2010

Women

Grant Description Amount
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania / Clara Bell Duvall Reproductive Freedom Project

Support for a new initiative to improve and standardize treatment for pregnant women who are incarcerated

$20,000
Bethlehem Haven

To improve initial assessment and case management services for homeless women as part of a larger effort to end homelessness

$30,000
Blackburn Center Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

To retain a communications consultant and engage young adults from Seton Hill University in changing community attitudes about domestic and sexual violence by addressing its root causes

$25,000
The Children’s Institute / Women for a Healthy Environment

Support for the Women for a Healthy Environment Program

$5,000
Crisis Center North, Inc.

Support for an event to educate state and federal legislators about the impact of victim service programs on southwestern Pennsylvania

$1,000
Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County

Support for the Rural Family Violence Awareness and Intervention Initiative

$5,000
Fayette County Community Action Agency, Inc.

Continued support for the Nurse Family Partnership, a home visitation program focused on improving the health, well-being and self-sufficiency of low-income first-time mothers and their children

$80,000
(over two years)
HEARTH

Support for Benedictine Place and the PRIDE program, providing supportive housing for homeless women and their children Mary Anderson Sheehan Memorial Grant

$25,000
Lydia’s Place, Inc.

Sponsorship of 2010 Jefferson Award

$1,000
The Midwife Center for Birth and Women’s Health

Support for the Women’s Health Fund, to improve the health and well-being of women who have been marginalized by traditional delivery of healthcare

$25,000
The Pittsburgh Foundation

To assist the Jail Collaborative in reducing recidivism among female inmates by promoting positive community and family reintegration upon release

$70,000
(over two years)
Sisters Place, Inc.

General operating support for services to assist homeless women become self-sufficient

$25,000
Sisters Place, Inc.

Emergency funds to support recovery from a fire

$5,000
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Sponsorship for the 2010 Race for the Cure

$1,500
University of Pittsburgh Office of Research

Continued support for STANDING FIRM: The Business Case to End Partner Violence

$80,000
University of Pittsburgh Office of Research

Support for literature review about effective batterer treatment

$4,336
Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania

Support for the 2009 Art of Justice event

$2,500
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh

Support for replacement of the roof on the YWCA headquarters facility in downtown Pittsburgh

$35,000
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh

Sponsorship for A Tribute to Women Leadership Awards

$1,500

Girls

Grant Description Amount
Adagio Health

Operating support for the Girls Coalition of Southwestern Pennsylvania, a network of providers, funders and community leaders who are dedicated to improving the lives of girls

$10,000
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Research Institute

Support for ROX! Ruling Our eXperiences, an empowerment program for adolescent girls

$9,250
Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation

Support for a program to educate girls from the Somali Bantu refugee community about health, community resources, post-secondary education and employment

$5,000
Magee-Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Sponsorship of the 2010 Girls on the Run event, empowering elementary school girls through fitness

$2,500
New Castle Community YMCA

Support for the Diamond Girls Program, which empowers middle- and high school-age girls in New Castle through mentoring and skill development

$15,000
Outreach Teen and Family Services Inc.

Sponsorship for the Sister to Sister Program, which promotes healthy self esteem among seventh and eighth grade girls through an overnight retreat facilitated by high school girls

$500
Strong Women, Strong Girls

Operating support for this after-school mentoring and skill-building program that pairs college-age women with elementary school girls to promote mutual empowerment

$30,000
Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania

Support for a girl-led grantmaking initiative as part of the Regional Change Agent program

$10,000
Young Men & Women’s African Heritage Association, Inc.

Support for the Nia Arts and Education Program to empower African-American girls

$2,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Achieva

Support for a Health Policy Forum that will address the topic of Improving Access to Healthcare for Women with Disabilities in Pennsylvania

$60,000
(over 18 mos.)
Arc Human Services, Inc.

Support for 2010 Camp Laughalot, providing structured programming for children with developmental disabilities and respite for their families in Washington, Greene and southern Allegheny Counties

$5,000
Best Buddies Pennsylvania

To foster friendships among students with intellectual disabilities and their non-disabled peers in several Allegheny County high schools

$15,000
The Blind Association

Towards the startup of a document shredding business to generate revenue and provide job training opportunities

$20,000
Blueroof Technologies

To test products and innovative technology systems that will improve the living environments of people with disabilities

$10,000
Center for Theater Arts

For support of musical theater classes and performances for adults with disabilities

$8,000
The Children’s Institute

2009 Phyllis Reymer Totten Fund Award

$7,000
The Children’s Institute

Support for 2010 Camp Success, providing recreational and educational activities for children with disabilities and their siblings

$5,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America

Support to develop an intensive curriculum to train speech therapists to diagnose and treat Childhood Apraxia of Speech

$20,000
Consumer Health Coalition

Support for the Health Committee for People with Disabilities and its consumer-led agenda to identify and eliminate barriers to quality affordable health care

$25,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Allegheny County

To provide advocacy for children with disabilities who have been abused or neglected

$25,000
(over two years)
Disability Funders Network

2010 Institutional Membership Dues

$2,000
Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh

Support to combat housing discrimination against people who are deaf or hard of hearing

$40,000
Friends to Friends, Inc.

Operating support for inclusive sports programs

$1,500
The Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh

To foster community inclusion and lasting friendships by providing social opportunities for children and young adults with disabilities to enjoy the company of teenage volunteers

$7,500
Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.

For sign language interpretation services and registration scholarships for people with disabilities to attend the 2009 Nonprofit Summit

$1,250
Mainstay Life Services

Support for the 2010 summer overnight respite camp for adults with developmental disabilities

$5,000
Muscular Dystrophy Association

To promote disability awareness and acceptance among young children through the Hop-a-Thon Program

$6,000
North Side Christian Health Center

Support for retrofitting two examination tables with folding arm rests and articulated knee stirrups to increase accessibility

$3,330
Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania

Support for the 2010 Living Well with Parkinson Disease Retreat

$4,000
Pennsylvania Elks Major Projects, Inc.

To provide in-home care coordination for young people in transition from pediatric to adult health care through the Elks Home Services Program

$15,000
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

For a collaborative initiative that will disseminate print and online information about the accessibility features of seven Cultural District theater facilities

$40,000
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Stipend for travel and tuition for the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD) Conference

$1,500
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

To hire a consultant to conduct an accessibility audit of Schenley Park and use the findings to inform a master plan to make all of the City parks more useable by people with disabilities

$35,000
Pittsburgh Promise

To support participation in the Pittsburgh Promise by Pittsburgh Public School students with disabilities

$40,000
(over two years)
Pittsburgh Public Schools

To support the year-end celebration of the Community Based Vocational Education Program for students with disabilities

$4,000
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Support for the 2009 Disability Conference Called to Welcome: Further Along the Way, a conference focused on inclusion of people with disabilities in congregations

$1,000
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.

For an accessibility review of the blueprints for a family planning center in Westmoreland County

$1,000
Robert Morris University

To offer classes and develop resources for making websites accessible to people with disabilities

$20,000
Senator John Heinz History Center

Support for the 2010 Ability Pittsburgh Conference for youth with disabilities who are in transition from school to work

$10,000
Spina Bifida Association of Western PA

Scholarships for the Firefly Summer Camp and Weekend Retreat Program for children with disabilities

$5,000
Three Rivers Center for Independent Living

Bronze sponsorship for the 30th Anniversary Dare to Dream Dinner

$2,500
UCP/CLASS

For printing a brochure to educate homeowners, disability organizations, building professionals, and local government officials about the availability of property tax credits for making homes visitable by people with disabilities

$1,000
University of Pittsburgh

To promote the participation of people with disabilities in the Power of 32 regional visioning project

$5,000
UPMC Institute for Rehabilitation and Research

Support for the Gridiron Gaming event benefiting the creation of wellness and fitness programs for people with disabilities

$500
Variety the Children’s Charity

Support for Camp Variety for Kids, providing educational opportunities for children with disabilities and their siblings and respite for their families

$5,000
The Woodlands Foundation

Support for the 2010 Notes from the Heart Music Camp for high school students with disabilities

$5,000
YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, Metropolitan Offices

Support for 2010 Camp Aim and Camp High Hopes, providing recreational and educational activities for children with disabilities and respite for their families

$5,000

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