Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh
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Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh
c/o Nigro Ankle and Foot Care
1601 Union Ave. Suite B
Natrona Heights PA 15065

About the Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh

The Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh (PFP) is a nonprofit, private foundation formed from the assets of the sale of the Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh, and is incorporated to further charitable purposes such as providing scholarships for the education of podiatrists, providing continuing education opportunities for podiatrists, providing funds for graduate residency education in the field of podiatry, promoting research, sponsoring community seminars and securing podiatric services without charge or at reduced rate to members of the public who would otherwise be unable to obtain such services.

The Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh (the Corporation) is organized exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes as a non-profit corporation. The Corporation does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit, incidental or otherwise to its officers or directors. The purposes for which it shall continue are:

  1. To operate and continue as a private foundation to provide for projects and activities having as a main focus the promotion of podiatric health.
  2. To provide funds for the podiatric care and surgical treatment of members of the public within Western Pennsylvania, without distinction or regard to race, creed, color or ability to pay under such conditions, rules and regulations as the Board of Directors may reasonably establish.
  3. To encourage persons from Western Pennsylvania to specialize in the field of podiatric medicine by providing full and partial scholarships for such specialized training to facilities within and without this Commonwealth, under such conditions, rules and regulations as the Board of Directors may reasonable establish.
  4. To provide funds for graduate residency education in the field of podiatry.
  5. To encourage the continuing education of podiatrists practicing in Western Pennsylvania by sponsoring seminars on topics related to the field of podiatry and /or by providing full and partial scholarships for such continuing education offered by others to podiatrists practicing in Western Pennsylvania, under such conditions, rules and regulations as the Board of Directors may reasonable establish.
  6. To promote the understanding of podiatry and factors affecting podiatric health in the Western Pennsylvania community which in the opinion of the Board of Directors may be justified by the facilities, personnel, funds or other requirements that are or can be made available.
  7. To promote and cause to be conducted scientific research related to podiatric care and treatment of persons having podiatric injuries insofar as, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, such research can be justified by the facilities, personnel, funds or other requirements that are or can be made available.
  8. To participate, so far as circumstances may warrant in any activity in Western Pennsylvania designed and carried on to promote the general podiatric health of the community.

The Foundation fulfills these purposes through the grants, scholarships, educational events and promotion of podiatric medicine among doctors, students and the general public.

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