The Pittsburgh/Greater Allegheny LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce

Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, & Growth.

Three Rivers Business Alliance Foundation


In 2019, Three Rivers Business Alliance Foundation was established to assist 3RBA fund its educational programming and allow 3RBA to concentrate on being a membership association. 


The Foundation's mission is to educate, inspire and empower members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and other nonconforming persons (LGBT+) business community and their allies in the Pittsburgh/Greater Allegheny region and build a stronger overall economy and community.


The Foundation's goals are to:

  • Provide professional and business development education and programming for LGBT+ business professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners and their allies;
  • Fund scholarships and grants to deserving LGBT+ residents so that they may develop skills and become more successful;
  • Fund studies and reports on the impact of LGBT+ businesses in the Pittsburgh/Greater Allegheny region;
  • Engage in activities that foster diversity, inclusion and growth; and
  • Do all things which shall be lawful and appropriate in furtherance of these stated goals.


Some of the projects the Foundation is looking to fund are:

  • $1,500 for a Lunch & Learn for 30 participants. $6,000 for 4 lunches in 2019/2020;
  • $5,000 for a pull out section in the Pittsburgh Business Times or other similar publication to highlight LGBT+ business owners;
  • $2,500 to video our programs and post them on our website; and
  • $10,000 in scholarships for LGBT+ business owner development and skills training.

Donation Levels

Diamond: $25,000+
Ruby: $10,000 - $24,999
Emerald: $5,000 - $9,999
Sapphire: $2,500 - $4,999
Garnet: $1,000 - $2,499
Ways to Donate:

You can donate by mailing a check to:

Three Rivers Business Alliance Foundation
1735 E. Carson St. #403
Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1705

Also, you can contact 3RBA to become a sustaining donor.


Three Rivers Business Alliance Foundation is a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation that is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3).  Here is a copy of its IRS exemption letter

Three Rivers Business Alliance

1735 E. Carson St. #403
Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1705

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