2018

June 2018

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
City Mission – Living Stones, Inc.
Support for the emergency shelter for homeless women
$50,000
Over two years
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
$40,000
The Midwife Center for Birth and Women’s Health
Support for outreach, community education and mentoring to reach women of color and women with disabilities
$20,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
Gwen’s Girls, Inc.
Support for an advocacy public awareness and education project that advances equity for black girls in Allegheny County
$47,975
New Castle Community YMCA
Continued support for the Diamond Girls Program which empowers middle school and high school-age girls in New Castle through mentoring and skill development
$25,000
Over three years
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.
Continued support to implement Mentors in Violence Prevention and other gender based violence prevention efforts
$120,298
Over two years

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Support for the expansion and optimization of Out Loud, the Andy Warhol Museum’s inclusive audio guide to make exhibits accessible to people who are blind
$25,000
The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh
Support for a marketing campaign to recruit and retain Direct Support Professionals who serve people with disabilities
$25,000
Milestone Centers, Inc.
Support to provide more inclusive community-based experiences for adults with intellectual disabilities participating in day programs
$20,000
US Business Leadership Network
Support for the Ready to Hire Program to increase employment of people with disabilities in southwest Pennsylvania
Mary Anderson Sheehan Memorial Grant
$50,000
Over two years

February 2018

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Hearth
Support for transitional housing services for homeless woman
$25,000
STANDING FIRM at Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
Operating support for STANDING FIRM: The Business Case to End Partner Violence
$50,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
Girls Hope of Pittsburgh
General operating support for a residential program for girls who have academic and leadership potential but have been held back by adverse family conditions
$15,000
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Continued support for domestic violence prevention efforts in southwestern Pennsylvania
$40,000
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
$30,000
Women’s Law Project
Support to strengthen gender equity in the areas of sexual harassment and athletics in southwestern PA schools
$40,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Pennsylvania
Support for addressing disproportionate police contact for girls of color and students with disabilities
$100,000
Over two years
Autism Connection of PA
General operating support to provide information, referral and advocacy for individuals with autism and their families
$30,000
Consumer Health Coalition
Support for Health Committee for People with Disabilities and its consumer-led agenda to identify and eliminate barriers to quality, affordable health care
$65,000
East Suburban Citizen Advocacy
Operating support to promote advocacy and inclusion for people with disabilities
$50,000
Over two years
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Support for the 21 and Able initiative, designed to improve the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities
$50,000

October 2017

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Bethlehem Haven
General operating support for services to homeless women
$40,000
Sisters Place, Inc.
General operating support for services to assist homeless mothers to become self-sufficient
$30,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
To support partnership in Southwest PA Says No More, a regional effort to prevent domestic and sexual violence
$175,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
East End Cooperative Ministry
Support for Points of Healthy Youth Sustainability, Engagement, and Development (PHYSED), an intervention program for at-risk middle and high school girls in Pittsburgh’s East End
$60,000
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Continued support for the Black Female Leadership Development Institute
$30,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
ACHIEVA
General operating support for advocacy to improve access to health care and dental care for people with disabilities
$30,000
ACTION-Housing, Inc.
Support for the second year of a three year pilot of the Housing Connector to assist people with disabilities to find independent, accessible housing
$45,000
The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center
Continued support for Child’s Way, a program to provide childcare for medically fragile infants and children with disabilities
$20,000
Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit
Support for strengthening nursing education in care for people with disabilities
$25,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Continued support for the #IWantToWork campaign, advocating for policy change to increase employment of young adults with disabilities
$10,000

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