Pittsburgh Environmental Oral History Project
The Allegheny Front, Western Pennsylvania's only locally-produced environmental radio program, was awarded $35,000 to produce a series of personal stories, interviews, and features to celebrate the Pittsburgh region's environmental history and progress from a region based on resource extraction to a burgeoning leader in green environmental practices.
Pittsburgh Signs: 250
The Pittsburgh Signs Project was awarded $50,000 to create a 200-page, full-color book documenting and reflecting on signs from the 14 counties of Southwestern Pennsylvania to celebrate the unique culture of the region. The project will capture the visual treasures of the area and their stories before they are lost and share them with a global audience.
The Mid-Mon Valley Pay It Forward Initiative
The Schooner Youth Center, Inc. was awarded $5,000 for its Pay it Forward Initiative in Monessen. This program will empower youth, with the assistance of community mentors, to design and implement 3 community-based projects.