Explore how FISA Foundation distributes grant money by searching or browsing the Grants Awarded below.
|Grant Description||Program Area||Amount|
Gwen’s Girls, Inc.
Support for an advocacy public awareness and education project that advances equity for Black girls in Allegheny County
Lawrence County YMCA
Continued support for the Diamond Girls Program which empowers middle school and high school-age girls in New Castle through mentoring and skill development
|$25,000.00 over 36 months|
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.
Continued support to implement Mentors in Violence Prevention and other gender based violence prevention efforts
|$120,298.00 over 24 months|
Girls Hope of Pittsburgh
General operating support for a residential program for girls who have academic and leadership potential but have been held back by adverse family conditions
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Continued support for domestic violence prevention efforts in southwestern Pennsylvania
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
Women’s Law Project
Support to strengthen gender equity in the areas of sexual harassment and athletics in southwestern PA schools
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. .