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2022 Awarded Grants

Below are the details of RAD's 2022 budget and grant allocations.

RAD's Asset categories are as follows:

  1. Contractual Assets: Organizations selected in 1994 for 10-year funding commitments that were reauthorized for five additional years in 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020;
  2. Annual Assets: Organizations that apply for support on an annual basis;
  3. Multi-Year Assets: Grants with commitments for more than one year of commitments beyond the contractual asset period.

Additional RAD support is available for Project Grants, with $400,000 budgeted for 2022.

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Assets FundedIn 2022


Contractual Assets

Organization Name

2022 Operating

2022 Capital

Allegheny County Library Association

Conditioned on shared services implementation and progress.


ACLA distribution formula for member libraries is weighted as follows: Base Funding (15%), Population Payment (15%), Distress Payment (10%), Non-Resident Use (15%), Computer Usage (7.5%), Wifi Usage (7.5%), and Local Income (15%)


Allegheny County - Regional Parks




For renovations, upgrades of shelters, restrooms, recreational facilities and infrastructure at the nine county regional parks. Boyce, Deer Lakes, Harrison Hills, Hartwood Acres, North, Round Hill, Settlers Cabin, South, and White Oak.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Conditioned on shared services implementation and progress.

Debt service









Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh



Support for renovations to the Carnegie Music Hall, including seating, flooring and HVAC.

City of McKeesport - Renziehausen Park



Support for bleacher improvements, trail extension, bandshell improvements, exercise equipment, and deck hockey improvements.

City of Pittsburgh - Regional Parks



Support for renovations, enhancements, and upgrades at Highland, Schenley, Riverview, and Frick Parks including playgrounds, tennis courts, lighting, sidewalks, walking trails and safety matters.

National Aviary in Pittsburgh



Support for the Wetlands Habitat restoration.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens



Support for the Broderie and East Rooms roof restoration.

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium



Support for Tropical Forest Complex, Discovery Pavilion roof, new transformers, and easy assist door operators at several locations around the park.

Total Contractual 2022



Grand Total Contractual 2022




Annual Assets

Organization Name

2022 Operating 

2022 Capital

Afro American Music Institute



Allegheny Brass Band



Allegheny Land Trust



Support for Friends of the Riverfront ($105,000); Hollow Oak Land Trust ($40,000); Pine Township ($50,000); Rachel Carson Trail Conservancy ($20,000); Steel Valley Trail ($15,000); Churchill Valley Greenway ($60,000).

Andrew Carnegie Music Hall



Support for major upgrades to the Music Hall.

Arcade Comedy Theater



Associated Artists of Pittsburgh



Attack Theatre



Support for equipment and renovations in their Creative Learning Lab.

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania



August Wilson African American Cultural Center



Support for additional renovations to HVAC.

August Wilson House (a project of the Daisy Wilson Artist Community, Inc.)



Avonworth Municipal Authority - Avonworth Community Park



Bach Choir of Pittsburgh



Belle Voci



Brew House Association



Bulgarian Macedonian National Educational and Cultural Center



Support for kitchen renovations.

Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society



Chamber Music Pittsburgh



Chatham Baroque



Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh



Support for improvements and repairs to the HVAC system.

City of Asylum



City Theatre Company



Support for facility repairs.

Contemporary Craft






Support for a portable floor.

Dreams of Hope



Edgewood Symphony Orchestra



Film Pittsburgh



Focus On Renewal (Father Ryan Arts Center)



Front Porch Theatricals



Gemini Theater Company



Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council



Guardians of Sound



Hill Dance Academy Theatre



Support for renovations to the recently purchased St. Benedict the Moor School.

Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh



Kelly Strayhorn Theater



Manchester Craftsmen's Guild



Mattress Factory



Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh



New Hazlett Theater



Support for HVAC replacement.

New Horizon Theater



North Hills Art Center



Support for a sensory/healing garden and parking lot maintenance.

North Pittsburgh Symphonic Band



PICT Classic Theatre



Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures



Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre




Support for improvements to their campus, including an ampitheater.

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden



Support for a visitor safety and accessibility project at the east entrance.

Pittsburgh Camerata



Pittsburgh Center for Arts & Media



Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera



Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra



Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting – WYEP


To support WYEP operations only.


Pittsburgh Concert Chorale



Pittsburgh Cultural Trust


Includes funds to support the Cultural District Shared Services program.



Support for renovations of 937 Liberty Ave. and other projects.

Pittsburgh Festival Opera



Pittsburgh Girls Choir



Pittsburgh Glass Center



Support for roof and HVAC system replacement.

Pittsburgh Musical Theater



Support for elevator to access all floors, new accessible lobby experience, and accessible patron restrooms.

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble



Pittsburgh Opera



Support for theatrical and house lighting, and production equipment.

Pittsburgh Philharmonic



Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company



Pittsburgh Public Theater



Support for lighting and projection equipment.

Pittsburgh Savoyards



Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra



Support for new seating at Heinz Hall's main auditorium, including 40% increase in accessible seating.

Pittsburgh Youth Chorus



Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra



Port Authority of Allegheny County



Prime Stage Theatre



Quantum Theatre



Radiant Hall Studios



Renaissance City Choir



River City Brass






Support for the upper promenade of Allegheny Riverfront Park.

Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation



Saltworks Theatre Company



Senator John Heinz History Center



Silver Eye Center for Photography



SLB Radio Productions



Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Musueum



Support for the exterior entrance, ADA upgrades, and replacement of the emergency back-up generator fuel tank.

South Hills Chorale



South Park Theatre



Sports and Exhibition Authority



Squonk Opera, Inc.


For Allegheny County programming.


Steeltown Entertainment Project



Sweetwater Center for the Arts



The Frick Pittsburgh



Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras



Tickets for Kids


Funding for Allegheny County activity only.


Tuesday Musical Club



Union Project



Upper St. Clair Twp. - Boyce Mayview Park




Support for Miracle League playground improvements including equipment, internet, and security, and for perimeter trail extension.

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy



WQED Pittsburgh




Support for replacement of an editing server and asset management system.

Total Annual 2022



Grand Total Annual 2022




Multi-Year Agreement

Regional Asset

2022 Operating 

2022 Capital

Sports and Exhibition Authority

SEA Stadium Convention Center Bond Issue



Grand Total Multi-Year 2022





2022 Operating

2022 Capital/Program

Project Grants (Connection and Accessibility/Inclusion)



Access & Opportunity



Transformative Community Library Fund



RAD Administration



Total Other 2022



Grand Total Other 2022




Total 2022 Budget


2022 Operating

2022 Capital/Program