Who We Are:
Our mission is to celebrate Bellevue’s unique community and welcome others to join us as we cultivate a more vibrant place to live, worship and shop.
On behalf of our group of engaged citizens invested in the growth, diversity, and beauty of our borough, we invite you to live, worship, and shop in Bona Fide Bellevue.
Learn more about our organization.
Recognize the distinctive combination of features that make Bellevue a prime representation of neighborhood living in the Pittsburgh area.
Value all viewpoints and encourage an open exchange of ideas and dialogue between all members of our community.
Focus on fostering our thriving residential and business districts through community-driven improvement.
Building a safe and friendly community for people from all walks of life who live, work, and play in Bellevue.
Welcome community participation and partnership by individuals, organizations, and local government.
In The News
“Those who turn off of Route 65 to explore Bellevue know it’s home to everything you can want in a small town; minutes from the heart of the city but with its own “I could totally live here” charm.”
Bellevue Farmers Market
The Bellevue Farmers Market is held throughout the summer every Wednesday, 3-7 p.m.
Improve the Vue
Improve the Vue is a Bona Fide Bellevue initiative that focuses on neighborhood upkeep and improvement.
DEI Award & Scholarship
To support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), we award an annual scholarship to a graduating student living in the Northgate School District who is continuing their education.
We are proud to provide two garden programs — our public, free to all herb gardens, and the Bellevue Friendship Garden offering low-cost membership garden plots.
Business Signage and Facade Grant Program
We are excited to support our business community by providing financial grants to pay for new and well-designed business signage and lighting.
What’s Happening in Bellevue?
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Building a Better Bellevue Since 2008
In 2008, a group of enthusiastic citizens met to envision how they could reinvigorate Bellevue and make it one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Pittsburgh. Together, the community and Bona Fide Bellevue have experienced many successes over the past years. We look forward to even more in the bright future. We encourage you, our neighbor, to become involved in making our vision for Bellevue a reality.
Bona Fide Bellevue stands with those in our community and around the world who work to combat racial injustice. We strive to create genuine dialogue around the ideas of race and representation, and to take meaningful actions to better reflect the needs of all our citizens.
2022 Vendor Application
Apply now to be a vendor for our 2022 market!
Signage Grant Program Update
If you recently walked around on Lincoln Ave and thought you noticed a couple of enhancements, you'd be correct! Throughout the latter half of last year, Bona Fide Bellevue was overjoyed to award $5,000 in grant money to 4 Bellevue businesses to update their...
Volunteer Spotlight – Sister Ily Olsen
Today’s volunteer spotlight is on Sister Ily Olsen, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.