CORE Legacy Grant


CORE offers a Legacy Grant to help fund implementation of a living legacy wall at your hospital. The grant can also fund an innovative hospital-based awareness initiative or event.


Grant Application


The CORE Legacy Grant program encourages organ, tissue and cornea donation awareness and donor designation in the CORE service area of western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Chemung County, New York, by offering our partnering hospitals financial assistance toward an initiative which supplements CORE’s mission to Save and Heal lives through donation.

  • Applicants must be currently employed health care professionals within the CORE donation service area (western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Chemung County, New York).
  • Applicants must submit all application requirements by mail, email or through the form below.
  • Acceptance of the CORE Legacy Grant implies that the awardee will meet the required reporting guidelines of the proposed project.


View a collection of living legacy walls from CORE’s hospital partners:


A completed entry form and original Organ Donation Awareness & Donor Designation plan are required. All plans must be typed, double spaced, 1” margins, 12 pt. font in Times New Roman, and contain a title page with title and applicant’s name ONLY. Applicant’s name must be on footer of each page.

Any application for scholarship funds to be used for a capital expenditure (donor wall, memorial bench, garden) must include:

  • The name of the architect, designer or other professional employed to design the project.
  • A written proposal and rendering/picture from all professionals listed above, which must include materials to be used and cost.

Applications can be submitted three ways:

  • Applicants may email entry form and essay as a Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat document (PDF) to
  • Applications can also be submitted using the form below.
  • Hard copies can be mailed to:

CORE Legacy Grant
204 Sigma Drive
RIDC Industrial Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15238


CORE Legacy Grant

Hospital Donor Wall Bifold



Employees of CORE, the grant’s participating sponsors and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participant and win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriages(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household even if not related.