The Buhl Foundation prides itself on being a meaningful part of the Pittsburgh region. The grants highlighted below are representative of our partnerships with the community. A full listing of our recent grants may be found under Recent Recipients.
A Part of our Community
Buhl grants: Since 1997, in excess of $2,100,000
These WQED documentaries produced by Rick Sebak may be the finest tools for promoting Pittsburgh and the surrounding region that have ever been created. As important, the Pittsburgh History Series has been a significant source of revenue for WQED, a valued nonprofit for the Pittsburgh community. Read More
Buhl grants: In excess of $9,000,000 since 1939
In 1939, the Foundation built and opened the Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science on Pittsburgh's North Side. That Buhl legacy now continues inside the Carnegie Science Center with the Buhl Digital Dome, a high-definition projection system that combines science, entertainment and technology. Read More
Buhl grants in excess of: $1,000,000
Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation is an exciting new permanent exhibit at the Heinz History Center that was a key element of the Pittsburgh 250 Celebration, a regional event celebrating Pittsburgh's 250th anniversary in 2008. Read More