Explore how FISA Foundation distributes grant money by searching or browsing the Grants Awarded below.
|Grant Description||Program Area||Amount|
Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
For a case management program to help residents successfully make the transition from shelter to a violence-free home
William & Mildred Orr Compassionate Care Center
Support for care for homeless people who need a place to recuperate following a hospital stay
Riding for the Handicapped
For the Adopt-a-Horse Program, to provide food and board for two horses that are used for physical and recreational therapy for people with disabilities
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
For expansion of the Parents in Prevention Program, which provides intensive educational services focused on sexual assault issues, in collaboration with Head Start
Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery (POWER)
For planning and start-up of a gender-specific intensive outpatient program for drug and alcohol counseling for women
Life’sWork of Western Pennsylvania
To provide paid internships for students with severe disabilities who are in transition from school to work
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Support for construction of a new on-site childcare facility for use by Goodwill employees who are disabled and other members of the community
The Bradley Center
For a home-based program for families of children with autism
For expansion of the Home Assessment Program for underserved arthritis patients
To fund the FISA Rehabilitation Lecture
Merakey Allegheny Valley School
For specialized wheelchairs and positioning equipment for residents at the Patricia Hillman Miller Campus
For interior renovations of the Shaler Highlands Apartments for people with brain injury
The Children’s Institute
For free care for children with brain injuries
Funding for Project Employ, providing job training and transitional employment for homeless women
Three Rivers Center for Independent Living
Support for the Into New Hands Program, which recycles pre-owned medical equipment to needy individuals
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. .