UNRESTRICTED FUNDS are used to promote the mission and objectives of the Foundation.
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Alleghenians Scholarship Fund
Beafus and Mayple McAfee Trust Fund
Established in 1992 by the friends, family and members of Emory United Methodist Church in honor of Beafus and Mayple McAffee. Income is unrestricted.
Collective Impact Fund
A pooled collective fund to invest in high impact community initiatives.
David Gist Endowment Fund
Established in 2001 by the friends and family of David Gist.
Diana Green Fund
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.
Ernest L. Lee, Sr. Memorial Fund
Established in 1987 by family and friends. Income is unrestricted, with preference given to organizations in which Mr. Lee had special interests.
POISE Director’s Fund
Established in 1988. Income is to be used by the Director for special immediate small activities.
POISE Endowment Fund
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.
Vivian M. Colbert Fund
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.