2004

Women’s Health

Grant Description Amount
Family Health Council
For replication of the Allegheny County Teen Advisory Council in Fayette County
$32,000
Girl Scouts – Trillium Council
Partial underwriting of the presentation, “Feeling Safe: What Girls Say,” a Girl Scout Research Institute study examining girls’ safety
$675
Human Services Center Corporation
For purchase of a portable osteoporosis screening machine for the Working Group on Health of the Mon Valley Providers Council
$12,870
Magee-Womens Health Foundation

The ‘Burgh’s Biggest Birthday Bash!, celebrating the generations of people who were born at Magee-Womens Hospital

$750
National Council of Jewish Women
2004 Race for the Cure
$3,000
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
To develop community-based information, education and counseling programs in neighborhoods with high concentrations of minority women
$89,860
Shadyside Hospital Foundation
Support for an established teen pregnancy prevention initiative, Promoting Adolescent Development Through Sexuality Education, at Reizenstein Middle School
$50,000
Sojourner House
Capital support for Sojourner House MOMS (Motivation, Opportunities, Mentoring, Spirituality) Program, providing permanent, supportive housing for mothers recovering from substance abuse addiction and their children
$40,000
The Washington Hospital Foundation

For evaluation and expansion of ECHO (Educating Children for Healthy Outcomes), an intensive one-on-one early intervention program that reaches out to younger children who may be at risk for early childbearing

$25,000
Urban League of Pittsburgh
Administrative support for a health advocate to raise awareness and promote improved health services for African American women, particularly in the communities of Duquesne and Northview Heights
$72,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Carnegie Institute
To support the dance presentation of Bill Shannon,”CrutchMaster,” at the 2004 Three Rivers Arts Festival
$5,000
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services
For promotional materials to make hearing loss awareness, prevention and treatment a higher priority community issue-a component of the Campaign to Promote Hearing Healthcare
$40,000
The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America
To reconstruct the Apraxia-Kids.org website into a revenue-producing asset, enabling more effective education and support for families
$25,000
The Children’s Institute
2004 Phyllis Reymer Totten Fund Award
$2,500
Consumer Health Coalition

For ongoing development of a consumer-led initiative focused on disability policy change, with the goal of promoting high quality and comprehensive health insurance coverage and other services, particularly during life transitions

$98,100
DePaul Institute
To underwrite renovation of a Speech Therapy Classroom – a component of the Capital Campaign to renovate the school’s facilities

$35,000
Disability Funders Network
2004 Institutional Dues
$1,000
The Early Learning Institute
To purchase a new donor software package to increase the Institute’s capability to raise and manage funds
$10,105
Every Child, Inc.
For the “Healthy Infants for Teens and Women with Disabilities” Program, providing pre-natal, post-natal and doula support to pregnant women with physical and sensory disabilities
$40,709
Family Services of Western PA
To establish a cost-effective document-shredding service that resolves some of the security needs of local businesses and provides opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to learn independent employment skills
$26,250
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Research Institute
To create a video and manual to help students with disabilities, educators and parents develop an electronic portfolio, to increase students’ ability to participate in planning their transition from high school
$9,172
Pennsylvania Elks Major Projects, Inc.

For the Pennsylvania Elks Home Service Program, providing free in-home support and advocacy services to people with disabilities
Mary Anderson Sheehan Memorial Grant

$15,000
Pennsylvania Health Law Project
To promote access to prescription drug coverage for southwestern Pennsylvanians with physical and/or sensory disabilities by educating them about the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003
$70,000
The Children’s Institute / Project STAR

Support for Camp Success 2004, a free, accessible summer day camp for children with disabilities and their siblings

$25,000
South Side Local Development Company / Neighborhood Development Ventures, Inc.

To support the development of Bausman Street Independent Living, a 12-apartment complex with permanent, affordable housing and access to an array of in-home support services for low-income adults with disabilities

$50,000
UCP of Pittsburgh
For the Building Inclusive Communities Project, providing specialists to help community recreation programs address attitudinal, physical and financial barriers to inclusion of children with disabilities

$100,000
United Jewish Federation/Jewish Israeli Film Festival
For follow-up workshops related to the screening of “The Power of Balance,” a documentary film about a group of dancers with and without disabilities who work together to create a unique dance piece

$1,000
Western Pennsylvania Blind Outdoor Leisure Development
2003 Jefferson Award

$1,000
Working Women with Disabilities, Inc.
Inaugural Awards Dinner
$1,000

Other

Grant Description Amount
Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.
2004 Membership Dues
$1,318
Health Policy Institute
For continued 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
The Looking Glass Institute

For educating and organizing a critical mass of nonprofit organizations to support the creation of an integrated trust fund that would drive more competitive pricing of healthcare coverage for their employees

$2,500

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