July 2020

Pittsburgh and Allegheny Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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The City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with a series of virtual events recognizing the landmark law that has transformed lives by removing barriers to civic participation, housing, transportation, employment, arts and recreation, education and much more. The goals … Read More >

FISA Foundation invites letters of inquiry for programs and services to improve the lives of people with disabilities

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had disproportionate negative consequences for people with disabilities. In an effort to be responsive to these changing needs, FISA Foundation is issuing an open call for letters of inquiry for projects and services to advance the rights and address the needs of people with disabilities in a ten-county area of southwestern Pennsylvania. There are two deadlines to apply: July 27, 2020 and again in February 2021. Average grant size will be under $25,000. Read More >

FISA Foundation invests in Black women leading change, help for victims of domestic violence, and essential services to people with disabilities during COVID-19

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Building upon its decades’ long commitment to social justice for women, girls and people with disabilities, FISA Foundation’s Board of Directors approved more than $250,000 in grants since April to advance gender-specific racial justice advocacy initiatives and for COVID-19 relief efforts focused on vulnerable groups including people with disabilities and … Read More >