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What We Do
NEED's vision is to unlock the power of education by helping youth meet their highest potential and enhance their quality of life, thereby strengthening the Pittsburgh regional economy.
The NEED 50th Anniversary Gala
Services For Students
As a college access program designed to unlock the power of education from the barriers that young underserved students face on their path to higher education, NEED offers the following:
NEED provides career and college access services which empower youth from the Pittsburgh region to aspire to, learn about, prepare for, and complete higher education.
Since our founding in 1963, NEED has supported over 19,000 deserving young people by providing nearly $20 million in grants.
MARCIA M. STURDIVANT, Ph.D. takes the reins as President and CEO