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Orris C. Hirtzel and Beatrice Dewey Hirtzel Memorial Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-04-21

At A Glance

Orris C. Hirtzel and Beatrice Dewey Hirtzel Memorial Foundation

(formerly Elec Material Hirtzel Memorial Foundation)

P.O. Box 185

Pittsburgh, PA United States 15230-0185

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $23,499,548

Total giving: $159,000



Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o, Laurie Moritz, 500 Grant St., Ste. 3825, Pittsburgh, PA 15258, tel.: (412) 234-0023.


Established in 1956 in PA

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to students completing secondary school with close geographical proximity to the North East, PA, and Erie County, PA.

Fields of Interest

  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Undergraduate education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $23,499,548 (market value)

Expenditures: $367,576

Total giving: $159,000

Qualifying distributions: $222,378

Giving activities include:

$159,000 for 37 grants (high: $24,500; low: $1,500)