Recent Grants

There are so many ways in which to inspire, motivate, and shape children. It’s a process that starts early and continues through the school years as we prepare them for a life filled with possibility. Our goal at The Grable Foundation is to identify and support the people, places and activities that can guide and develop children in the Pittsburgh region. Whether it’s an enriched classroom, an afterschool mentor, a joyous performance, or straight talk on the challenges of growing up, our purpose is to enable meaningful outcomes. This searchable database illustrates our work.

Grants: 2010

Keystone Oaks School District

To support an elementary school program using creative problem solving skills and innovative design through a weekly, art-based enrichment program that aims to promote positive self-esteem and inspire interest in the worlds of science and technology

2010, Public Schools

$4,920

University of Pittsburgh

To support arts-in-education programming for children to promote enhanced literacy

2010, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 2

$12,000

Circle C Youth and Family Services

To support the position of Education Coordinator and associated programming to enhance the academic performance of at-risk youth

2010, Out-of-School Time

Payment 3 of 3

$30,000

YouthPlaces

To support a network of neighborhood-based afterschool programs serving high-risk teens in the Pittsburgh area

2010, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 3

$150,000

Smart Futures

To support the continued expansion of an Internet-based college and career mentoring program for teens

2010, Out-of-School Time

$30,000

Child Development Centers

To support comprehensive professional development for early childhood educators

2010, Early Childhood

$50,000

The ArtsCenter

To support arts education programming for youth in the Triangle area of North Carolina

2010, Public Schools

Payment 3 of 3

$30,000

The Pittsburgh Promise Foundation

To support scholarships for students graduating from Pittsburgh public schools to pursue higher education

2010, Public Schools

Payment 2 of 3

$1,270,000

Pittsburgh Public Schools

To support the delivery of high-quality arts, recreation, and other enrichment activities delivered during the Summer Dreamers Academy

2010, Out-of-School Time

$23,000

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

To support regional cultural festivals and programming for children and families

2010, Families

$50,000

Reading is FUNdamental

To support operations and programming for Books for Keeps and Read to Your Family programs

2010, Early Childhood

$60,000

Community Theater Project Corporation

To support student attendance and participation in neighborhood-based contemporary arts programming

2010, Public Schools

$8,500

Plum Borough School District

To expand the current robotics program while providing students with an increased opportunity to engage in critical thinking and problem solving activities to investigate the process of engineering as well as the various engineering fields

2010, Public Schools

$9,900