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PNC Charitable Trust

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    Funder Type

    Corporate Foundation

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award


    PNC Bank


    The PNC Charitable Trust Grant Review Committee serves over one-hundred seventy-five perpetual charitable trusts and private foundations for which PNC is trustee. Its mission is to implement the legacies set forth by the individual donors who established these trust relationships with PNC.

    The Committee distributes grants from these charitable trusts to worthy 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations at local and regional levels. In accordance with the provisions of the trust agreements, the Committee funds grant requests that demonstrate a capacity and commitment to charitable service and enhance the quality of life for the people and their communities. The Committee seeks grant applications with a focus on support for year-round programming.

    Priorities for funding include: 

    • Organizations that are direct providers of services, with projects and programs that meet donors' intent.
    • Programs in communities where donors lived and/or engaged in their grantmaking activities.
    • Applicant demonstrates a capacity to meet the stated objectives of the request; and those objectives are clearly articulated and measurable.
    • The critical nature of the need being addressed by the proposed program.
    • Organizations with strong leadership, diversified income streams, and long-term sustainability that have demonstrated efficiencies in delivering their services.

    History of Funding

    Past awards have gone to projects in: Health, Social Services, Education, the Environment, Religion, the Arts, and the Welfare of Animals.

    Additional Information

    The Committee supports projects and programs that: 

    • Support year-round programming
    • Provide direct services to individuals and reflect the core social mission of the organization
    • Address a need in the community for which there is a demonstrated demand
    • Have broad impact or benefit underserved populations
    • Have measurable outcomes, a plan for documenting results, and long-term sustainability
    • Have diversified income streams and demonstrate effective financial accountability
    • Involve collaboration with other organizations
    • Complement rather than duplicate the work of other non-profit organizations

    The Committee does not provide grants for:

    • General Operating Costs
    • Pilot or new programming
    • Event, conference or seminar sponsorships or entry fees
    • Multi-year commitments
    • For-profit organizations
    • Individuals or private foundations
    • Fraternal, political, advocacy or labor organizations


    PNC Bank Staff

    PNC Bank Staff
    1 PNC Plz
    Pittsbugh, PA 15222-1119

  • Eligibility Details

    PNC Charitable Trusts administer grants only to select regions based on the donor's preference. 

    Currently, these areas include: Pittsburgh, PA, Western PA, Philadelphia, PA, Pottstown, PA, Dauphin and Cumberland Counties, PA, Lancaster, PA, Oil City, PA, Titusville, PA, Clarion County, PA, Forest County, PA, Venango County, PA, Weirton, WV, Camden, NJ, Central NJ, Northern NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Lancaster, OH, Fairfield County, OH, Steubenville, OH, Youngstown, OH, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties, OH, Tiffin, OH, Zanesville, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Peoria, IL, Fort Wayne, IN, Hardin and Jefferson Counties, KY, Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD

    Deadline Details

    Initial application deadlines may vary according to geographic location. Contact your local PNC representative for more information. 

    Unless otherwise specified, organizations that receive funding are asked to wait 18 to 24 months before applying again.

    Award Details

    Approximately $50 million in grants issued annually to recipients in the fields of health, social services, education, religion and the arts. The grants are one-time awards and are not pledges of continued support. Size of grants depends on the fit with donors' intent, availability of funds, breadth of organizations represented in the grant proposal mix, and the project's social impact.

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