PITTSBURGH’S LATINO COMMUNITY CENTER SETTLES INTO NEW HOME
AUGUST 25, 2022
When the Latino Community Center went looking for a new home, sentiment favored the South Hills, but an East Liberty space was too good to pass up. By Joyce Gannon
PROJECT AIMS AT BUILDING BLACK WEALTH THROUGH ECONOMIC COOPERATION
AUGUST 1, 2022
With more than $300,000 of funding, the African-centered Cooperative Research Project aims to reach Black residents and Black-owned businesses like Farmer Girl Eb to generate economic cooperation intended to build wealth. The project is spearheaded by the Hill District’s cooperative arts and culture store and education nonprofit Ujamaa Collective, Emerald City’s Black business directory Cocoapreneur Pgh, and Houston-based Sankofa Research Institute.
READ ABOUT THE PITTSBURGH CULTURAL TREASURES INITIATIVE IN “h”, THE MAGAZINE OF THE HEINZ ENDOWMNETS
JUNE 23, 2022
Adequately honoring the contributions that cultural organizations led by people of color have made to enrich the fabric of a community is no easy task. That’s why grants to 16 Black arts organizations as part of Pittsburgh’s Cultural Treasures initiative is just the first step of a multistage recognition process. By Elwin Green
BABY2BABY and LOCAL NONPROFIT WESTERN PA DIAPER BANK HELP LOCAL PARENTS WITH FORMULA • PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES
MAY 26, 2022
Thanks to a donation made by local billionaire businessman and philanthropist Thomas Tull and his wife, Alba Tull, national nonprofit Baby2Baby will be working to alleviate the effects of the baby formula shortage in Pittsburgh.
Tull donation helping ease baby formula shortage in Pittsburgh
$2MILLION AWARDED TO VETERANS PLACE OF WASHINGTON BOULEVARD HOUSING UPGRADE AND EXPANSION
APRIL 22, 2022
$2 million is being awarded to the Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard Housing Upgrade and Expansion. The project involves constructing a multi-purpose building that includes spaces for behavioral health sciences, recreation and activities, as well as eight new townhomes. The townhomes will serve as transitional housing for homeless veterans in the region.
$207,000 GRANT WILL CREATE EMPLOYHER PITTSBURGH TO EMPOWR LOCAL WOMEN
FEBRUARY 16, 2022
The initiative is a collaboration between Dress for Success Pittsburgh, When She Thrives and New Century Careers. The idea was born from a partnership that started at the Building Productive Partnerships pilot in April 2021. The initiative is designed to “change the trajectory of participants’ lives by empowering women of the household to become financially independent,” according to a press release.
50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR PACE • PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
NOVEMBER 19, 2018
The Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise is celebrating its 50th anniversary and to mark the half century of grant-making, the organization honored Bill Strickland Jr., founder of Manchester Bidwell Corp. Wednesday at City Theatre. “Manchester Corp. was the first organization that PACE presented with a grant, and Bill Strickland was our first grantee,” said Linda Baker, board chair of PACE. “As it turns out they are celebrating their 50th anniversary, too.”
WILL PITTSBURGH NONPROFITS MOVE AWAY FROM OVERWHELMINGLY WHITE LEADERSHIP? • NONPROFIT QUARTERLY
JULY 31, 2018
Sharon Jefferson, a program manager for PACE, said that one advantage of having a more diverse leadership base is that it helps nonprofits promote “trust and believability” among the communities of color they serve.
WHY ARE THE LEADERSHIP RANKS OF PA NONPROFITS SO WHITE AND HOW COULD THEY BE MORE DIVERSE • PUBLICSOURCE
JULY 25, 2018
Sharon Jefferson, a program manager for PACE, a Pittsburgh nonprofit grantmaking and capacity-building organization, said it can be easier for organizations led by people of color to connect with constituents of color, especially since so much nonprofit work focuses on addressing and eliminating racial disparities.
AN IDEA-STARTER, A CONVERSATION-STARTER—PACE’S ‘INCLUSIVE VOICES’
MAY 11, 2018
New Pittsburgh Courier editor Rob Taylor, Jr. writes about PACE’s 10th Annual Inclusive Voices event that invites diverse area leaders and individuals in the Pittsburgh region to engage in meaningful conversations that affect positive change.
COACHING ISN’T JUST FOR SPORTS
JAN 30, 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editor Joyce Gannon writes about PACE’s program designed to help African-American nonprofit leaders stay in the game.
PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE SEEN
APR 03, 2017
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SEEN editor Patricia Sheridan reporting on the 9th Annual Inclusive Voices.
PROGRAM TO AID CITIZEN ENTERPRISE HELPS NONPROFITS TACKLE THE DETAILS
AUG 05, 2016
The board turned to the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise, an organization that for nearly 50 years has worked to help bolster agencies like Macedonia FACE that help struggling African-Americans and other groups in need throughout Allegheny County.
PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE SEEN
APR 11, 2016
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga reporting on the 8th Annual Inclusive Voices.
2016 PACE PROCLAMATION FROM PITTSBURGH CITY COUNCIL
APR 05, 2016
The Council of the City of Pittsburgh declares Friday, April 8, 2016, to be “PACE DAY” in the City of Pittsburgh.