Explore how FISA Foundation distributes grant money by searching or browsing the Grants Awarded below.
Autism Connection of PA
Support for the Disability Justice Initiative
Support for building a pipeline of leaders with disabilities in the Southwest PA region
|$375,000.00 over 36 months
Education Law Center
Continued support for advocacy to ensure that children with disabilities in southwestern PA have access to appropriate educational opportunities
|$120,000.00 over 24 months
Pennsylvania Health Law Project
Operating support to promote access to healthcare for people with disabilities
Growing Together Aquaponics
Support for management and leadership development for young women with disabilities
Support for KidsVoice's advocacy for youth with disabilities transitioning to adulthood
New Sun Rising
Operating support for All Abilities Media
Pittsburghers for Public Transit
Support for Transit Justice is Disability Justice
Autism Urban Connections, Inc.
Operating support to serve Black families with autistic children
Bender Leadership Academy
Support for the Readiness Programs
Disability Rights Pennsylvania
Continued support to prevent abuse of people with disabilities in nursing homes
East Suburban Citizen Advocacy
Operating support for advocacy for people with developmental disabilities
The Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh
General operating support for programs that build social connection for people with disabilities
Abolitionist Law Center
Continued support to address incarceration of people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities and autism
Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
General operating support
Carnegie Library of Homestead
Sensory Rooms Project at Carnegie Library of Homestead
Casa San Jose
Support for the Steps for Autism Family Education Program
To explore feasibility of replicating the Disability Lead Model
Support for accessible and inclusive design of new facility
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Support for the Disabled Artists Creative Cohort
Pennsylvania Prison Society
Support to better serve incarcerated people with disabilities
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Support for the Accessibility in Arts Education project
Education Law Center
Continued support for advocacy to ensure that children with disabilities have access to appropriate educational opportunities
Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL)
Support for transitioning people of color with disabilities out of nursing homes and into community living with support
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. .