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Staunton Farm Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Staunton Farm Foundation

650 Smithfield St., Ste. 210

Pittsburgh, PA United States 15222-3907

Telephone: (412) 281-8020


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $56,026,463

Total giving: $2,312,334





Additional Contact Information

E-mail for letter of inquiry or questions regarding application process:


Incorporated in 1937 in PA - The Staunton Farm Foundation is a family foundation established in 1937 in accordance with the wishes of Matilda Staunton Craig, who wanted her estate to be used to benefit people with mental illness.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of people who suffer from mental illness. It works to enhance mental health treatment and support by advancing the best practices through grant making to non profit organizations in the 10 southwestern Pennsylvania counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland. Current priorities include: 1) rural behavioral health: applicants for this grant will provide services to people in at least one rural area and will describe how the approach used will reach and engage people who face the challenges of distance and stigma; 2) access to behavioral health services and support for underserved populations: applicants for this grant will make the case that the population they are targeting does not now receive services at an expected rate and that their project will reach and engage the underserved individuals more effectively; and 3) Criminal Justice Diversion. Applicants for this grant will propose a program in collaboration with the criminal justice system that will divert youth or adults with behavioral health issues from arrest/jail to treatment and support in the community .

Fields of Interest

  • Addiction services
  • Child welfare
  • Domestic violence
  • Family counseling
  • Family services
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
  • Psychology and behavioral science
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Substance abuse treatment
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Female children and youth
  • Females
  • Homeless people
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Lesbians
  • LGBTQ people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Males
  • Military personnel
  • People of African descent
  • People with disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Substance abusers
  • Victims of crime and abuse
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $56,026,463 (market value)

Expenditures: $3,007,888

Total giving: $2,312,334

Qualifying distributions: $2,584,756