Explore how FISA Foundation distributes grant money by searching or browsing the Grants Awarded below.
|Grant Description||Program Area||Amount|
Side Project, Inc
Fiscal Sponsor for general operating support for Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy
Latino Community Center
Support for the Latinx Autism Support Group
Support for the Smart Start Program for refugee mothers in partnership with Islamic Center
Foundation of HOPE
Support for aftercare services for formerly incarcerated people with disabilities
Disability Rights Pennsylvania
Support to monitor nursing homes and provide rights-based advocacy for people with disabilities
Disability Options Network
Support for the Ramp Re-Use Program
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services
Support for life skills programming for people who are Deaf and have intellectual disabilities
General operating support for services to homeless women
Bender Leadership Academy
Support for civics and advocacy education and other programs for young adults with disabilities
Autism Connection of PA
Support to address the needs of people with disabilities in the justice system
Allegheny Health Network
Support for improving the dental care experience for patients with disabilities
Support for the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium
Abolitionist Law Center
Support to address incarceration of people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities and autism
1Hood Media Academy
Support to make programming accessible to people with disabilities
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Continued support of the Black Female Leadership Development Institute
|$86,000.00 over 24 months|
STANDING FIRM at Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
Continued support for Standing Firm: The Business Case to End Partner Violence
Ruth’s Way Inc.
Operating support for programs and services for girls
East End Cooperative Ministry
Support for Girl Talk, a prevention program for high-risk girls in Pittsburgh's East End
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. .