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: Community

WQED Multimedia

To support a multimedia series about parenting in the digital age

2018, Community

Payment 1 of 2

$50,000

Carnegie Mellon University

To support a program that promotes teacher and student engagement with computer science through a student design competition using the Alice programming platform

2018, Community

$8,000

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania

To support a regional learning network of school districts, museums, libraries, and other sites of learning to advance engaging, relevant, and equitable educational opportunities that prepare young people for the innovation age

2018, Community

Payment 2 of 2

$275,000

The Fred Rogers Company

To support a children’s media company as a national leader among the premier producers of high-quality, educational content for children and families

2018, Community

Payment 2 of 7

$200,000

Mt. Lebanon School District

To support a collaboration of educators in the greater Pittsburgh area to learn about social emotional learning and mindfulness skills

2018, Community

$12,500

Pittsburgh Promise Foundation

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

2018, Community

Payment 5 of 5

$1,000,000

University of Pittsburgh

To support policy forums, demonstration projects, and legislative briefing sessions on education and other public policy issues

2018, Community

Payment 3 of 3

$20,000

Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

To support Education Reimagined's efforts to accelerate the growth and impact of the learner-centered education movement regionally and beyond

2018, Community

Payment 1 of 2

$25,000

New Century Careers

To support a social venture partnership to provide real-world machinist experience for young people to enhance job placement

2018, Community

$10,000

University of Pittsburgh

To support the growth and effectiveness of philanthropy in the Pittsburgh region by educating students, practitioners, and the general public

2018, Community

Payment 1 of 2

$12,350