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|Grant Description||Program Area||Amount|
Three Rivers Business Alliance Foundation
Support for the Transgender Women Workplace Competency and Inclusion Program
Sisters Place, Inc.
General operating support for services to assist homeless mothers to become self-sufficient
Point Park University
Support to address street harassment of girls in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
Support for strategic planning and board development
Support for the Smart Start Program for refugee mothers
Healthy Start, Inc.
Support to strengthen advocacy to improve maternal and child health
Black Women’s Policy Center
Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh
Support for women’s programming
Strong Women, Strong Girls
Support to advance diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
Ruth’s Way Inc.
Operating support for programs and services for Black girls
Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL)
Support for transitioning people of color with disabilities out of nursing homes and into community living with support
Education Law Center
Continued support for advocacy to ensure that children with disabilities have access to appropriate educational opportunities
Center for Popular Democracy
Support for 412 Justice’s educational justice work, advocating for students of color with disabilities
Autism Employment Network
Operating support to increase employment for autistic adults
Autism Connection of PA
Support for the Disability Justice Initiative
1Hood Media Academy
Continued support to make racial justice programming accessible to people with disabilities
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
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. .