2021

June 2021

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
Bethlehem Haven
General operating support for services to homeless women
$40,000
Hello Neighbor
Support for the Smart Start Program for refugee mothers in partnership with Islamic Center
$15,000
Sisters Place, Inc.
General operating support for services to assist homeless mothers to become self-sufficient
$30,000
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard
Support for a program to serve homeless female veterans
$25,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
1Hood Media Academy
Support to make virtual programming accessible to people with disabilities
$25,000
Abolitionist Law Center
Support to address incarceration of people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities and autism
$35,000
ACHIEVA
Continued support for the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium
$25,000
Allegheny Health Network
Support for improving the dental care experience for patients with disabilities Mary Anderson Sheehan Memorial Grant
$20,000
Autism Connection of PA
Support to address the needs of people with disabilities in the justice system
$24,700
Bender Leadership Academy
Support to strengthen and expand Bender Leadership Academy programming for young adults with disabilities
$25,000
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services
Support for life skills programming for people who are Deaf and have intellectual disabilities
$25,000
Disability Options Network
Support for the Ramp Re-Use Program
$25,000
Disability Rights Pennsylvania
Support to prevent abuse of people with disabilities by monitoring nursing facilities and providing rights-based advocacy
$25,000
Foundation of HOPE
Support for aftercare services for formerly incarcerated people with disabilities
$25,000
Latino Community Center
Support for the Latinx Autism Support Group
$15,000
Side Project, Inc
Fiscal Sponsor for Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy’s Disabled Pittsburgh Mutual Aid project
$25,000
Social Good Fund
Fiscal Sponsor for PeoplesHub, providing disability access support for racial-justice focused organizations
$75,000
over two years
Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL)
Support for nursing home transition for people of color with disabilities
$20,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Support for the 21 and Able initiative, designed to improve the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities
$25,000
University of Pittsburgh
Support for reducing healthcare disparities for people with disabilities through medical education
$25,000
University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development
Support for the Early Childhood Exclusionary Discipline Scan
$20,000
UPMC Magee Womens Hospital
Support for improving sexuality and reproductive health education at the Center for Women with Disabilities
$10,000

February 2021

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
STANDING FIRM at Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
Continued support for Standing Firm: The Business Case to End Partner Violence
$60,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
East End Cooperative Ministry
Continued support for Girl Talk, a prevention program for at-risk middle and high school girls in Pittsburgh’s East End
$60,000
Ruth’s Way Inc.
Operating support for services to girls
$15,000
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Continued support of the Black Female Leadership Development Institute
$86,000
Over two years

October 2020

Grants larger than $5,000

Women

Grant Description Amount
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
HEARTH
General operating support for transitional housing services for homeless women and their children
$25,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
To support Southwest PA Says No More and Coaching Boys Into Men to prevent domestic and sexual violence
$100,000

Girls

Grant Description Amount
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

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
AAC Institute
General operating support for AAC United to support self-advocacy among people who use augmentative communication
$20,000
Autism Urban Connections, Inc.
Operating Support for resources and education to Black families
$25,000
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
General operating support to mitigate the effects of COVID-19
$25,000
Center for Popular Democracy
Operating support for OnePA’s advocacy campaign for educational equity for children of color with disabilities
$25,000
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
$25,000
Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit
Operating support for the Youth Advocacy Clinic, providing legal advocacy for students of color with disabilities
$25,000
East Suburban Citizen Advocacy
Operating support to promote advocacy and inclusion for people with disabilities
$25,000
Neighborhood Legal Services Association
Support for the Criminal Record Clearing for Individuals with Disabilities Project
$25,000
Pennsylvania Health Law Project
General operating support to promote access to healthcare for people with disabilities in Southwestern Pennsylvania
$35,000
Point Park University
Continued support for the All Abilities Media Project
$20,000

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