Direct Relief
The grant will enable Direct Relief to more effectively integrate multiple technology platforms and expand data visualization efforts to better understand disaster response needs and improve the delivery of humanitarian aid in the US.
Direct Relief
Action Housing's MyPlace program provides youth who have aged out of foster care with housing and supportive services to help them adjust to independent living. The renewal grant will support the program for 72 homeless young adults for two years.
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Auberle is a nationally recognized agency serving at-risk children and families. The grant will enable 125 youth aging out of foster care to receive educational support and workforce development training at Auberle’s new 412 Youth Zone in Pittsburgh.
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Cradles to Crayons’ Gear Up for Baby program focuses on providing the essential items infants and toddlers need to thrive. The grant enabled them to purchase 800,000 diapers, fulfilling all requests for diapers they received in 2015.
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The Financial Clinic helps build financial security for the working poor. The grant will support job training and technical assistance for employees working with The Fortune Society’s financial security program for formerly incarcerated individuals.
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The International Rescue Committee provides comprehensive resettlement services to more than 3,000 refugees and other immigrants to ease their transition to life in the US. The grant supports the Refugee Youth Summer Academy.
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The renewal grant will enable the Legal Aid Society’s Comprehensive Housing Unit to provide legal assistance to 75 individuals on affordable housing, foreclosure prevention, access to shelter, housing violations and eviction risk early intervention.
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Leadership Pittsburgh’s Community Leadership Course for Veterans focuses on leveraging and honing the strengths and leadership skills of returning veterans for civic leadership settings. The grant supports two cohorts of 20 high-potential veterans.
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The grant supports North Bennett Street School’s Veterans Program, which provides tuition assistance and job placement services to veterans. Of the veterans served through this program, 90% will secure employment within six months of graduation.
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The grant supports Silver Lining Mentoring’s Learn & Earn program, which provides youth in foster care the opportunity to engage in a year-long life skills curriculum covering topics needed for a successful transition into adulthood.

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