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|Grant Description||Program Area||Amount|
Robert Morris University
Support to increase participation of people with disabilities on nonprofit boards
To support participation in the Pittsburgh Promise by students with disabilities
The Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh
Support for inclusive social and employment programs for adults with disabilities
DePaul School for Hearing and Speech
Support for the Language-based Preschool Program
Support for the Residential Services Virtual Infrastructure project
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
Support for the Children's Hospital Advisory Network for Guidance and Empowerment Program (CHANGE)
Butler County Association for the Blind
Support for civic engagement trainings for people who are Blind
Autism Urban Connections, Inc.
Operating support for resources and education to Black families
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Pennsylvania
Support to address school policing impacts on students with disabilities
|$50,000.00 over 24 months|
Support for the Health Innovation Fund
Support for the Defendants with Disabilities project
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard
Support for a program to serve homeless female veterans
UPMC Magee Womens Hospital
Support for improving sexuality education at the Center for Women with Disabilities
University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development
Support for a scan of exclusionary discipline practices in early childhood education settings
|$20,000.00 over 18 months|
University of Pittsburgh
Support for reducing healthcare disparities for people with disabilities through medical education
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Support for the 21 and Able initiative, to improve the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities
Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL)
Support for nursing home transition for people of color with disabilities
Social Good Fund
Fiscal Sponsor for PeoplesHub, providing disability access support for racial-justice organizations
Sisters Place, Inc.
General operating support for services to assist homeless mothers to become self-sufficient
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
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. .