2014

June 2014

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Support for Improving Batterer Intervention Program services in Allegheny County
$75,000
Blackburn Center Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Continued support for an initiative to prevent domestic and sexual violence by addressing root causes
$55,750
Futures Without Violence
To provide training and technical assistance to improve batterer intervention services in southwestern Pennsylvania
$73,744
The Midwife Center for Birth and Women’s Health
Support for a capital campaign to increase the capacity to serve women with disabilities and other barriers to care
$50,000 (Over two years)
Sisters Place, Inc.
General operating support for services to assist homeless mothers to become self-sufficient Mary Anderson Sheehan Memorial Grant
$35,000
Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
Support to strengthen the justice system responses to domestic violence
$24,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
Center for Victims
Support to implement the Expect Respect and Coaching Boys Into Men programs to prevent domestic and sexual violence
$40,000
Girls Hope of Pittsburgh
General operating support for a residential program for girls who have academic and leadership potential but have been held back by adverse family conditions
$15,000
New Castle Community YMCA
Continued support for the Diamond Girls Program which empowers middle school and high school-age girls in New Castle through mentoring and skill development
$25,000 (Over three years)

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Best Buddies Pennsylvania
To foster friendships among middle school, high school, and college students with and without intellectual disabilities
$15,000
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Support for assistive listening devices for Fallingwater
$10,300

February 2014

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania / Clara Bell Duvall Reproductive Freedom Project
Continued support for an initiative to improve and standardize reproductive healthcare for women who are incarcerated
$30,000
Northside Coalition for Fair Housing
Support for the Service Enriched Housing program which provides targeted services and support to single, low-income women and their children
$25,000
THE PROGRAM for Offenders, Inc.
General operating support for services to female offenders who are in the residential alternative to incarceration program
$50,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
Gwen’s Girls, Inc.
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
$30,000 (Over two years)

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA
To improve early screening for autism in minority populations and to develop a training video on personal care and hygiene
$40,000
Arc of Washington County
Continued support to provide comprehensive sexuality education for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
$20,000
Attack Theatre, Inc.
Support for an initiative that engages Deaf students through a series of inclusive, accessible arts education programs
$12,000
The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh
Continued support for Child’s Way, a program to provide childcare for medically fragile infants and children
$40,000 (Over two years)
Steeltown Entertainment Project
Support to pilot a workforce development program that trains transition age youth with and without disabilities in film production
$15,000
United Way of Allegheny County
Support for the 21 and Able initiative, designed to improve the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities
$50,000

October 2013

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
City Mission – Living Stones, Inc.
Support for the emergency shelter for homeless women
$45,000
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
$40,000
Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery (P.O.W.E.R.)
General operating support for services to women in recovery from addiction
$40,000
South Hills Interfaith Ministries
Support for domestic violence prevention and response among refugee families
$60,000 (over two years)
STANDING FIRM at NCJW, Pittsburgh Section
Support for STANDING FIRM: The Business Case to End Partner Violence
$110,000 (over two years)
Victim Outreach Intervention Center
Support for strategic planning to strengthen services to victims of domestic and sexual violence
$20,000
Women’s Center of Beaver County
Support for exploring non-shelter-based models for assisting victims of domestic violence
$28,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
The Neighborhood Academy
Support for teen pregnancy prevention and health education for high risk girls of color
$25,000
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.
Support for adolescent peer to peer sexuality education to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections
$25,000
Strong Women, Strong Girls
General operating support for this after school mentoring and skill-building program that pairs college-age women with elementary school girls to promote mutual empowerment
$35,000 (over two years)
TrueChild
Support for the development and pilot testing of a curriculum on gender transformation to empower girls of color
$25,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
Continued support for an initiative to improve the transition from pediatric to adult health care for youth with disabilities
$105,000
(over three years)
The Children’s Institute
Support for the expansion of telerehabilitation to increase access to Children’s Institute expertise for those in rural areas
$40,000 (over two years)
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Support to train staff to include children with disabilities in art-making activities
$25,000
City Theatre
Support for the production of TRIBES, featuring an actor who is deaf
$20,000
Consumer Health Coalition
Support for Health Committee for People with Disabilities and its consumer-led agenda to identify and eliminate barriers to quality, affordable health care
$30,500
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Continued support to promote inclusion and accessibility in arts and cultural organizations
$28,000
Lifesteps, Inc.
General operating support to strengthen services to people with disabilities across southwestern Pennsylvania
$60,000
Pittsburgh Ballet Theater
To support the nation’s first autism-friendly performance of the Nutcracker
$12,500
Pittsburgh Promise
Support to increase participation in the Pittsburgh Promise by Pittsburgh Public School students with disabilities
$40,000 (over two years)
University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
To develop an employment program to train disabled veterans in fabrication of assistive technology
$25,000

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