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: 2015

Prime Stage Theatre

To support programming designed to promote literacy through theatrical performances

2015, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 3

$21,000

Higher Achievement, Inc.

To support a rigorous academic afterschool program for middle school students in the Hill District and Homewood

2015, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 3

$45,000

National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Inc.

To support customized avian education for students and educators in high-need schools in the Pittsburgh region

2015, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 2

$20,000

Allegheny Intermediate Unit

To support the development of a system that will "push" personalized educational resources to teachers, parents, and students

2015, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 2

$200,000

Shaler Area School District

To support the creation of a professional community of practice for Dream Flight Adventures

2015, Public Schools

$26,500

Pocosin Arts, Inc.

To support arts education for youth in western North Carolina

2015, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 2

$25,000

The Watson Institute

To support partnerships with high-need school districts that will equip teachers and administrators with evidence-based strategies for managing challenging student behavior

2015, Families

$50,000

SMC Business Councils

To support a fluid power challenge competition for area middle school students

2015, Out-of-School Time

$12,500

Tree Pittsburgh

To support the growth of education programs at Tree Pittsburgh

2015, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 2

$20,000

Carnegie Mellon University

To support analysis and dissemination of lessons learned about redesigning systems to support change management in public school districts

2015, Public Schools

$75,000

Duke University

To support an education initiative for adolescent girls in rural Appalachia

2015, Out-of-School Time

$25,000

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center

To support local youth participation in the National STEM Video Game Challenge to encourage creativity and the inventive use of technology throughout the region

2015, Out-of-School Time

$100,000

Common Sense Media

To support partnerships among educational organizations and schools to create resources for educators, parents, and other caregivers on digital media and digital learning

2015, Community

Payment 1 of 2

$125,000

Carnegie Mellon University

To support technology empowerment opportunities for children and youth

2015, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 2

$140,000