2020

June 2020

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Side Project, Inc
Support for the planning phase of the Black Women’s Policy Agenda
$25,000
Sisters Place, Inc.
General operating support for services to assist homeless mothers to become self-sufficient
Mary Anderson Sheehan Memorial Grant
$30,000
Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
Support for outreach to domestic violence victims during the COVID-19 crisis
$20,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
Gwen’s Girls, Inc.
Continued support to advance equity for Black girls in Allegheny County
$52,500
New Voices for Reproductive Justice
Operating support to empower Black girls to be advocates
$45,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Autism Connection of PA
General operating support to provide information, referral and advocacy for individuals with autism and their families
$30,000
Evolve Coaching
Support for the Creating Accessible Video Content Project
$10,000
Global Links
Support for the procurement and distribution of windowed face masks to disability serving agencies
$10,000
Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania
Support to create a website to assist youth with disabilities to transition to adult healthcare
$20,000
New Century Careers
Support to create an accessible website to better include people with disabilities in a job training program
$10,000

February 2020

Grants larger than $5,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
East End Cooperative Ministry
Support for Girl Talk, a prevention program for at-risk middle and high school girls in Pittsburgh’s East End
$60,000
Women’s Law Project
Support for legal advocacy for low-wage workers and K-12 students who have been sexually harassed
$35,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Crisis Center North, Inc.
Support for the planning and development of an accessible architectural design for a new facility
$25,000
Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit
Continued support for Equity Access: Educating and Empowering Nurses to Make Healthcare More Accessible
$60,000
over two years
Pittsburgh Promise
Operating support to increase participation in the Pittsburgh Promise by Pittsburgh Public School students with disabilities
$15,000
PublicSource
Support for a journalism project focused on the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
$30,000
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
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Support for a continuing education course on dentistry for patients with special needs geared to community practitioners
$25,000

October 2019

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Bethlehem Haven
General operating support for services to homeless women
$40,000
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
Hello Neighbor
Support for the Smart Start for Refugee Mothers program
$10,000
Pennsylvania Women Work
Support for a career development curriculum for women who have been involved in the criminal justice system
$25,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
To support partnership in Southwest PA Says No More and Coaching Boys Into Men to prevent domestic and sexual violence
$175,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
ACHIEVA
Support for the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium
$26,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Allegheny County
Continued support to provide advocacy for children with disabilities and teenage girls who have been abused or neglected
$40,000
over two years
Education Law Center
Continued support for advocacy to ensure that children with disabilities have access to appropriate educational opportunities
$120,000
over two years
Side Project, Inc
Fiscal sponsor for general operating support for Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy
$10,000
University of Pittsburgh Office of Institutional Advancement
Support to increase accessibility of the Wellness Pavilion at the Homewood Community Engagement Center
$40,000

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