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Grants Approved at December 12, 2014 Board Meeting

Grantee Amount Description Date Fund
The Sprout Fund $500,000

To implement a grant program on the Northside to encourage neighborhood and citizen participation in a unified vision for community improvement.

12/12/14 Buhl
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy $150,000

To restore Allegheny Commons fountain and surrounding landscape to its original design while incorporating best practices for modern-day use.

12/12/14 Buhl
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy $100,000

To develop a watershed plan for Allegheny Commons to guide future investment and green infrastructure projects.

12/12/14 Buhl
The Design Center of Pittsburgh $38,500

To develop a scenario planning tool that assists and improves community participation in neighborhood planning efforts.

12/12/14 Buhl
Community College of Allegheny County $38,300

To support a study to determine the feasibility of implementing on-site housing as a strategy to improve student outreach and outcomes.

12/12/14 Buhl
Hill House Association $25,000

To support a strategic planning effort as this historic organization seeks to expand its impact on at-risk populations.

12/12/14 Buhl
Neighborhood Allies $25,000

To assist struggling individuals and families with the launch and support of a Financial Opportunity Center on the Northside.

12/12/14 Buhl
Gwen's Girls $20,000

To support a collaborative outreach and mentoring program for at-risk middle school girls on Pittsburgh's Northside.

12/12/14 Buhl
Pittsburgh Social Venture Partners $20,000

To support PSVP in building capacity of nonprofit leaders on the Northside.

12/12/14 Buhl
The Design Center of Pittsburgh $12,000

To support efforts to encourage citizen voice around the issue of affordable housing and vibrant communities on Pittsburgh's Northside.

12/12/14 Buhl
Allegheny County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program $10,000

For capacity building expenditures to further CASA's outreach to at-risk children and families.

12/12/14 Buhl
Door Campaign $10,000

To support an innovative STEM-based curriculum to advance Aquaponics on the Northside of Pittsburgh.

12/12/14 Buhl
Saturday Light Brigade $15,000

To continue the partnership with Northside schools to use radio and audio programs to develop communication skills in young people.

12/12/14 Frick
East Allegheny Community Council $1,000

To support neighborhood outreach activities on the Northside that are entertaining, family-friendly and foster economic and community development.

12/12/14 McCreery

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