Mission Support

With special emphasis on assisting those in financial need and vulnerable populations, Passavant Hospital Foundation raises funds for the latest in medical technology and equipment at UPMC Passavant, to support excellence in patient care. But the Foundation serves the health of ALL in our community in many more ways.

Department Grants

The Foundation supports UPMC Passavant through departmental grantmaking. For 2020 the Foundation announced 21 grants to hospital departments totaling $215,596, for technology, equipment and programs which improve patient diagnosis, treatment, care, comfort and safety. This investment of funds is a collaborative effort with the Foundation, Passavant Hospital Auxiliary and the hospital itself. View the full list of grants awarded: Grants Announcement 2020.

Community Initiative Grants

The Foundation continues to align itself with initiatives in McCandless and Cranberry supporting our patients, their families, staff and the community. In 2019, Passavant Hospital Foundation supported four community grants totaling over $33,500. The following grants are:

  • New Start Furniture Ministry received a grant to afford efforts assisting families and individuals in the community furnish their place of living.
  • Berkeley Hills Fire Company received a grant to replace AED's
  • North Hills Community Outreach received a grant to support the Food and Huger Program feeding and providing supplemental food for low-income families
  • Kearns Spirituality Center received a grant to help the center house families from out of town who may not have the means for an overnight stay while a loved one is hospitalized at UPMC Passavant

Passavant Hospital Success Stories

Read more about our latest success stories here.