individual donors

The generosity of our individual donors makes our work in the community possible. By investing in our work, your support helps us provide quality, safe homes that our low-income neighbors can afford and new homeowners can access. It helps those who are out of work to secure a job and create a financial plan to build wealth. Because of you, at-risk teenagers have the support they need to succeed in school and work with professionals in their chosen career field.  Your contribution helps build social capital in the community – people are connected to each other and the information they need to act on behalf of a healthy, desirable neighborhood.

Click below to make a secure gift online today, or send a check made out to OPDC to 235 Atwood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

OPDC is a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

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EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT TAX CREDIT

Through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program, businesses can make a charitable donation to OPDC to support its School 2 Career program, and receive tax credits equal to 75 percent of its contribution up to a maximum of $750,000 per taxable year.  A 90 percent tax credit can be claimed if the business provides the same amount for two consecutive tax years.

To become eligible for this tax credit opportunity, the business must apply to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. For general information visit www.newpa.com.  To make an investment in support of OPDC and its School 2 Career program, contact Wanda E. Wilson at wwilson@opdc.org or 412/621-7863 x15. 


UNITED WAY & state employee combined appeal

You can also support OPDC through payroll deductions during your employer's workplace campaign. Donors giving through the United Way should choose #300. Donors giving through the State Employee Combined Appeal should choose #4601-0069. 

We are happy to make a presentation to your department, host a meet and greet in one of our community centers, or work with your organization on a service project in the community. Contact 412.621.7863 ext. 23 or rranallo@opdc.org to learn more about these opportunities.