As noted in the June 30, 2009, edition of the Pittsburgh Business Times in the article "Pittsburgh G-20 Partnership details planning efforts for September summit," Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney was one of approximately 20 leading Pittsburgh businesses that contributed to the newly formed Pittsburgh G-20 Partnership — the group in charge of organizing the upcoming summit of world leaders to be held in Pittsburgh September 24 and 25.

According to the article, "The partnership, founded by the city, the county, the Allegheny Conference and VisitPittsburgh, has received about $500,000 in donations to date."