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Diana Bucco
President, The Buhl Foundation

Diana Bucco is the President of The Buhl Foundation where she has led the revisioning of the Foundation’s new strategy and approach to philanthropy, including its focus on community-driven neighborhood revitalization. Prior, she was the President of The Forbes Funds, a Pittsburgh-based organization that supports nonprofit capacity-building through grantmaking, research, and leadership development. During her tenure, The Forbes Funds became a leader in supporting Strategic Restructuring, Fiscal Modeling and Advocacy on behalf of the nonprofit sector. She also launched the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership, a coalition of 350 nonprofit organizations that have joined together to create a unified voice for the sector.

Previously she was the founding executive director of the Coro Center for Civic Leadership and The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania, and the executive director of Pennsylvania Campus Compact. She serves on the Boards of the Carnegie Science Center, Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh, A+ Schools, APOST, Advancing Academics and the Hear Foundation. She Chairs the Funders Network for Partner for Work and is a member of the International Women’s Forum and Women’s Funders Roundtable. Nationally, she serves on the Board of Global Ties of the USA as Finance Chair. She has served previously in many roles including Development Chair as a member of the National Council of Nonprofits’ Board of Directors, Independent Sector’s Public Policy Committee and as a Trustee of Point Park University. She has been recognized throughout her career for her accomplishments including the YWCA Tribute to Women, Pittsburgh Business Times Women of Influence Award, Spirit of Amelia Earhart Award by Zonta Club of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 under 40, Coro’s MLK, Jr. Leadership Award and was the recipient of a German Marshall Fellowship. She was also recognized by the state as one of the top ten of the GenX generation.

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