Strategic Partners & Allies

TRCF is a proud member of the following organizations


One of 16 national member funds of The Funding Exchange:
Appalachian Community Fund, Knoxville, Tennessee (serving all of Appalachia)
Bread and Roses Community Fund, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chinook Fund, Denver, Colorado
Crossroads Fund, Chicago, Illinois
Foundation for Change, San Diego, California
Fund for Idaho, Boise, Idaho
Fund for Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
Fund for Southern Communities, Atlanta, Georgia
Hawai’i People’s Fund, Honolulu, Hawaii
Haymarket Fund, Boston, Massachusetts
Headwaters Foundation, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
Liberty Hill, Los Angeles
McKenzie River Gathering Foundation, Portland, Oregon
Northstar Fund, New York City
Wisconsin Community Fund, Madison, Wisconsin
Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania
PANO (Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations)
The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
Fundraising memberships include:
Macy’s – Shop For A Cause
United Way

In order to maximize our impact and outcomes in furthering the movement for equity and social change throughout southwestern Pennsylvania, TRCF works closely with a number of allies, affinity groups, and strategic partners in all ten counties of the region.  These partners and allies include:


Co-Sponsors of Regional Mini-Summits on Social Change:

Armstrong County Community Foundation
Black Political Empowerment Project/Regional Equity Monitoring Project
The Blind Association of Butler & Armstrong Counties
Center for Coalfield Justice
Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture)
Good Schools Pennsylvania
HAVIN (Helping All Victims In Need)
Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Center for Civic Engagement & Student Leadership
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Center for Northern Appalachian Studies
Mental Health Association of Armstrong County
Women & Girls Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania

The Buhl Foundation
Falk Foundation
FISA Foundation
The Funding Exchange
Individual Donors
The Pittsburgh Foundation
POISE Foundation

Foundations that Supported TRCF’s Initial Grantmaking Endowment Campaign:
The Fisher Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation
The Heinz Endowments

Fundraising Partnerships:
East End Food Co-Op

Rita’s Italian Ice (Northside location)
Ten Thousand Villages

In-Kind Donors:
The Foundation Center of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, research services
Geneva Marketing Group, design services
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Center for Civic Engagement & Student Leadership
     lunch for Regional Mini-Summit on Social Change for Indiana and Armstrong counties
KH2 Design, Kimberly Hanna-Hall, principal, logo design
Pittsburgh Filmmakers, production services for endowment fund video and oral history project
United Cerebral Palsy of Pittsburgh, space and facilities use
University of Pittsburgh Department of Sociology, assisting with oral history project
Washington & Jefferson College Office of Student Activities,
     promotion of Regional Mini-Summit on Social Change for Washington and Greene counties

20th Anniversary Event Support:
American Eagle Outfitters Foundation
, sponsor
Black Political Empowerment Project, advertiser
Courtney’s Frame Shop, custom framing
Creative Wealth Strategies, underwriter
Claudia Davidson, Attorney At Law, advertiser
Falk Foundation, sponsor
Funding Exchange, sponsor
Healey & Hornack, advertiser
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School, sponsor
Mielo Visual Productions, photography services
Burton Morris, art print donation
New Perspective Productions, videography services
The Penn State Center, advertiser
Pennsylvanians United for Single-Payer Healthcare (PUSH), sponsor
Pittsburgh Pirates, auction items
Seymour & Pettina Investment Consultant Group, sponsor
Shakespeare Staging & Design, J R Vrbanic, principal, staging services
Toonseum, artwork loan
Joanne G Vannosdel, realtor, underwriter
Westinghouse, sponsor

20th Anniversary Auction Donors (Partial List)
2010 U.S. Women’s Open

Norman Brown
Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History
Carnegie Science Center
City Theatre
Anne Feeney
Fitness Factory
Holiday Inn Hotels & Suites
Holiday Valley Resort
Keystone Health Club & Café
National Aviary
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Pittsburgh CLO
Pittsburgh Magazine
Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
A Pleasant Present
The Rivers Club
Robert Morris University Island Sports Center
Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Sheraton Station Square
Venture Outdoors
Waterford Crystal