Staffers won the award on April 15 for their coverage of the October shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue.
Along with one of the highest honors for journalistic achievement, the newsroom was awarded $15,000.
The Post-Gazette reports that publisher John Robinson Block suggested donating the money to the congregation to help repair their bullet-riddled temple.
Keith Burris is the newspaper’s executive editor. He presented the check to Rabbi Jeffrey Myers and president of the congregation, Samuel Schachner, on August 29.
The synagogue thanked the newspaper in a Facebook post, saying “Pittsburgh is truly home to some amazing neighbors!”
A Pennsylvania man, accused of bursting into a Pittsburgh synagogue last year with a semi-automatic rifle and shooting 11 people to death, has pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh to a 63-count indictment and is awaiting trial.
Robert Bowers, 46, shouted "all Jews must die" as he fired on congregants gathered for Sabbath services at the Tree of Life synagogue on October 27, 2018.
U.S. prosecutors said they will be seeking the death penalty.