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|Grant Description||Program Area||Amount|
University of Pittsburgh Office of Institutional Advancement
Support to increase accessibility of the Wellness Pavilion at the Homewood Community Engagement Center
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
To support Southwest PA Says No More and Coaching Boys Into Men to prevent domestic and sexual violence
Side Project, Inc
(Fiscal sponsor) for general operating support for Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy
Pennsylvania Women Work
Support for a career development curriculum for women who have been involved in the criminal justice system
Support for the Smart Start for Refugee Mothers program
Fayette County Community Action Agency, Inc.
Continued support for the Nurse Family Partnership program
Education Law Center
Continued support for advocacy to ensure that children with disabilities have access to appropriate educational opportunities
|$120,000.00 over 24 months|
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Allegheny County
Continued support to provide advocacy for children with disabilities who have been abused or neglected
|$40,000.00 over 24 months|
General operating support for services to homeless women
Support for the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium
Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania
Continued support for GirlGov, a program that empowers high school girls through advocacy education, girl-led grantmaking, and interactions with legislators
Support for accessible playground equipment for children with complex intellectual and physical disabilities
Strong Women, Strong Girls
Support to add a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Coordinator position
|$25,000.00 over 24 months|
STANDING FIRM at Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
General operating support for Standing Firm: The Business Case to End Partner Violence
General operating support for services to women in recovery from addiction
Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery (POWER)
General operating support for services to women in recovery
|$150,000.00 over 36 months|
General operating support for transitional housing services for homeless women
The Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh
General operating support to promote social inclusion for adults with disabilities
|$50,000.00 over 24 months|
DePaul School for Hearing and Speech
Support for the Telecommunications Classroom for Early Intervention Parent Education program
Support for a community outreach program for families affected by Childhood Apraxia of Speech in Southwest Pennsylvania
Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation
Support for a sensory room at the Pittsburgh International Airport for travelers with disabilities
Support for the third year of a three year pilot of the Housing Connector to assist people with disabilities to find independent, accessible housing
Zoological Society of Pittsburgh
Support for an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Evaluation of the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Continued support of the Black Female Leadership Development Institute
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. .