Giving

Gesell in a black jacket and pink shirt

#GivingTuesday Illustrates Shift in Philanthropy

Young people are donating more money, time and gifts to charity as it becomes easier through social media and online campaigns like #GivingTuesday — the philanthropic response to the consumerist Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
Wanda DiPaolo holding a photo of her father

Campaign Donors Make Gifts of Impact, Aid United Way to ‘Do What They Do Best’

As Pitt kicks off its 14th United Way campaign, one Pitt staff member explains why she supports the campaign and gives to the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Elsie and Henry Hillman at the opening of the cancer center

Cancer Research Program Receives $30 Million

The Henry L. Hillman Foundation has made a commitment of $3 million per year for 10 years for ongoing support of the Hillman Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research Program, where researchers cultivate novel cancer discoveries that improve patient care.
Richard Rauh

Alumnus Gifts $1 Million to Theatre Arts

Richard Rauh (A&S '62, '64G) said some of his warmest memories are of his time at Pitt and in and around the theater. His $1 million gift will support University theater productions and the newly renamed Richard E. Rauh Studio Theatre.

Henry Hillman: Man of Innovation, Generosity

The legacy built by Henry Hillman and his family will resound for generations, not only at the University of Pittsburgh but also throughout the region.
University of Pittsburgh Day of Giving logo

Day of Giving Draws More Than $5.7 Million

To celebrate the University's 230th anniversary on Feb. 28, Pitt launched its first-ever Day of Giving, and the community responded.
group at the presentation of Biblioteca Punena

Complete Collection of Andean Cultural Writings Donated to Pitt

Hillman Library is the first in the United States to own the Biblioteca Punena in its entirety.