BNY Mellon recently awarded $650,000 in grants to nine nonprofit groups in the Pittsburgh area for community outreach efforts.
Dollar Energy Fund will receive $150,000 to support its hardship program, which provides utility assistance grants to low-income families throughout the state. Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh will receive $75,000 to provide repairs to at least 25 homes and to supply materials for additional volunteer projects.
South Hills Interfaith Ministries will receive $50,000 to support its two food panties and contribute to its campaign to end hunger. Auberle will receive $75,000 to allow 35 foster children to participate in its education and vocational program.
Familylinks will receive $50,000, which will allow 35 foster children to participate in its education and workforce development program, and Family Services of Western Pennsylvania will receive $75,000 to allow 40 foster children access to its workforce development program.
Holy Family Institute will receive $50,000, which will allow 30 foster children to participate in a workforce development program, and Three Rivers Youth will receive $50,000 to allow it to expand its Skills for Life program, which supports 100 youths transitioning from foster care.
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will receive $75,000 to support its “Age Up, Not Out” program and to enhance its Service Delivery Model Outcomes and Measurement System.
“We work with our community partners to provide assistance to those who need immediate help and invest in programs that improve the quality of life for those in the region,” Jim McDonald, BNY Mellon’s director of global philanthropy, said. “We continue to invest in organizations that provide critical services to help strengthen our local communities.”