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Ways of Giving


Donate Online

If you are interested in partnering with POISE Foundation as we work to help convene and develop solutions to address and resolve the disparities that exist between Pittsburgh’s Black and White families, you can make a secure donation on line by clicking here.

United Way

If you regularly make contributions to the United Way directly or through your work place, you can designate POISE Foundation through the Donor Option program.  Simply select Donor Option number 1066 when completing your pledge form.  To learn more about the United Way and the donor option program, please click here.

Combined Federal Campaign

CFC is the world's largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with more than 200 CFC campaigns throughout the country and internationally to help to raise millions of dollars each year. If you are a  Federal civilian, postal or military donors, your pledge during the campaign season (October 1st to December 1st) can support POISE Foundation strengthen Pittsburgh's African American families and community and therefore, strengthen our region overall. Our Agency code is 52406.  To learn more about CFC, or to donate online, click here

Planned Giving

There are many ways to support POISE Foundation.  In addition to donations of current dollars, there are various methods of planned giving including bequests, charitable trusts, life insurance, estate planning and other ways to provide long lasting gifts to support your charitable interests.  To learn more, please contact our office.

Traditional Methods

As always, you are welcome to mail a donation to the POISE Office.  We will accept, checks, money orders, credit cards via phone, and electronic bank transfers.

We appreciate if you download and mail this form along with your payment to the following address:

POISE Foundation
Two Gateway Center, Suite 1700
603 Stanwix Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

If you wish to donate other types of property, please call the Foundation directly at 412-281-4967.

Featured Donors

Marilyn Louise Robinson Fund

We have chosen the POISE foundation to keep the memory of the legacy of my mother alive and fulfill her life-long dream.

Tony Fountain Fund

I chose to establish a general scholarship in the Poise Foundation based on three facts: Blessings, Sustainablility and Giving is Receiving.