Our Intensive Services Capacity-Building Program Participants for the 2016 / 2017 funding year include:

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A. Phillip Randolph

Mission/Purpose: To develop programs that will extend democracy to those who have been traditionally disfranchised or discourage from participating in the political system, strengthening political alliances needed to assure democratic social change and projecting social and economic programs that will improve the lives of all Americans.

Amachi Pittsburgh

Mission/Purpose: Amachi Pittsburgh was established in 2003 to respond to the needs of a growing, vulnerable population of children of incarcerated parents, to ultimately help break the cycle of generational incarceration. The mission statement is: To empower young minds to overcome the challenges of parental incarceration through mentoring, family support, and community engagement.

Brothers and Sisters Emerging

Mission/Purpose: To develop and assist thriving African American and other youth and their families in Garfield and surrounding at-risk neighborhoods to find and take advantage of opportunities available to them.

Crossroads Foundation

Mission/Purpose: Our mission is to provide promising youth, regardless of means, the educational opportunities and support necessary to achieve their God-given potential. We are the only model of our kind in the Pittsburgh region. We not only provide tuition assistance so that promising under-served youth living in under-performing school districts can attend the area’s college-prep Catholic high schools, but in conjunction, we provide the robust academic, social and emotional wellness, and college and career planning support our students need to succeed in college and in life.

The Franklin Center Of Beaver County

Mission/Purpose: To provide access to human services, supplemental education programming and volunteer opportunities to residents of Beaver County; targeting low-income and other disadvantaged populations.

Gwen's Girls

Mission/Purpose: To empower girls and young women to have productive lives through holistic, gender-specific programs, education and experiences.

Mon Valley Circles

Mission/Purpose: Circles is a national strategic initiative with a mission to inspire and equip communities and low-income individuals to work together to transition out of poverty. We operate from the understanding that “the solution doesn’t have to be complicated, but it has to be personal.”


Mission/Purpose: Morning Star Baptist Church Community Services, Inc. is a 501c3 agency established to build healthier families and a stronger community through positive relationships, programs and collaborations in Clairton and surrounding areas.

Prevention Point Pittsburgh

Mission/Purpose: To promote and advocate for the reduction of harms associated with injection drug use and to reduce the risk of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other blood borne infections.