2020

FISA Foundation’s message to our grantees about COVID-19

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These are unprecedented, difficult times. The news about the Coronavirus progression continues to evolve, and there is much that we still don’t know. We recognize that your organization’s important work is dramatically affected, and that you are deeply concerned about your mission, your staff and volunteers, and the clients and … Read More >

Deadline extended to April 15 – The Heinz Endowments: Expanding Disability Inclusion and Access Request for Proposals

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As part of Disability Inclusion and Access: Moving Forward, The Heinz Endowments is inviting proposals that will help organizations become more fully inclusive of individuals with disabilities.  Proposals up to $20,000 will be considered. Areas of special interest to the Endowments include: Organizational assessment to identify barriers to inclusion of people … Read More >

Jodi Kantor lecture will be rescheduled

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NOTE: This event will be rescheduled for Fall 2020.  All ticket-holders have been notified of the change.  FISA Foundation is pleased to support Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures, who, in partnership with Southwest PA Says No More are bringing Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jodi Kantor to Pittsburgh on April 27 at 7pm at … Read More >

New research on the effectiveness of Coaching Boys Into Men to prevent dating abuse

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Coaching Boys Into Men is an evidence-based sexual violence/dating violence program that supports athletic coaches to talk to male athletes about healthy relationships.  Dr. Elizabeth Miller and her team of researchers at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh announced the results of a study to test the effectiveness of Coaching Boys … Read More >