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Endowments and Trusts 1895 – Present

In recognition of generous contributors supporting Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s long-term sustainability through the creation of legacy funds Endowments and Trusts 1895 – Present

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Endowed Funds

Akers Gerber Family Fund

Katheryn and Russell Ayres Early Learning Fund

Edward C. Bald, Jr. Memorial Fund

Adeline Macrum Bank Memorial Fund

Maurice S. Baseman Classical Music Endowment

J.D. Bernd Fund

Bruce and Marian Block Fund

Betsy and Marc Brown Fund

Bernita Buncher Fund for Children and Teens

Buy the Book Pearle Vision Fund

Carrie J. Carnahan Memorial Fund

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh General Endowment

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Maintenance Fund

Robert B. Croneberger Endowed Book Fund

Lynn Cullen Fund

Danny’s Irish Eyes Fund

Bernard Dubbs Endowed Book Fund

Herb Elish and Eloise Hirsh Fund

Farmerie Family Fund

Donald R. and Nora Barry Fischer Fund

The Dorothy and Lloyd Fuge Fund

Jacqueline Reid Gerjuoy Nature and Environment Resources Fund

Anna and Mabel Gillespie Fund

Mabel Lindsay Gillespie Fund

Mary Alice Gorman Fund

Dr. Maurice R. Greene Fund

Patricia M. Gussey Fund

Martha Harris Fund

Eliza Davitt Hartley Fund

Heritage Fund

Hess Abraham Family Fund

Mary Jane Kuffner Hirt Fund

Carolyn O. Holl Memorial Fund

John H. Leete Memorial Fund

Judge Benjamin Lencher Fund

David H. Light Memorial Fund

Frank J. Lucchino KIDS Fund

Yetta A. McCullough Fund

Marie McSwigan Fund

A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Fund

Annie M. Mellor Fund

Charles C. Mellor Fund

Laura Reinhart Mellor Fund

Louisa P. Mellor Fund

Mark and Jane Mendlow Family Fund

Mertz Family Fund

Barbara Miller and Jackie Wechsler Fund for Children’s Books

June B. and William W. Mullins Fund

Ralph Munn Fund

Leroy O. Myers Fund

Donna Grace Nativio PhD CRNP Fund

Shirley A. Page Children’s Fund

Pennsylvania Room Fund

Jean Migliorino Piccione Fund

Pittsburgh Section – American Chemical Society – Endowment Fund

Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh Early Literacy Fund

Claire Pyle Fund

Susan J. Rapp Fund

Reinfeld Family Fund

George Q. Sargent Memorial Fund

Morris Schrero Memorial Fund

Carol McCann Scott Fund for Children’s Programming and Outreach

Gladys Springer Fund

Teen and Young Adult Collections Fund

Lou and Kathy Testoni Fund

Edith L. Trees Fund

Betsy H. and Charles B. Watkins Fund

Dr. Max H. Weinberg Fund

Wilson – Silva Fund

John Worthington Fund

Stephen G. Young Family Fund


Endowments & Trusts Managed by Another Organization

The Melvin J. and Rebecca N. Bodek Carnegie Library Endowment Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Robert M. Gough Memorial Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation

Margaret Mary Kimmel Scholarship Fund

Curtis R. and Helen B. Marquard Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation

Roy O. Mitchell Charitable Fund

W.I. Patterson Charitable Fund


Revised April 25, 2022


For more information about making a gift to the Endowment or creating a named fund please contact Anne Lee, Manager of Special Gifts and Planned Giving at 412.325.0056 or

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