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Neighborhood Allies

ADDRESS

225 Ross Street, Ste. 202
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

PHONE

412.471.3727

FAX

412.471.3746

Training & Technical Assistance

 

GTECH

GTECH’s methodology is the core component of their programming. They believe that investigation is an ideal starting point to addressing systematic problems that communities face. Their four-pronged approach is based on their experience in planning, community engagement and on-the-ground implementation.

Programs:

ReClaim
The ReClaim team is composed of designers, policy specialists, social innovators, landscape architects and community organizers.

ReEnergize
ReEnergize PGH is a coordinated effort of over 40 organizations to reduce overall home energy consumption throughout Allegheny County.

Contact:
6587 Hamilton Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pa 15206

Phone: (412) 361-2099
Email: info@gtechstrategies.org

 

The Design Center

The Design Center is dedicated to design, urban planning and public policy resulting in more livable, equitable and sustainable communities in the Pittsburgh region.

Programs:

Design Fund
Awards competitive grants to community organizations to hire architects, planners, landscape architects, and other design professionals to assist in the initial phase of improvements to their neighborhoods.

Design Consults
Matches homeowners and commercial property owners with an architect, landscape architect, or interior designer to provide an on-site consultation in advance of remodeling or renovation.

Design Allies
Connects people with design and planning ideas by engaging them with public policy issues, offering lecture, film, and educational opportunities, and promoting dialogue via social media.

Contact:
The Bank Tower
307 Fourth Ave., 15th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: (412) 391-4144

 

The Forbes Funds

The Forbes Funds focuses on strengthening the management capacity and impact of community nonprofits individually and collectively through:

  • Capacity Building: Providing nonprofits with resources, through grantmaking and cohorts, and learning forums to enable them to manage a disruptive event, reframe their thinking about a specific issue that impacts operations, and prepare for the future.  Priority is given to human services and community development organizations in Allegheny County.
  • Social Innovation: Accelerating the development of operating models and technological innovation to reduce expense and/or increase impact for our community nonprofit organizations.

Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership: Leveraging the collective strength of the sector to inform policy, give input to community priorities and strategies, and increase their purchasing power.

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