2016

June 2016

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Sisters Place, Inc.
General operating support for services to assist homeless mothers to become self-sufficient
$30,000
Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
Support for Shelter from the Storm Capital Campaign to renovate and increase the capacity of the emergency domestic violence shelter
$105,000
(Over three years)

Girls

Grant Description Amount
East End Cooperative Ministry
Support for Points of Healthy Youth Sustainability, Engagement, and Development (PHYSED), an intervention program for at-risk middle and high school girls in Pittsburgh’s East End
$60,000
Strong Women, Strong Girls
General operating support for this after school mentoring and skill-building program that engages professional women, college-age women, and elementary school girls to promote mutual empowerment
$30,000
(Over two years)
Women’s Law Project
Support for Title IX gender equity work in the areas of sexual harassment and athletics in public middle and high schools throughout southwestern Pennsylvania
$60,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
ACHIEVA
General operating support for advocacy to improve access to health care and dental care for people with disabilities Mary Anderson Sheehan Memorial Grant
$40,000
ACTION-Housing, Inc.
Support for the first year of a three year pilot of the Housing Connector to assist people with disabilities to find independent, accessible housing
$45,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Allegheny County
To provide advocacy for children with disabilities and teenage girls who have been abused or neglected
$45,000
(Over three years)
Tri-County Patriots for Independent Living (TRIPIL)
Support for a capital campaign to renovate a new facility and expand services to individuals with disabilities in Washington County
$25,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Continued support for the #IWantToWork campaign, advocating for policy change to increase employment of young adults with disabilities
$10,000

February 2016

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Allegheny County Bar Foundation
Support for an initiative to provide free legal representation to low-income women seeking to be divorced from abusive spouses
$20,000
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
Sojourner House
General operating support for services to women in recovery from addiction and a challenge appeal to engage new donors
$35,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Support for primary prevention efforts in southwestern Pennsylvania
$10,000
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.
Support to expand the education department to implement Mentors in Violence Prevention and other partner violence prevention efforts
$111,357
(over two years)

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Best Buddies Pennsylvania
To open four Best Buddies chapters to promote friendships between students with and without disabilities
$15,000
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
$40,000
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Continued support to promote accessibility and inclusion in arts and cultural organizations
$60,000
(over two years)
Special Olympics Pennsylvania
Support for the Interscholastic Unified Sports Program to provide inclusive sports activities for high school students with and without intellectual disabilities in Beaver and Westmoreland Counties
$10,000
Three Rivers Community Foundation
Support to establish the Linda Dickerson Fund for Disability Rights
$10,000
University of Pittsburgh
Support for the College to Career program to promote employment of students and graduates with disabilities
$35,000

October 2015

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Bethlehem Haven
General operating support for services to homeless women
$50,000
Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery (P.O.W.E.R.)
General operating support for services to women in recovery from addiction
$50,000
STANDING FIRM at NCJW, Pittsburgh Section
Support for STANDING FIRM: The Business Case to End Partner Violence
$75,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
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

People With Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
ACTION-Housing, Inc.
Support for a planning project for an initiative to expand accessible housing for individuals with disabilities
$35,000
Carnegie Institute
Support for a comprehensive effort to make the Andy Warhol Museum welcoming and accessible to visitors with disabilities Maggie Kimmel Memorial Grant
$30,000
The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh
Support for a strategic plan and CARF Accreditation
$30,000
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

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