Community Partner

Pitt's value to Pennsylvania goes far beyond what can be captured on a spreadsheet. From fighting food insecurity to serving residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, Pitt is committed to being a caring partner, a good neighbor and a powerful community asset. Pitt takes pride in being a university of the community.

Community Impact

Tripp Umbach estimates that Pitt employees and students in FY ’21 generated more than $85.3 million in charitable donations and volunteer services across the counties in which campuses are located. These benefits are in addition to the $5.2 billion annual impact that Pitt generates for the state.

The $85.3 million impact includes:

$16.5 million donated to local charitable organizations by Pitt employees and students; $68.8 million in value of volunteer time provided to area communities by Pitt employees and students

Pitt's services to community members:

  • Quality of Life and Social Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Strengthening Cultural Arts
  • Enriched Learning and Youth Development
  • Organizational Capacity Building and Data Analytics
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Inclusive Economic Prosperity