Diana Bucco is the Vice President of The Buhl Foundation where her primary responsibilities are strategy formation and capacity building. 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 director of the Coro Center for Civic Leadership and The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the director of Pennsylvania Campus Compact. She is a Trustee of Point Park University and serves on the Boards of YouthPlaces, Advancing Academics, and Health Careers Futures, and is a member of the Women’s Funders Roundtable and the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Committee. Nationally, she serves as Development Chair as a member of the National Council of Nonprofits Board of Directors and was a member of the Independent Sector’s Public Policy Committee. She has been recognized throughout her career for her accomplishments including the Spirit of Amelia Earhart Award by Zonta Club of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 under 40 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.
Diana is a member of the Remake Learning Council.