2003

Women’s Health

Grant Description Amount
Blackburn Center Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
To develop a best practices structure for volunteer management, a comprehensive policies and procedures manual, and methodology for ongoing evaluation
$16,149
Jewish Women’s Foundation of Greater Pittsburgh
Support for a presentation by Harvard Professor, Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair on From Girls to Women: Getting them There Safely
$1,000
Lydia’s Place, Inc.
2002 Jefferson Award
$1,000
Magee-Womens Health Foundation
Sponsorship of the 2002 Celebration of Women Dinner
$2,000
National Council of Jewish Women
2003 Race for the Cure
$3,000
Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery
For the Collaborative Human Resources Project, an effort to meet the growing human resources and personnel management needs of Bethlehem Haven, the Center for Victims of Violent Crime and POWER
$40,000
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
For “Women Empowered,” a program to reduce the risks of HIV infection for African-American women of childbearing age who live in disadvantaged communities
$10,000
The Program for Female Offenders
Support for Prostitution, Education, Employment and Rehabilitation (PEER), a program designed to assist prostitutes in finding a permanent way out of their lifestyle through a network of tailored services and resources
$35,000
Society for Menstrual Cycle Research
Conference support for “Going with the Flow: Mapping the Course of Menstrual Experience”
$750
Women & Philanthropy
2003 Membership dues
$100

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Advisory Board on Autism and Related Disorders
Support for distribution of information on autism to families and professionals
$9,100
Allegheny County Respite Care Coalition
Administrative support for coordination of respite care services and evaluation of the impact on families
$15,000
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
To provide outreach programs to children with disabilities and to teen mothers through Museum on the Move
$20,000
Commonwealth Institute
Support for a series of training events for parents, service providers and people with disabilities to raise consciousness about issues that pose a risk to people with disabilities and present strategies for an effective response
$8,000
Disability Funders Network
2003 Institutional Dues
$1,250
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
For the operation of a newly integrated volunteer program including people with disabilities and for staff training related to disability sensitivity and diversity
$28,507
Hope Network
Administrative support including start-up costs of a women’s wheelchair basketball team for the Healthsports Program which provides sports, fitness and recreational activities so people with disabilities can lead more active lives
$20,000
Human Services Center Corporation
For free follow-up care for uninsured and low-income people who participate in the Vision Screening project of the Mon Valley Providers Council
$2,000
Latrobe Area Hospital Charitable Foundation
To start a program to increase ski helmet usage through educational strategies and a helmet-loan program
$4,500
North Hills YMCA/Camp High Hopes
Operating support for Camp High Hopes 2003, serving children and youth with disabilities
$3,000
Radio Information Service
To expand availability of news broadcasts for the visually impaired to include people whose physical limitations prevent them from holding a newspaper or magazine
$35,000
SHOUT
For staff support to expand employment opportunities for people who rely on augmentative communication
$5,000
UCP of Pittsburgh
Support for speaker’s fee for Visitibility Event: “Developing and Building the Pittsburgh of the Future”
$1,100
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
Support for the Sixth Annual International Mitochondrial Disease Symposium, building awareness about mitochondrial disease in the medical community and the broader public
$5,000
The Woodlands Foundation
For comprehensive database management software and computer hardware to support marketing and development for this facility providing programs for groups that serve children and adults with disabilities
$10,000
Visitability Event
Support for Speaker’s fee for Visitability Event, Designing and Building the Pittsburgh of the Future
$1,100

Other

Grant Description Amount
Grantmakers in Health
For general support of this national organization serving the professional needs of foundations involved in health and human services philanthropy
$2,000
Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania
2003 Membership Dues
$1,248
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
Pittsburgh Mercy Foundation
Sponsorship of the Mercy Evening of Promise Dinner
$2,500

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