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

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

Berks County Intermediate Unit

To support early education initiatives related to public engagement, quality, and digital media

2013, Early Childhood

Payment 2 of 2

$200,000

Beverly’s Birthdays

To support a program providing birthday celebrations for children living in local shelters

2013, Families

Payment 1 of 2

$13,000

Brashear Association, Inc.

To support afterschool and summer programming for Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhoods

2013, Out-of-School Time

$36,100

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

To support a teen-driven, interest-based learning environment designed to facilitate connected learning

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 2

$75,000

Carnegie Mellon University

To support robotics-centered outreach to informal and formal education providers

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 3

$64,808

Carnegie Mellon University

To support adaptations to virtual peer technology that will foster its use in informal learning settings

2013, Out-of-School Time

$100,000

Carnegie Mellon University

To support the roll-out of Message From Me to Head Start centers in Allegheny County and professional development to support its use in kindergarten transition efforts

2013, Early Childhood

$100,000

Carnegie Mellon University

To support the integration of keyboard and drumming lessons into the curriculum for students of the Pittsburgh and Wilkinsburg school districts

2013, Public Schools

Payment 2 of 3

$35,000

Carnegie Mellon University

To support a hands-on robotics education program for high school girls

2013, Out-of-School Time

$12,500

Carnegie Science Center

To support programs that encourage students to pursue their interests in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 2

$75,000

CASA of Allegheny County

To support educational advocacy for abused and neglected children in Allegheny County

2013, Families

Payment 3 of 3

$22,500

Casey’s Clubhouse

To support the creation of a public playground for use by children of all ability levels

2013, Families

$10,000

Center of Life

To support youth programming focusing on jazz, hip-hop, and the visual arts, as well as academics and parent engagement

2013, Out-of-School Time

Payment 2 of 3

$25,000