2004 grant recipients
In 2004, the Foundation awarded grants totaling $20,000 to the following legal-related organizations:
Disabilities Law Project
To fund a new initiative that will enable the Project to provide free legal services to Allegheny County residents with disabilities related by helping these clients obtain homes under the Section 8 Home Purchase Program.
Eastern Area Adult Services
To fund an educational program to train county law enforcement and emergency medical service personnel about the Older Adult Protective Service Law and to provide personal safety training to direct care workers.
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Pittsburgh
To fund the Pittsburgh Regional Immigrant Assistance Center, which provides immigration services to the most needy immigrants in southwestern Pennsylvania so that they can become productive residents of the region.
To help support the Medically Needy Children's Project. Through an interdisciplinary team, the project works to identify service gaps and develop new strategies to provide legal advocacy for children with significant medical needs through training, public education and collaboration.
Neighborhood Legal Services Association
To provide on-going support of personnel costs necessary to operate the Legal Services "Helpline," which provides telephone advice and brief services to low-income people in Allegheny County.