1998

Women’s Health

Grant Description Amount
Consumer Health Coalition
Child Health Insurance Enrollment Campaign
$2,000
Focus on Renewal
For transportation of parents and children involved in the Positive Parenting Program
$20,000
National Council of Jewish Women
The Silent Witness Initiative
$2,500
National Council of Jewish Women
Race for the Cure
$3,000
Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery
For planning and start-up of a gender-specific intensive outpatient program for drug and alcohol counseling for women
$64,424
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
For expansion of the Parents in Prevention Program, which provides intensive educational services focused on sexual assault issues, in collaboration with Head Start
$50,000
Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
For a case management program to help residents successfully make the transition from shelter to a violence-free home
$37,500
YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
For renovation of the Encore Plus facility where health promotion services aimed at early detection of breast and cervical cancer are coordinated
$50,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Arthritis Foundation
For expansion of the Home Assessment Program for underserved arthritis patients
$10,000
The Bradley Center
To upgrade the Home-based Program for Families of Children with Autism
$35,000
Center for Violence and Injury Control
To implement the start-up of a multidimensional bicycle helmet promotion coalition in the City of Pittsburgh
$55,678
Chatham College
To fund the FISA Rehabilitation Lecture
$11,000
The Children’s Institute
1998 Phyllis Reymer Totten Fund Award
$1,500
DePaul Institute
To fund computer equipment to program the Cochlear Implant 24M, a device that provides sound information for individuals with profound hearing impairments
$10,000
Disability Funders Network
1998 Membership Dues
$100
Goodwill Industries of Pittsburgh
Support for construction of a new on-site child care facility for use by Goodwill employees who are disabled and other members of the community
$41,000
Jewish Association on Aging
For the creation of a multifaceted secondary disability prevention program at Council Care Adult Day Services designed to maintain the physical health status of clients, thus preventing or delaying their move to more institutionalized care
$37,261
Life’sWork of Western PA
To provide paid internships for students with severe disabilities who are in transition from school to work
$31,500
McGuire Memorial Foundation
To purchase wheelchairs for children with severe disabilities
$11,500
Pittsburgh Vision Services
To supplement the equipment used for exercise and recreation in the Personal Adjustment to Blindness Training Program
$22,886
Radio Information Service
Support for daily, 24-hour broadcasts of newspapers and other publications for individuals who are visually impaired or have another disability that prevents reading
$15,000
Riding for the Handicapped
For the Adopt-a-Horse Program, to provide food and board for two horses that are used for physical and recreational therapy for people with disabilities
$7,200
Three Rivers Rowing Association
1998 Jefferson Award
$1,000
Vintage
For start-up of a music therapy program in two adult day health centers for clients with developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease and chronic pain
$30,275
The Watson Institute
For the establishment of an augmentative communications lending library for the children at D.T. Watson Educational Services
$52,514
William & Mildred Orr Compassionate Care Center
Support for care for homeless people who need a place to recuperate following a hospital stay
$10,000
Winchester Thurston School
For installation of an elevator to make the city campus wheelchair accessible
$50,000
The Woodlands Foundation
Support for construction of a new outdoor area for adaptive sports at the Woodlands, a residential camping and retreat center for children and adults with physical disabilities
$40,000
YMCA Camps Kon-O-Kwee & Spencer
For handicapped accessible bathrooms for the people with disabilities who visit Camp Spencer
$30,000

Other

Grant Description Amount
Catholic Charitites / Diocese of Pittsburgh
Bishop’s Annual Dinner for Catholic Charities
$1,500
Grantmakers in Health
For general support of this national organization serving the professional needs of foundations involved in health and human services philanthropy
$1,000
Health Policy Institute
For operating support for this organization that seeks to enhance health in the Pittsburgh region by improving the policies and other decisions that influence it
$5,000

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