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: 2017

Carnegie Mellon University – ETC

To support an educational specialist at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center who will coordinate programming with public schools and community-based organizations

2017, Public Schools

$17,000

Partners for Youth Opportunity

To support a comprehensive program to improve life prospects for low-income youth in Durham, North Carolina

2017, Out-of-School Time

$15,000

Elizabeth Forward School District – CZI

To support a professional learning community for administrators from 16 public school districts to assess opportunities to personalize learning for their students

2017, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 2

$15,000

Fox Chapel Area School District

To support schools to partner across demographic differences to share strategies for STEAM, maker, and technology-enhanced learning

2017, Community

$10,300

Amachi Pittsburgh

To support the recruitment, training, and matching of mentors with children who have incarcerated parents

2017, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 3

$30,000

Learning Policy Institute

To support the advancement of licensure and accreditation standards that strengthen how educator preparation programs prepare candidates to engage students in deeper learning

2017, Community

$29,998

Pocosin Arts Incorporated

To support arts education for youth in eastern North Carolina

2017, Out-of-School Time

Payment 1 of 2

$25,000

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Inc.

To support ballet-based movement programs for pre-K and elementary school students

2017, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 3

$40,000

The Forbes Funds – LEAP

To support The Forbes Funds' partnership with LEAP Ambassadors to improve performance among a cohort of nonprofit organizations

2017, Community

$20,000

Book Harvest

To support a literacy initiative for children in Durham County, North Carolina

2017, Early Childhood

$16,000

1Hood Media

To support a media literacy program for high school students

2017, Out-of-School Time

$20,000

Quantum Theatre, Inc.

To support theater arts education for youth

2017, Public Schools

Payment 1 of 3

$20,000