritage Association. If this project ceases to exist, a committee will determine the purpose of grants.

James C. Williams Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by James C. Williams. Income for scholarship aid to needy students.

Jean Bryant Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2005. Income is to be used for grants within the scope of the POISE Foundation mission.

Jeannette Carolina Memorial Healthcare Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 2006 by Marvin Carolina. Grants from this fund will be used for individuals pursuing careers in the Healthcare field with an interest in nursing; and other eligible grants to support the growth of African Americans in the Healthcare profession.

Jerry Devon Jones, Sr. Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2009 by Michelle Lewis in honor of her father, to support programs providing skills in the field of carpentry as well as scholarships to individuals seeking to gain or enhance carpentry skills.

John Christian Golf Classic Endowment Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1988 by the John Christian Charity Golf Classic Committee. Income is to be used to help provide educational assistance to minority youth at various levels of their academic career and help in promoting self-help and betterment for the total community.

JRL/Laymond Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1994 by John R. Laymon, Jr., for the charitable purposes designated by John R. Jr, Brenda S. and/or Jenea Y Laymon.

K. Leroy Irvis Memorial Educational Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 2006 by the Board of POISE Foundation to honor the legacy of the Honorable K. Leroy Irvis. This fund is dedicated to supporting educational purposes in keeping with the interest of K. Leroy Irvis such as the K. Leroy Irvis Reading Room, general education purposes, and groups involved in the political education of the African American community.

Kathryn and Pearlie L. Johnson/Ellen L. and Forest E.Tompkins Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1994 by William Douglas and Susan Renee Thompkins. The income from this fund is to be used for the charitable purposes of the donor's advisory committee.

Katie E. and Robert H. Nelson, Sr. Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 in memory of Katie E. & Robert H. Nelson, Sr. Income is for scholarship aid to needy students.

Kuntu Repertory Theatre Foundation, Inc. Endowment Fund
Agency
Established in 2003. Income used to subsidize annual operating expenses of the Kuntu Repertory Theatre, its successor, or other non-profit arts entity(s) as directed by the Fund advisory committee. http://www.kuntu.org/

Leah Baker Fowler Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2016, by Tia and Leah Baker Fowler of Cupcakes Most Wanted. The fund will support the charitable interest of the donor.

Lennie and Anthony L. Henry Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1993 by Lennie and Anthony L. Henry. Income to be used for the charitable interest of the donors or the charitable interest of their children in the absence of the donors.

Lennie and Jerry McCrommon, Sr. Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by the children and family in memory of Jerry McCrommon and in honor of Lennie McCrommon. Income for scholarship aid.

Leroy and Norma Brandon Patrick Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1996 by Reverend Dr. Leroy Patrick. The income from this fund is to be used for and in equal amounts to the following three entities: Thomas M. Thomas Memorial Church, Bethesda Presbyterian Church and Lincoln University. No restrictions are set upon the stipend each will receive.

Lula Mae Mott and Willie M. Lindsay Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by The Misters, Inc. and friends of Lula Mae Mott and Willie M. Lindsay. Income is for educational and scholarship awards.

Luvenia H. Lewis Fund
Donor Advised
Established in December 2013, to advance the education of children of African descent, through scholarships and/or by providing financial support to organizations who serve them. Scholarship recipients must be Black/of African descent. Organizations must be led by a person of African descent, and if governed by a board, the board must be comprised of at least 80% of persons of African descent. The donor will suggest grantees.

Maleness to Manhood Foundation, Inc.
Donor Advised
This fund was established in 2010 by Darnell Dinkins. Grants will be awarded to support inner city youth programs and other charitable purposes. An advisory committee will recommend programs. http://darnelldinkins.com/

Mamye and Leon E. Hickman, Esq. Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1991 by the Board of Trustees of POISE Foundation, Financial & Moral Supporters (FAMS) and The Misters. Inc. Income is to be used to motivate young people to stay in school by supporting the Urban Youth Action program.

Margaret Lewis Education for Special Needs Children Fund
Field of Interest
This Fund was established in 2010 by the family and friends of Margaret Lewis in memory of her work and concern for individuals with special needs, particularly children. The income generated from this fund will be used to support educational programs for children with special needs in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County

Marian Parker Diggs Entrepreneurial Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1997 by the Board of Directors of POISE Foundation in memory and honor of Marian Parker Diggs, a native of Pittsburgh and champion of small business. The income from the fund is to be used for entrepreneurial activities as determined by the Foundation's Board of Trustees.

Marilyn L. Robinson Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2009 by Robert Robinson in memory of his mother Marilyn. Grants from this fund will support scholarships as determined by the donor.

Marvin B. Prentice Fund
Donor Advised
This fund, established in 2013 from the proceeds of the Marvin B. Prentice Tribute Event, is to be used for the charitable interests of the Marvin B. Prentice Family.

Mel and Elenore Seidenberg UYA Endowment Fund
Agency
Established in 2003 by the Board of Directors of Urban Youth Action in Honor of Mel Seidenberg and his wife Elenore. income from this fund is to support the operations, programs and purposes of Urban Youth Action

Men of Fifth Avenue Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2000 by the proceeds of the first annual Men of Fifth Avenue Program. Charitable use of the Income from this fund is to be suggested by an advisory committee.

Michael D. Taylor Legacy Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2017 by Celeste Taylor, Michael's mother, to honor the memory and legacy of her son who passed unexpectedly in January 2017. Income is to be used to provide scholarships for students pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities in Culinary Arts.  Preference is given to African American students from the Greater Pittsburgh Region.

Michelle A. and Mark S. Lewis Trust Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1994 by Mark and Michelle Lewis. The income from this fund shall be used for the charitable purposes of the donors.

Miller's Urban Youth Action Education Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1991 with a gift from the Miller Foundation. Income is for scholarships to worthy and needy African-American students.

Misters Economic/Educational Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1981. Income is to be used for African-American economic, entrepreneur development and educational activities in the Pittsburgh area.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Thornton Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1995 by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thornton. The income from this fund shall be used for the charitable purposes of the donors.

Nancy D. and Milton A. Washington Fund
Donor Advised
Established by Nancy and Milt Washington in 1994 for the charitable purposes of the donors.

Northeasterners Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
This fund was started by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Northeasterners. Available grants will be recommended by the Chapter.http://northeasterners.us/index.html

NSMH Alumni Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1997 by the NSMH Co-Founders (Evan Frazier, Michael Burkeen, Alfred Watts, and Penelope Urquhart). The income from this fund shall be used for Hospitality scholarships for minority students giving preference to NSMH members and NSMH Alumni members. http://www.nsmh.org/

Oliver L Johnson Legal Education Scholarship
Scholarship
Established in 2000 by the Homer S. Brown Law Association for the purpose of providing financial assistance to African American students at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Duquesne University School of Law. An advisory committee will select the students. http://www.hsbla.org/

Olivia E. Jones Legacy Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2016 by Ron O. Jones, in honor of the memory of his mother Olivia E. Jones.  Income is to be used for the charitable interests as determined by the Donor.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. - Iota Phi Foundation of Pittsburgh, Inc,. Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2000 by John R. Laymon (Chairman). The income from this fund is to be used for scholarships and other charitable purposes as designated by Iota Phi Foundation Chairman and/or Treasurer.

Paul G. and Gwendolyn T. Patton Family Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1993 by Paul G. Patton and Gwendolyn T. Patton. The income from this fund is to be used for the charitable purposes of the donors.

PCHS Endowment Fund
Agency
Established in 2002 by the Board of Directors of Primary Care Health Services, Incorporated. The income from this fund is to be used to advance the mission of Primary Care Health Services (PCHS) through enhancing existing programs, growth of the organization, human resource development, capital, educational, and community service programs. If the PCHS organization is acquired, dissolves or is no longer governed by its current structure, the advisory committee, on behalf of the Board of Directors (PCHS) will recommend to the Foundation the charitable use of the income derived from the fund. http://pchspitt.org/

Perdue Family Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1993 by Rose Sharon and Dale Perdue. The income from this fund is to be used for scholarships for needy students, with a preference in the field of education or law.

Philadelphia Black Giving Circle
Donor Advised


Phyllis Moorman Goode Arts and Culture Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2008 by Phyllis Moorman Goode and Robert W. Goode. The purpose of this fund is to support arts and culture related causes as determined by the donors or those designated by the donors.

Point Breeze Initiative Endowment Fund
Neighborhood Asset
Established in 2003 by William C. Allen, Jeffrey S. Gray, Donna M. Westbrooks-Martin, and Evan Templeton. The income from this fund is to be used to develop, promote and maintain the Point Breeze Community in a way that enhances its resident's quality of life.

POISE Director's Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1988. Income is to be used by the Director for special immediate small activities.

POISE Distribution Fund
Distribution
Established in 1981. The fund is designed for those donors who prefer their gifts be distributed in its entirety.

POISE Endowment Fund
Unrestricted
Established in 1981 as an unrestricted fund by the Misters, Inc., Pittsburgh Afro-American Investment and Development Association (PAID), and UMP Investment Club. It is designed as a permanent endowment for memorials, yearly donations, grants, and other gifts. This fund is used for public giving.

POISE Operating Endowment Fund
Administrative
Established in 1996 by the Board of Trustees. For long-term operations of the Foundation.

POISE Primary and Secondary Education Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2003 by the Board of Trustees. Income to be used to provide scholarships for tuition and fees for children in grades K-12 who attend a private or public school in Allegheny County. Certain income guidelines apply.

POISE/Kiski Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2011 by the Family of Barbara Ann McCants. Grants will be awarded to support the Barbara McCants Garden Project through the Young Men and Women of African Heritate Association. If this project ceases to exist, a committee will determine the purpose of grants.

POISE/MISTERS Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1987 with a gift from New Cycle Foundation and the Misters Investment Association. The income is used for the Misters, Inc. and POISE Foundation's economic activities in the Pittsburgh area.

Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise (PACE) Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1995 by the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise (PACE). The income from this fund is to be used for Scholarships. An advisory committee will suggest the use of the income.

Project Mayhem Foundation, Inc.
Donor Advised
Established in 2010 by Aaron Maybin to support inner city arts programs and other charitable purposes.

Queen Etta Guy Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1999 by the family in memory of Queen Etta Guy. Income from this fund is to be used for the charitable purposes as suggested by the family.

Richard and Roberta Griffith Endowment Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2004 by Mr. Will E. Griffith. Income is to be used to provide scholarships to worthy students attending Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. (click here to see the press release).

Richard Gehl, MD Memorial Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2016 by Peggy Fiedler wife of Dr. Richard Gehl. The purpose of this fund is to support the charitable goals of the Donor.

Robert A. Ruffin Memorial Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1990 by friends of Robert A. Ruffin. Proceeds from this fund are for educational awards and scholarships to worthy and needy students.

Robert B. Pease Scholarship
Scholarship
Established in POISE Foundation in 1981. Income for scholarship aid to Urban Youth Action students, with preference in the field of Engineering.

Robert Brown Memorial Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by the youth and adults of Urban Youth Action in memory of Robert Brown. Income is for scholarship aid and/or educational awards.

Robert Chambers IV & Goals Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 2011 by Robert Chambers III, in memory of his son Robert Chambers IV. Income from this fund will be used for scholarships for African American students.

Robert R. Lavelle Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by Mrs. A. Lavelle as a gift to her husband. Income for scholarship aid to needy young people.

Roberta Trafton Fund
Donor Advised


Ronald R. Lawrence, II Fund for the Afro-American Music Institute
Donor Designated
for the Afro-American Music Institute Established in 2004 by Ronald R. Lawrence, II. Income is to be used for the benefit of the Afro-American Music Institute.

Rosa Lee and Elliott Lewis Memorial Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2006 by the FAmily of Elliott and Rosa Lee Lewis. Grants from this fund will be suggested by the family.

Ruth R. Keith Charitable Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1980 by friends of Ruth R. Keith. Income is for educational and community awards.

Sankofa Fund of Southwest PA
Donor Advised
Established in January of 2009 by the members of the Sankofa Fund of Southwest PA giving Circle. Grants from this fund will be recommended by the Sankofa Fund for its projects in southwest Pennsylvania.

Sergeant William H. Carney Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1995 by the Honorable William Russell Robinson, 19th Legislative District. The income from this fund is to be used for scholarships.

Sickle Cell Treatment Fund
Agency
Established in 2005 by The Sickle Cell Society, Inc. Income to be used for promoting self-sufficiency essentially for the Sickle Cell Society.http://www.sicklecellsocietypgh.org/

Stanley A. Lowe/Pittsburgh neighborhood Preservation Services, Educational/Scholarship Fund (SAL-PN)
Scholarship
Established in 2004 by Stanley A. Lowe. Income is to be used for financial aide and to further educational pursuits for minority students that desire to attend private military and secondary educational facilities.

Teach Love Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1997 by Dr. Frances Johnson Barnes, Ed. D. The income from this fund is to be used "Based on the premise that love is a learned activity and therefore can be taught. The Teach Love Fund has been established to support groups and individuals who develop activities and projects, in varied categories and settings, that seek to teach individuals, especially children and youth, to love themselves and to love others.

Terri F. Gould Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1998 by Action-Housing, Inc. for the purpose of providing scholarships to the clients of ACTION-Housing's program and services and/or their children who are studying social work, communications, journalism, psychology or related courses. An advisory committee will suggest the students selected.

The Cook Family Fund
Donor Advised
This fund was established by Yvonne Cook in 2016. The purpose of the fund is to support the philanthropic wishes of the donor and family advisors.

The Kilby Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
The income from this fund is to be used for scholarships to be awarded to descendants of persons enslaved in Culpeper and Rappahannock counties, Virginia, prior to the end of the Civil War in 1865. Preference shall be given to descendants of persons enslaved by John Kilby of Culpeper County, Virginia (1715 - 1772), and by his lineal descendants who were enslavers.This endowment is established to honor these enslaved persons and their descendants in recognition of their strength and resilience and to contribute to making amends for their mistreatment.

The Kyle B. Wilson Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
This fund was established in 2014 by Derrick Wilson in honor of his son. The purpose of this fund will be suggested by the donor.

The Sunshine Jazz Endowment Fund
Scholarship
Income is used to support African American students attending a Philadelphia College or University. Awardees must also be Pennsylvania State residents and meet the minimum specified criteria as set by the Fund's Founders.

Toller Endowment Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2001.

Urban Affairs/Economic Development Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1995 by a contribution from Dollar Bank. The income from this fund is to be used to promote economic development and awareness in the City of Pittsburgh and throughout Allegheny County.

Urban Youth Action Alumni Association Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1992 by the members of UYA Alumni Association. Income is exclusively for the benefit of Urban Youth Action, Inc.

Urban Youth Action Educational Fund
Scholarship
Established by Urban Youth Action in 1980, the income from these funds are to be used for the education and employment of UYA students.

Urban Youth Action Endowment Fund
Agency
Established in 1981 with funds from Urban Youth Action Economic Fund. The Misters, Inc., Pittsburgh Afro-American Investment & Development (PAID), and UMP Investment Club. Income shall be exclusively for the benefit of Urban Youth Action, Inc.http://urbanyouthaction.org/

Vivian M. Colbert Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 1992 by the Misters, Inc., Urban Youth Action, Inc., and friends of Vivian Colbert. The income is for the charitable interest of Ms. Colbert.

William "Bill" Powell Scholarship Fund
Scholarship
Established in 1980 by The Misters. Inc., and friends in honor of William "Bill" Powell. Income is for scholarship aid for needy students, with preference in the field of communications.

William A. and Valerie Tyler Fund
Donor Advised
Established by Mrs. Valerie Tyler in memory of her husband. Income is for the charitable interests of the donor.

Wilson Bradley/Sisters of Eve Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1997 by Daisy Wilson and Mary Bradley. Income from this fund will be used for Sisters of Eve performances.

World Changers Fund
Donor Advised
Established in 2013 by Sharnay Hearn. The purpose of the fund is to support international educational experiences, exposing students to the global world. Preference will be given to African American students.

Young Achievers Trust Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 2000 by Connie Portis, President Renaissance Publications. The income from this fund is to be used for charitable donations towards educational scholarships, health initiatives, art projects, and non-profit agency support.

Young Ladies Enrichment/Support Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1988. Income is to be used for special programs, activities and projects to help young ladies prepare for a better future.

Young Men Enrichment/Support Fund
Field of Interest
Established in 1993. Income is to be used for special programs activities, projects, etc., to help young men prepare for a better future.

Youth Work NAACP Trust Fund
Donor Designated
Established in 1993 by the NAACP Pittsburgh Branch. Income is for youth activities in the City of Pittsburgh. An Advisory Committee will suggest use of income.http://naacp-pittsburgh.org/