BNY Mellon Awards $550,000 to Pittsburgh-area Nonprofits

           BNY Mellon Awards $550,000 to Pittsburgh-area Nonprofits

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --BNY Mellon, a global leader in
investment management and investment services, has awarded $550,000 in grants
to eight Pittsburgh-area nonprofit organizations. The grants were approved
during the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania's summer

"Our philanthropic focus is on helping people in need by concentrating on
basic needs and workforce development opportunities, and we are committed to
investing in organizations that share our mission," said James P. McDonald,
BNY Mellon's director of global philanthropy. "Our community partners provide
critical services to the most vulnerable populations in the region and help
strengthen our local communities."

The grant recipients are:

  oCommunity Human Services – $50,000 to provide emergency housing assistance
    to 40 families that are unable to be placed in traditional shelters;
  oEast End Cooperative Ministry – $75,000 that will allow up to 80
    individuals to participate in East End's Work Therapy program;
  oEastside Neighborhood Employment Center (ENEC) – $60,000 that will support
    ENEC's Youth Support Training and Employment Program for youth in foster
    care and allow ENEC to create an East End Employer Advisory Group;
  oHomeless Children's Education Fund (HCEF)– $60,000 that will allow HCEF to
    offer educational services to 1,250 children at homeless shelters in
    Allegheny County and support HCEF's new Unaccompanied Youth Project, which
    will address the needs of youth under 25 who live on their own and lack a
    regular nighttime residence;
  oJewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh – $100,000 that will allow United
    Jewish Federation to continue its support of the AgeWell Pittsburgh
    program for at-risk seniors and Squirrel Hill Food Pantry;
  oPittsburgh Public Theater – $50,000 to underwrite the Theater's education
    and outreach programs for the 2014-2015 season, including the Shakespeare
    Monologue & Scene Contest and Open Stage Student Matinee series;
  oProgram to Aid Citizen Enterprise (PACE) – $60,000 to support PACE's
    community based nonprofit capacity building program;
  oRebuilding Together Pittsburgh – $95,000 that will allow Rebuilding
    Together to provide repairs to at least 50 homes and support its project
    of renovating the homes of veterans.

BNY Mellon partners with nonprofits to improve the social and economic
conditions where it does business and in the communities where its employees
live and work. Learn more about the company's world-wide commitment to social
responsibility at

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