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Grants Approved at December 14, 2016 Board Meeting

Grantee Amount Description Date Fund
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy $90,000

To develop a master plan update for Allegheny Commons. 

12/14/16 Buhl
New Sun Rising $75,000

To support outreach to community members exploring business and entrepreneurial opportunities as part of an innovation strategy on Pittsburgh's Northside. 

12/14/16 Buhl
The Mattress Factory $50,000

To support the early planning of a capital campaign to provide funding for a permanent Skyspace by James Turrell, increased visitor parking, and increased museum staff to serve a growing audience. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Steel Rivers Council of Governments $50,000

To support the creation of the Tri County Council of Governments (Tri-COG) Land Bank designed to address blight by transitioning abandoned properties to beneficial reuse, initially in the Mon Valley and eastern suburbs region. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Carnegie Institute / Carnegie Science Center (CSC) $40,000

To connect every fourth-grade student on the Northside with educational programs grounded in the Science Center to increase formal and informal learning opportunities. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Children's Museum $40,000

To connect every first grader on the Northside with educational programs grounded in the Children's Museum to increase formal and informal learning opportunities. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Carnegie Institute and Andy Warhol Museum $30,000

To connect middle school students on the Northside with educational programs grounded in the Warhol Museum to increase formal and informal learning opportunities. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Carnegie Mellon University - Girls of Steel $25,000

To empower women and girls  in the pursuit of STEM by exemplifying female success in robotics. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Forbes Funds and GPNP $25,000

To provide support for advocacy on issues impacting the nonprofit community and provide seed funding for the Catalyst Fund. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Radiant Hall $25,000

To support Radiant Hall's operating capacity while building the foundation for their continued success on the Northside. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania $25,000

To support the Femisphere initiative aimed at decreasing poverty rates and increasing economic security of single mothers living and working in the Pittsburgh metro area. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children $24,800

To support the coordination and leveraging of resources in order to develop quality early learning experiences for Northside children. 

12/14/16 Buhl
Friends of the Riverfront $20,000

To support strategic trail improvement of a vegetative swale along the Chateau section of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail on the Northside of Pittsburgh. 

12/14/16 Buhl
University of Pittsburgh, Office of Child Development $6,000

To conduct a transition planning process to inform the future direction of OCD and to prepare for significant senior leadership changes likely to take place in the next few years. 

12/14/16 Buhl
University of Pittsburgh, White House Frontiers Conference $5,000

To support a White House Summit to be held in Pittsburgh and hosted jointly by Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.

12/14/16 Buhl
Remake Learning Council $2,500

To support Remake Learning Days as an effort to stimulate learning innovation in Western Pennsylvania. 

12/14/16 Buhl

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