Explore how FISA Foundation distributes grant money by searching or browsing the Grants Awarded below.
|Grant Description||Program Area||Amount|
SPHS C.A.R.E. Center
Support for addressing and preventing sexual violence in individuals with disabilities
Support for a journalism series addressing sexual violence on college campuses
Pittsburghers for Public Transit
Operating support to integrate disability justice into advocacy for accessible public transit
Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery (POWER)
General operating support for services to women in recovery
|$90,000.00 over 24 months|
Pennsylvania Health Law Project
Operating support to advocate for the healthcare needs of people with disabilities in southwest PA
Support for the Imagine Different Coalition’s project to expand family living options for children with disabilities in Allegheny County
Support to create wealth building opportunities for African American families that have children with disabilities
The Midwife Center for Birth and Women’s Health
Support to implement a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan to better serve women of color and women with disabilities
Mainstay Life Services
Support for technology initiatives that promote health, wellness, safety, and independence for adults with intellectual disabilities living in the community
Jewish Family and Childrens Service
Support for advocacy for immigrants with disabilities who are wrongly denied U.S. citizenship
Support for the Signals Program, an individualized program to allow people with disabilities who have problematic sexual behaviors to live safely in the community
Support to address and prevent abuse of people with disabilities
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
East Suburban Citizen Advocacy
Operating support for advocacy for people with disabilities, particularly addressing abuse and neglect
East End Cooperative Ministry
Support for Girls Life, prevention, intervention and growth programming for at-risk girls
Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit
Operating support for the Youth Advocacy Clinic, providing legal advocacy for students of color with disabilities
Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA
Support for a website redesign to increase accessibility
Disability Rights Pennsylvania
Support to prevent abuse of people with disabilities by monitoring nursing facilities and providing rights-based advocacy
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Allegheny County
Support to provide advocacy for teenage girls of color and children with disabilities who have been abused or neglected
City of Asylum Pittsburgh
Support for ASL Poetry and Storytelling Slam
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services
Support for marketing, education and outreach
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Support for an Intimate Partner Violence Project Coordinator, to support county-wide reform efforts
Women’s Law Project
Support for advocating for improved response to sexual assault by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania
Support for the GirlGov Program and leadership transition
|$100,000.00 over 24 months|
Autism Urban Connections is the first and only African American, minority, family focused Autism nonprofit in Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh is often lauded as among the most livable cities in the country. While this may be true for some, it is certainly not the case for Black women.
FISA’s support helped to launch and scale STANDING FIRM’s efforts to engage employers to Recognize the warning signs of abuse, Respond with support, and Refer employees to get free and confidential help through community-based services.
For the last twenty years, Gwen’s Girls has focused on empowering girls and young women to have productive lives through holistic, gender-specific programs, education, and experiences.
As PHLP uncovers individuals’ barriers to healthcare, it uses this information as it monitors and analyzes proposed policy changes and legislation. PHLP then works with its clients and other advocates to push for policy and program changes to improve access to healthcare for people with disabilities, and other low-income populations. .