McAuley Ministries

Named in honor of Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, McAuley Ministries is the grant-making foundation of Pittsburgh Mercy. Our vision is to be a good neighbor whose support has contributed to neighborhoods that are safe, vibrant, and celebrated, and where residents are healthy and enabled to reach their full potential.
About McAuley Ministries
McAuley Ministries works collaboratively in the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of the Hill District, Uptown, and West Oakland.

"If we love God, we will undoubtedly love our neighbor also; they are as cause and effect."

Catherine McAuley, Founder of the Sisters of Mercy

Grant Application Dates

Major Grants

  • Closed

    by invitation only
  • Closed

    Invited applications will be reviewed at the Spring 2025 Board Meeting. If you have an idea you would like us to consider, please reach out to Marisol Valentin at mvalentin@

Outreach & Sustainability Grants

  • Closed

    For Review in July 2024 - Summer Cycle
  • Closed

    No 2024 Fall Cycle
  • Feb. 1, 2025

    For Review in March 2025 - Spring Cycle