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A Philip Randolph Institute

Mission/Purpose: The Pittsburgh A Philip Randolph Institute is committed to social progress for minorities, the poor and working people. The Pittsburgh APRI is dedicated to providing programs that extend democracy, education and opportunity to those traditionally disenfranchised or discouraged from participation.

Ambassadors Football

Mission/Purpose: To communicate the good news of Jesus to all people through soccer.

Vision: Transformation of individuals and communities through indigenous soccer outreach through service and prioritizing the marginalized.

Bible Center Church - The Oasis Project

Mission/Purpose: The Oasis Project is the community and economic development division of Bible Center Church, Inc. We use research and evidence-based best practices to create oases - places of peace, safety, and happiness in the midst of trouble and difficulty. The project delivers high quality in- and out-of-school programs for Homewood’s children and youth and acquires then adaptively reuses vacant/abandoned properties for productive use, and creates social enterprises - businesses that address pressing community needs.

Crossroads Foundation

Mission/Purpose: Our mission is to provide promising youth access to a quality Catholic high school education coupled with the individualized out-of-classroom support in academics, college, and career exploration and preparation, and person social wellness they need to succeed in college and in life.

Dress for Success

Mission/Purpose: The mission of Dress for Success Pittsburgh is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help women thrive in work and life.  

Franklin Center of Beaver County

Mission/Purpose: The Franklin Center of Beaver County facilitates access to life-changing opportunities for the low-income, the underserved, and others in need.

Gwen’s Girls

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

Healthy Start, Inc.

Mission/Purpose: The mission of Healthy Start, Inc. is to focus primarily on the reduction of infant mortality and low birth weight babies in Southwestern Pennsylvania in such a way as to make valuable use of its resources, preserve its flexibility and continue to offer seamless services with the intent of improving the quality of life of infants, toddlers, youth, siblings, parents, and grandparents.

Heritage Community Initiatives

Mission/Purpose: To enable individuals and organizations to improve health, education, economic strength, and social vitality in their communities.

Latino Community Center

Mission/Purpose: The mission of the Latino Community Center (LCC) is to engage, educate, and empower Latinos and their families to thrive in Allegheny County.

New Century Careers

Mission/Purpose: New Century Careers (NCC) contributes to the economic health of Southwestern Pennsylvania through meeting manufacturing workforce needs by working to deliver a capable workforce to employers of the region. NCC seeks to improve the lives of individuals through the development of skills that lead to good quality family wage jobs and careers.

The need for a highly skilled workforce formed the foundation of New Century Careers. As a workforce development organization, NCC supports pre-employment and incumbent manufacturing workers, as well as their current or future employers by helping each set of clients advance economically through continuous workforce education and training.

Although the emphasis is on training and placing people in jobs, New Century Careers collaborates with community partners who help the trainees overcome barriers.

The Open Door, Inc.

Mission/Purpose: Building from a harm reduction model, The Open Door, Inc. provides supportive housing and related services to improve the health of the forgotten population of high-risk, chronically homeless people living with HIV. We provide affordable, safe, and supportive housing for individuals living with HIV who are not eligible for more traditional housing programs. We also provide representative payee services to individuals who experience housing instability but may need the additional supports of our housing program. We welcome high-risk individuals, including those with substance abuse, mental health diagnoses, and criminal histories.

Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank (WPDB)

Mission/Purpose: To bring public awareness of the diaper struggle as a crisis in our region, through partnering with other non-profit agencies, faith-based institutions, and childcare providers; for distribution to families and individuals in need.

Will Allen Foundation

Mission/Purpose: The mission of the Will Allen Foundation is to provide services and resources in an effort to instill hope, remove barriers, promote education, advocate civic responsibility, and change lives in the community. The vision of the Will Allen Foundation is to provide a level playing field for all, to foster new leaders for the new generation, and to equip each individual to achieve his or her greatest success.

Zellous Hope Project

Mission/Purpose: The mission of MRCDC is to strengthen the Sto-Rox community and create places and resources that exist for all residents and businesses to reach their full social and economic potential.

For additional information, please contact Peg Fiedler at pfiedler@pacepgh.org or by phone at 412-562-0290 ext. 218 and Hilary Ferencak at hferencak@pacepgh.org or by phone at 412-562-0290 ext. 214