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: 2013

Gwen’s Girls, Inc.

To support a conference for professionals to learn about successful, solution-based approaches to working with girls

2013, Community

$2,500

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh

To support informal STEM education opportunities for youth

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 2

$30,000

Avonworth School District

To support the transformation of a traditional library space into a cutting-edge collaboration space to serve as the epicenter of student research, project-based learning, and other curriculum-related activities

2013, Public Schools

$170,000

Essential Public Media WESA 90.5

To support news reporting, panel discussions, and community outreach activities that address educational concerns and opportunities in southwestern Pennsylvania

2013, Community

Payment 1 of 2

$78,748

Pittsburgh Promise Foundation

To support higher education scholarships for students graduating from Pittsburgh Public Schools

2013, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 5

$1,000,000

Cornell School District

To support academic and enrichment support for elementary students in the Cornell School District

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 3 of 3

$7,000

Allegheny College

To support a watershed education program in conjunction with K-12 schools

2013, Public Schools

Payment 2 of 3

$10,000

Institute of Play

To support a digital gaming summer camp for middle school students that trains public school teachers in the power of play, game design, and mobile technologies

2013, Out-of-School Time

$12,500

The ArtsCenter

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

2013, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 3

$60,000

The Education Partnership

To address educational inequities by providing and enabling access to tools and resources necessary to support teachers and enhance their students' ability to learn and succeed

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 3 of 3

$75,000

The Education Partnership

To support building renovations at a facility that provides free classroom resources to teachers and students

2013, Public Schools

$200,000

Tree Pittsburgh

To support environmental education programming in classrooms, afterschool settings, and summer programs

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 2

$30,000

The Pittsburgh Project

To support educational and leadership opportunities during out-of-school hours for at-risk children on Pittsburgh’s North Side

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 3 of 3

$50,000

The Union Project

To support arts programming for children and families

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 2 of 2

$30,000