The Pew Charitable Trusts
The following grants announced: May 6, 2013
All grantees located in the Philadelphia region unless otherwise specified.
Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children – $196,000
For continued support of the Child Care Mentoring and Accreditation Project to improve the quality of home-based child care.
Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA – $265,000
AARP Experience Corps – $165,000
For support of Experience Corps–Philadelphia to expand its tutoring for children from kindergarten to grade three in Philadelphia and Chester county.
Carson Valley Children’s Aid – $181,000
For support of the Parents As Teachers program and other services to help prepare young children living in Norristown for school.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – $268,000
For support of PRAISE, a peer bullying-prevention program, for students in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze community.
Children’s Village – $126,000
For continued support to provide developmental assessments, referrals and follow-up for young children.
Drexel University – $114,000 (2 years)
For continued support of the Prevention Project to reduce behavioral and emotional problems in young children in North and West Philadelphia.
Drexel University – $225,000
For continued support of the Grow Clinic to provide behavioral health services to children who suffer from malnutrition.
Family and Community Service of Delaware County – $186,000
For continued support of the Strengthening Families 10–14 program for youth at risk of problem behaviors.
KenCrest Centers – $216,000
For continued support to reduce problem behaviors among preschool children served by its six Philadelphia early childhood programs.
Maternal and Child Health Consortium – $195,000
For continued support of school readiness and other support services for young children in southern Chester County.
Playworks – $150,000
For support of Playworks Philadelphia, offering physical activity and play in elementary schools in low-income areas of the Philadelphia region.
Public Health Management Corporation – $187,000
For continued support to assess homeless children at risk of developmental delay and link them to needed services.
Turning Points for Children – $180,000
For support of Middle School Families and Schools Together (FAST) providing services for at-risk students in Philadelphia.
Widener University – $175,000
For continued support of the Chester Prevention, Assessment and Treatment program, serving at-risk children living in Chester.
Drexel University – $180,000
For continued support of the Primary Care Behavioral Health Program of Eleventh Street Family Health Services.
Family Services of Montgomery County – $180,000
For support of the Montgomery County Truancy Abatement Initiative.
Intercultural Family Services – $180,000
To provide behavioral health services to children and families exhibiting negative behaviors, specifically drug and alcohol abuse.
Joseph J. Peters Institute – $212,000
For support to expand services to children and adolescent survivors of sexual abuse.
Juvenile Law Center – $180,000
For continued support to improve access to behavioral-health services for children and adolescents involved with the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
Lutheran Children and Family Service – $140,000
For continued support to improve the utilization of behavioral-health services by refugee and immigrant children and their families.
Lutheran Settlement House – $180,000
To provide therapeutic services to children and mothers who are living in Lutheran Settlement’s homeless shelter and transitional housing.
Network of Victim Assistance – $210,000
For support of trauma-focused treatment for abused children in Bucks County.
Philadelphia Children’s Alliance – $230,000
For continued support to help child victims of sexual abuse obtain needed behavioral health services.
Support Center for Child Advocates – $225,000
For continued support of its Outcomes in Behavioral Health Project, to increase access
Attic Youth Center – $150,000
For support of its Life Skills Center that offers academic enrichment and workforce development skills to vulnerable gay and lesbian youth in Philadelphia.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County – $150,000
For support of the Lower Bucks Mentoring Initiative serving at-risk young people in Bristol, Bensalem and Morrisville.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania – $215,000
For support of the College Bigs program that matches college student mentors with elementary school children in the Philadelphia region.
Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia – $135,000
To provide a rigorous academic enrichment program for disadvantaged students in Philadelphia.
Chester County Futures – $160,000
For continued support of academic enrichment and mentoring services for low-income students in Chester County.
Chester Education Foundation – $160,000
For continued support to provide after-school tutoring, life skills and career-exploration opportunities to Chester Upland School District students.
Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation – $200,000
For support of the After School Excellence Program in Philadelphia.
ESF Dream Camp Foundation – $120,000
For continued support of year-round educational and recreational activities for low-income children in Philadelphia and the city of Chester.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania – $200,000
For continued support of the Girl Scouting Beyond Bars program for daughters of incarcerated mothers in Philadelphia.
Norris Square Neighborhood Project – $105,000
For operating support to provide an array of programs for at-risk youth in North Philadelphia.
People’s Emergency Center – $150,000
For continued support of its Youth Education Program for young people in West Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Futures – $270,000
For continued support of the Sponsor-A-Scholar (SAS) program for disadvantaged high school students in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates – $225,000
For continued support of arts education programs offered after school and in the summer for low-income youth in Philadelphia.
Project Forward Leap Foundation – $210,000
For continued support to provide educational enrichment and support to low-income middle school and high school students in Chester and Philadelphia.
Project HOME – $186,000
For continued support of year-round academic enrichment programs for young people from kindergarten through high school in North Philadelphia.
SquashSmarts – $105,000
For continued support of year round academic enrichment and physical fitness activities to middle and high school students in Philadelphia.
Temple University – $187,000
For continued support of leadership development and career exploration activities for disadvantaged youth in Philadelphia.
Women Against Abuse – $194,000
For continued support to provide after-school programs at a domestic violence emergency shelter in Philadelphia.
Community Legal Services – $200,000
For continued support to provide legal services to families in Philadelphia to help them secure key public benefits.
Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger – $125,000
To improve the access of low income families in Philadelphia to food and nutrition assistance.
Public Citizens for Children and Youth – $270,000
For continued support of the Child Health Watch Helpline to assist families in the region to secure health insurance and behavioral health services.