Monday, October 22, 2012

Groups Encouraging Diversity Eligible for Grants Up To $7,500 from Vibrant Pittsburgh; Applications Due Dec. 14

Groups and organizations that encourage diversity in the Greater Pittsburgh region are eligible for grants of up to $7,500 from Vibrant Pittsburgh, a non-profit organization supporting efforts to increase the diversity of the region's workforce. The deadline for applications is Dec. 14, 2012.

Vibrant Pittsburgh is now accepting applications for its second round of Mini-Grant funding that seeks to support a wide range of activities for nonprofit Affinity Groups to "increase attraction, welcome and retention of diverse talent in the Pittsburgh Region."

Qualifying Affinity Groups can be employer, community or university student-based that bring together people with a common interest and/or background such as heritage, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

Through the Mini-Grants Initiative, Vibrant Pittsburgh seeks to support projects that:
 Increase the visibility of Pittsburgh’s diverse communities
 Help attract, welcome and retain diverse talent
 Are implemented by Affinity Groups that represent diverse communities in the region.

For more information, go to www.vibrantpittsburgh.org. A printable Request for Proposals form, go to http://bit.ly/X2BH31.

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