Past Grant Recipients

The Junior League of Pittsburgh’s Research and Development Committee are always looking for opportunities to collaborate with local organizations that align with the Junior League’s mission. For further information, please contact the Junior League of Pittsburgh’s Research & Development committee at research@jlpgh.org.

In addition to grant funding, there are opportunities to receive volunteer support from members of the Junior League. Grants have been awarded to applicants with programming that aligns with the Junior League of Pittsburgh’s mission and where monies will have the greatest impact. Awards will be given for program funding.

 

2015-2016 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Focus Pittsburgh $4,500 Summer Feeding Program
Liberty Elementary School $4,000 After school, emergency feeding program.
Linden Elementary School $4,000 After school, emergency feeding program.
Propel East Elementary School $10,000

Emergency food program for weekend meals and snacks covering 50 students over 30 weeks.

2015-2016 Total $22,500

 

2014-2015 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Gwen’s Girls $2,500  Train 6 plus girls from 10 to 13 using the Girl Talk Counts project to resolve family conflicts.
iQ Kids Radio $15,000 24×7 Children’s Internet radio for kids and by kids
Jeremiah’s Place $1,800  Purchase necessary equipment to steamline the intake process for families recovering from abuse.
YWCA $2,500  Educate 50 plus families and introduce 29 preschool on STEM
2014-2015 Total $21,800

 

2013-2014 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Assemble $2,500  Crafternoon Workshops that promote project-based learning in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).
Braddock Redux $2,500 24×7 Children’s Internet radio for kids and by kids
Catholic Charities $2,200
Girl Scouts of Western PA $2,500  Urban Scouting
Homewood Children’s Village $2,500  Power Pack program combatting weekend hunger.
iQ Kids Radio $15,000 24×7 Children’s Internet radio for kids and by kids
2013-2014 Total $27,200

 

2012-2013 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
iQ Kids Radio $15,000 24×7 Children’s Internet radio for kids and by kids
2012-2013 Total $15,000

 

2011-2012 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Catholic Charities $2,000
Strong Women Strong Girls $15,000  Funding for adding 400 girls to its existing programming from 2009 to 2011.
YMCA $2,000
2011-2012 Total $19,000

 

2010-2011 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Diaper Bank $10,000
Girls on the Run $5,000  Scholarships for 74 girls from 3 rd – 6 th grade in a 12-week program to foster self-esteem and health
Strong Women Strong Girls $15,000  Funding for adding 400 girls to its existing programming from 2009-2011.
2010-2011 Total $30,000

 

2009-2010 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Strong Women Strong Girls $15,000  Funding for adding 400 girls to its existing programming from 2009-2011.
2009-2010 Total $15,000

 

2008-2009 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Felician Sisters $20,000  For the Mooncrest Children’s program to provide tutoruing, music, and social ministries program to children in a poverty-stricken neighborhood in Moon Township.
Kaboom $55,000 Children’s Playground in the City of Clairton
2008-2009 Total $75,000

 

2007-2008 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Kaboom $55,000 Children’s Playground in Pittsburgh’s North Side
2007-2008 Total $55,000

 

2006-2007 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Beginning with Books $37,500  Handoff of Everyone Wins! Community project
Girls Scouts Trillium Council $2,500
Kaboom $55,000 Children’s Playground in Turtle Creek
Lincoln Elementary Technology Council $2,500
Wilkins School Community Center $2,500
2006-2007 Total $100,000

 

2005-2006 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Beginning with Books $37,500 Handoff of Everyone Wins! Community project
2005-2006 $37,500

 

2003-2004 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Organization Grant What it Supports
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh $40,000 Funds to build the Backyard play area
2003-2004 $40,000