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Fiscal Sponsor Partners

List of Current Fiscal Sponsor Partners

African American Leadership Assocation (Model C) This organization was started by Bernadette Turner and Darcel Madkins to address issues relevant to·current and future·African American leaders within the Pittsburgh Community.  It is a member based organization dedicated to providing African Americans and minorities with: exposure, enrichment, opportunities and access to leadership positions.

Amachi Pittsburgh Inc.  (Model C) The mission of Amachi Pittsburgh Inc is to empower young minds to overcome the challenges oif parental incarceration and to reach their full potential through one-on-one mentoring, family strengthening and reunification support, and leadership development and youth organizing.  They are nationally recognized and award winning as the only organization in the Pittsburgh area with a distinct focus on children of prisoners promise.

African American Neighborhoods of Choice (Model B) This is an Urban Neighborhood Research and Data Collection  program focused on collecting new information on the perceptions of young working-age African Americans, to understand what influences their desirability to live in historically African American, urban neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.

Black Political Empowerment Project  (Model C) The program focuses on building political power and influence for the African American by: advocating that all African Americans are registered to vote; advocating that those in political office move to expeditiously and effectively meet the needs, aspirations and concerns of the African American population they are elected to serve and: Recognizing the connection between a consistently high voting pattern in the African American community and its impact on the political process.

Maleness to Manhood (Model A) This fund was established in 2010 by Darnell Dinkins. Grants will be awarded to support inner city youth programs and other charitable purposes. An advisory committee will recommend programs.

Hill District Education Council  (Model C) The mission of the Hill District Education Council is to ensure quality and equity in public schools in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, PA and to take action on the very crucial current issues facing public education in the community, including low student achievement, parent involvement, and professional accountability.

Orange Arrow  (Model C) Founded in 2013, its mission is to coach young athletes to aim for success off the field.  They offer engaging, sports-themed programming designed to develp winners outside of the sports realm.

Pittsburgh Black Media Federation Project (Model B) this project was created by the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation (PBMF) and funded by The Heinz Endowments to promote positive images of Black Males in the Pittsburgh Region.

Project Mayhem (Model C) is a nonprofit organization created by Aaron Maybin to provide aid, both personal and economic, to underprivileged and at risk youth to excel beyond their current conditions.

Russel Okung UP Foundation (Model C) created by Russell Okung with a mission to give back to the community by reaching out to children of single parent homes while offering them hope through activities and information on the importance of a good education and social responsibility.

Sankofa Fund of Southwest PA (Model A) The Sankofa Fund of Southwest PA (the Sankofa Fund) is a giving circle created in 2006 consisting of a group of individual African American philanthropist who have joined together to strategically invest their time, talent and resources towards the issues and organizations determined by the circle.

Shadow Students  (Model B) The program focuses on providing an extended day, year-round collaborative process that supports the whole student through culturally responsive monitoring, social/emotional skill and conflict management development, academic support and post-secondary preparedness.