The Pittsburgh/Greater Allegheny LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce

Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, & Growth.



Three Rivers Business Alliance Foundation

Background

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

Mission

3RBF's mission is to educate, inspire and empower members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and other nonconforming persons (LGBTQ+) business community and their allies in the Pittsburgh/Greater Allegheny region and build a stronger overall economy and community.

Goals

3RBF's goals are to:

  • Provide professional and business development education and programming for LGBTQ+ business professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners and their allies;
  • Fund scholarships and grants to deserving LGBTQ+ residents so that they may develop skills and become more successful;
  • Fund studies and reports on the impact of LGBTQ+ businesses in the Pittsburgh/Greater Allegheny region; and
  • Engage in activities that foster diversity, inclusion and growth.

Needs

Some of the projects 3RBF is looking to fund are:

  • $1,500 for one Lunch & Learn for 30 participants, or $6,000 for 4 lunches;
  • $5,000 for a pull out section in the Pittsburgh Business Times or other similar publication to highlight LGBTQ+ business owners;
  • $2,500 to video our programs and post them on our website; and
  • $10,000 in scholarships for LGBTQ+ 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 completing this Pledge Agreement and returning it and a check made payable to "3RBA Foundation" to:

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

Also, you can make a donation online by completing the 3RBA Donation Online Form.


Disclosures/Bylaws:

3RBF is a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation exempt from federal income taxes under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3) per the attached IRS exemption letter.  Accordingly, contributions or gifts to 3RBF may be deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes.


Here is a copy of 3RBF's Bylaws.

Three Rivers Business Alliance

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

info@3rba.com
412-346-4161



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