2002 grant recipients
In 2002, the Foundation awarded grants totaling $25,000 to the following legal-related organizations:
Disabilities Law Project
To provide on-going support of the Legal Outreach Program, which provides free legal services low-income Allegheny County residents with disabilities who live in residential facilities.
To provide partial funding to support the development of a database of briefs and pleadings, which will be used by five legal service organizations that advocate for the safety and well-being of children victimized by abuse, maltreatment and severe neglect.
Incorporated in 1908 as the Legal Aid Society of Pittsburgh, KidsVoice is the largest child advocacy program in the region. It's mission is to provide and facilitate high quality legal representation and advocacy assistance to children who are abused, neglected or otherwise at risk.
Neighborhood Legal Services Association
To provide partial funding to support the development of a new legal hotline.
North Hills Community Outreach
To provide funding to help expand its legal consultation and representation services for low-income individuals of northern Allegheny County.
Incorporated in 1986, North Hills Community Outreach is an interfaith non-profit organization which addresses the spiritual, emotional, physical, and materials needs of people in crisis with the local community.
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
To provide on-going support of the organization's pro bono legal programs for low-income clients with HIV and AIDS.
Senior Action Coalition
To provide on-going support of the Coalition's outreach programs, which educate senior citizens and their families about financial fraud.
YWCA's Legal Resources for Women
To provide funding to produce a brochure about the program's services.