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.

Click Here to Review the Request Requirements for a Community Initiative Grant

Department Grants

The Foundation supports UPMC Passavant through departmental grantmaking. For 2023 the Foundation announced 11 grants to hospital departments totaling $220,152, 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 2023.

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 2023, Passavant Hospital Foundation supported four community grants totaling $39,690. The following grants are:

  • Anchorpoint Counseling Ministries to support their bereavement groups
  • Glade Run Lutheran Services for the purchase of two AED’s

  • Highland Firemen’s Association for the purchase of two AED’s

  • Kearns Spirituality Center to support their Comfort & Hospitality Program

  • McCandless Franklin Park Ambulance Authority for upgrading and replacing the reeves & scoop stretchers, along with airway kits

  • Mars Home for the Youth to help build stronger families through their MST- Psych Family Support Program

  • North Hills Community Outreach to help provide food for low-income families and older adults

  • Orchardview Stables to assist with their Equine Assisted Learning & Psychotherapy programs

  • Peebles District Volunteer Fire Company for the purchase of two AED’s