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Grants Approved at April 20, 2016 Board Meeting

Grantee Amount Description Date Fund
The Sprout Fund $200,000

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

4/20/16 Buhl
United Way of Allegheny County $147,150

To support a stipend-based program to encourage community participation in One Northside education efforts.

4/20/16 Buhl
GTECH Strategies $50,000

To further develop a trail system connecting the neighborhoods of Pittsburgh's Northside

4/20/16 Buhl
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh $40,000

To connect every third grade student on the Northside with educational programs grounded in the Carnegie Library to increase formal and informal learning opportunities.

4/20/16 Buhl
Grow Pittsburgh $35,000

To support a community gardening program in the Northview Heights neighborhood of the Northside

4/20/16 Buhl
Bike Pittsburgh $30,000

To support "Open Streets" on Pittsburgh's Northside to further tourism and fun, healthy activities for Northsiders.

4/20/16 Buhl
Community College of Allegheny County $25,000

To undertake creation of a new Early Childhood STEM Center at CCAC on the Northside.

4/20/16 Buhl
Neighborhood Allies $25,000

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

4/20/16 Buhl
Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) $25,000

To support a Northside-based expansion project to build capacity in not-for-profits through service leadership and volunteerism.

4/20/16 Buhl
Urban Impact Foundation $25,000

To support outreach to Northside students as they transition to college or career opportunities.

4/20/16 Buhl
Light of Life Ministries $20,000

To support coordination of Northside service providers to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

4/20/16 Buhl
Northside Community Development Fund $20,000

To pilot a facade enhancement program as a business revitalization strategy in Northside business districts.

4/20/16 Buhl
University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz College of Business Administration $12,000

To support a partnership between Pitt and the One Northside initiative to enable business student participation in community initiatives.

4/20/16 Buhl
Amachi Pittsburgh $10,000

To build capacity as this organization reaches out to children of incarcerated parents.

4/20/16 Buhl
United Methodist Church Union $10,000

To support a summer feeding program for underserved youth in the Northview Heights section of the Northside.

4/20/16 Buhl
The Consortium for Public Education $6,500

To support a teacher-led professional development opportunity for Northside educators. 

4/20/16 Buhl
City of Asylum $5,000

To support a national writers' conference in Pittsburgh that will also highlight the Northside.

4/20/16 Buhl
East Allegheny Community Council $5,000

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

4/20/16 Buhl
Fine Art Miracles $5,000

To support an innovative program that reaches out to fragile residents with enduring solutions for an underserved population.

4/20/16 Buhl
Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation $5,000

To support leadership development for Northside executives by encouraging both personal and organizational capacity to grow, thrive and deliver excellent programs in the community.

4/20/16 Buhl
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) $2,500

To support a regional gathering of law enforcement officers on Pittsburgh's Northside while improving the safety of local neighborhoods.

4/20/16 Buhl
Remake Learning Council $2,500

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

4/20/16 Buhl
Allegheny College $30,000

Three-year grant to support Creek Connections, a creative partnership between Allegheny College and area high schools to advance hands-on, inquiry-based natural science education.

4/20/16 Frick
Higher Achievement Pittsburgh $30,000

To provide support for an innovative afterschool program with a proven track record of raising the academic proficiency of underserved middle school students.

4/20/16 Frick
The Mattress Factory $30,000

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

4/20/16 Frick

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