Grant Winners in the News

Would You Zipline Down Mount Washington? (Pittsburgh Magazine)
‘Awesome’ zipline from Mt. Washington to North Shore proposed (Trib Live)
Mt. Washington To North Shore Zip Line Proposal Awarded Grant (CBS)

Giant Puppet Dance Party
Brighton Heights artist shares puppet costumes with Pittsburgh during pandemic (Trib Live)

Diverse Mothering Initiative (Pittsburgh Brown Mamas)
Muffy Mendoza helps cultivate safe space for black mothers in Pittsburgh and beyond (Post-Gazette)
Micro grants start to make big improvement in Pittsburgh neighborhoods
(Trib Live)

Roadkill Gallery
Brake for art at Roadkill Gallery in Pittsburgh (Trib Live)

Let’s Go Fishing
Urban fishing group gets funding grant (Post-Gazette)

Spare Change
Charitable music video series Spare Change shows charity marketing strategies can be enjoyable (Pittsburgh City Paper)
Spare Change Gets Grant from Chip & Joanna Gaines (KDKA 2 CBS Pittsburgh)
Spare Change: A New Way of Giving (Pittsburgh Magazine)

SisterFriend founder looks to provide feminine products, education (Tribune Live)
SisterFriend provides menstrual hygiene products to schools, homeless shelters, and other places in need (Pittsburgh City Paper)
Pittsburgh Public Schools, SisterFriend partner to provide free pads and tampons for students (Post-Gazette)
#LetsMakeASEEN: SisterFriend (Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh nonprofits deliver dignity in brown paper bags to homeless women

Global Minds
Power of Children Awards winner discusses inclusivity, Tree of Life shooting (WISH TV)
A 15-Year Old Started a Program to Build Friendships with Immigrant and Refugee Students at School (Teen Vogue)
Allderdice student’s effort bridges the gulf of cultural tolerance (Post-Gazette)

I Shine Beauty Academy
I Shine Beauty Academy teaches business skills to teen girls in Pittsburgh through natural hair care (The Incline)

Hops on Lots
Thirteen Beer-Centric Projects in PA Get Financial Boost from State (90.5 wesa)

Meta Mesh
These 8 Pittsburgh-area startups make up the third class of city-backed PGH Lab incubator (GeekWire)
PGH Lab announces third cohort of startup partnerships (Trib Live)

NEXT Up: Brian Burley is inspiring young Black leaders   (NEXT Pittsburgh)
Young Black Pittsburgh — a book, and a youth movement from CEO Brian Burley
(New Pittsburgh Courier)

TEDx Youth Blue Slide Park
Listen Up: TEDx amplifies youth voices (Post-Gazette)

Traveling Accessible Playground
On the go: traveling accessible playground locker (Post-Gazette)

Ice Cream Boat
Ice cream boat gets a cool grand to launch (Post-Gazette)

Pittsburgh’s Smallest Jazz Club
Downtown Bus Shelter Becoming Known As Pittsburgh’s Smallest Jazz Club (CBS)
This Swingin’ Bus Stop Is ‘Pittsburgh’s Smallest Jazz Club’ (The Atlantic – CityLab)

This Store Charges Women Less Than Men To Make Up For The Wage Gap (Buzzfeed)
Pop-Up Shop Will Charge Women Less To Reflect State’s Wage Gap (Huffington Post)
This Store Offers All Women A 24% Discount, Because It’s Only Fair (Fast Company)