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Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Grant

Grants to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia
Nonprofits for Programs Serving Local Youth

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Grants to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs and projects to benefit young people in the local community. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of youth hockey, wellness, education, and community development. Grant recipients must use the funds to support a program or project key to the organization.

The mission of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is to actively promote physical well-being, encourage teamwork, stress the value of education, and provide essential life skills to young people in the community through youth hockey and other activities. 

The Foundation fulfills grants on the basis of the four pillars of the organizations. To be considered the interested organization must fit into one of these categories:

Youth Hockey: 

  • Applicant’s program directly contributes, supports, or otherwise ties in directly with the expansion and sustainability of the sport of hockey in the tri-state area. This includes organizations that focus on conventional hockey, as well as special needs hockey programs. 
  • Exception - high school or school-based hockey teams 


  • Applicant’s program pertains to health care, physical activity, awareness, or anything directly impacting the health and wellness of children. 


  • Applicant’s program directly provides knowledge to children and young adults. After-school programs, STEAM/STEM programs, museums, and other groups are included. 
  • Exception - high schools and colleges seeking funds for programs, student organizations, field trips, etc. 

Community Development:

  • Applicant’s program directly impacts the betterment of their community. The program provides services to community members, provides training and mentorship, or makes their community a better place to live and work. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178393

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must be a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit. They must be able to supply an EIN number for verification.

The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation does not support the following:

- Non tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations
- Individuals
- Fundraising events, sponsorships
- Capital and endowment campaigns
- Organizations that advocate religious beliefs or restrict participation on the basis of religion
- Multi-year pledge requests
- Organizations located outside of the tristate area (PA, OH, WV)
- General operating costs, staff salaries, travel expenses or political campaigns
- Recreational group outings or trips
- High school, recreational, intermural, etc. sports teams

Pre-Application Information:

The application ends on April 4, 2020.

Grants, funded from the 50/50 Raffle, are awarded to qualifying organizations in two phases, the first in early February and the second 30 days after the completion of the Pittsburgh Penguins season. Grants are considered on a rolling basis and the application closes each spring at the conclusion of the Penguins regular season.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation
One Chatham Center, Suite 300
PIttsburgh, PA
(412) 255-1952

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