2019

June 2019

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
HEARTH
General operating support for transitional housing services for homeless women
$25,000
Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery (POWER)
General operating support for services to women in recovery
$150,000
over three years
Sojourner House
General operating support for services to women in recovery from addiction
$30,000
STANDING FIRM at Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
General operating support for Standing Firm: The Business Case to End Partner Violence
$50,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
Strong Women, Strong Girls
Support to add a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Coordinator position
$25,000 over two years
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
$40,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
ACTION-Housing, Inc.
Support for the third year of a three year pilot of the Housing Connector to assist people with disabilities to find independent, accessible housing
$50,000
Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation
Support for a sensory room at the Pittsburgh International Airport for travelers with disabilities
$35,000
Apraxia Kids
Support for a community outreach program for families affected by Childhood Apraxia of Speech in Southwest Pennsylvania
$25,000
DePaul School for Hearing and Speech
Support for the Telecommunications Classroom for Early Intervention Parent Education program
Mary Anderson Sheehan Memorial Grant
$18,000
The Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh
General operating support to promote social inclusion for adults with disabilities
$50,000
over two years
The Verland Foundation, Inc.
Support for accessible playground equipment for children with complex intellectual and physical disabilities
$7,000

February 2019

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
To build regional capacity in communicating about gender-based violence prevention
$20,000
Sisters Place, Inc.
General operating support for services to assist homeless mothers to become self-sufficient
$30,000
Urban Institute
Support for a comprehensive assessment of Allegheny County’s response to domestic violence aggressors/offenders
$60,000
over two years

Girls

Grant Description Amount
East End Cooperative Ministry
Support for programs and services for high risk girls in Pittsburgh’s East End
$60,000
Ruling Our Experiences, Inc.
Continued support for expansion of the Ruling Our eXperiences (ROX) program to empower girls in rural school districts in SWPA
$78,250
over three years
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Continued support of the Black Female Leadership Development Institute
$30,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
Support for the ProMOTE (Professional Mastery of Office Technology for Employment) program for people with vision impairments
$20,000
Consumer Health Coalition
Support for the Health Committee for People with Disabilities and its consumer-led agenda to identify and eliminate barriers to quality, affordable health care
$35,000
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Continued support to promote accessibility and inclusion in arts and cultural organizations
$80,000 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
$60,000
Zoological Society of Pittsburgh
Support for an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Evaluation of the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
$30,000

October 2018

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Blackburn Center
Continued support for an initiative to prevent domestic and sexual violence by addressing root causes
$180,000
over three years
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

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
$33,000
ACTION-Housing, Inc.
Support to provide home modifications for people with acquired physical disabilities in Allegheny County
Thomas E. Long III and Margaret A. Long Memorial Grant
$25,000
Disability Options Network
Support for the Allegheny County Peer Support Program for people with acquired physical disabilities
Thomas E. Long III and Margaret A. Long Memorial Grant
$10,000
HOPE Network
General operating support for adapted sports, recreation and fitness programs for people with disabilities
Thomas E. Long III and Margaret A. Long Memorial Grant
$10,500
Point Park University
Support for the All-Abiliities Media Project
$50,000
Over two years
Slippery Rock University Foundation, Inc.
Support for Rock Life, a post secondary education program for students with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
$120,000
Over two years
Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL)
Support for the Home Modification Program to improve accessibility for people with physical disabilities
Thomas E. Long III and Margaret A. Long Memorial Grant
$25,000
The Woodlands Foundation
Support for an adaptive and inclusive health and wellness center
Thomas E. Long III and Margaret A. Long Memorial Grant
$25,000

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