Grant Winners in the News

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)

SisterFriend
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
(Post-Gazette)

Spare Change
Spare Change: A New Way of Giving (Pittsburgh Magazine)

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 (Tribune-Review)

YNGBLKPGH
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)

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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)

Diverse Mothering Initiative (Pittsburgh Brown Mamas)
Micro grants start to make big improvement in Pittsburgh neighborhoods
(Tribune-Review)

GLAD Bags for Foster Children
Changing the foster kid experience, one bag at a time (Pop City)

ZipPitt
‘Awesome’ zipline from Mt. Washington to North Shore proposed (Tribune-Review)
Mt. Washington To North Shore Zip Line Proposal Awarded Grant (CBS)

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