Child Health Association Grants

Grant Process

The Child Health Association of Sewickley is on a yearly grant cycle. Our goal is to provide special funding to non-profit organizations that support either the emotional, physical, educational, cultural or recreational needs of children in western Pennsylvania. 

Are you interested in applying for a grant for your nonprofit organization? Read our Guidelines. Once you read the Guidelines, please use our Letter of Intent Cover Sheet and Grant Cover Sheet to start your grant application process.

Grant-giving Timeline

September 30: Letter of intent (LOI) due.
October: Notification of acceptance or rejection of LOI is given.
December 15: Full grant request application is due if LOI is accepted.
January/February: Site visits by CHA representatives.
April: Funding decisions made.

Are you interested in applying for a grant for your nonprofit organization?
View our guidelines.


Use the following Cover Sheets as you follow our grant process.

Grant Recipients Over the Years

2022

  • Achieva
  • Beverly’s Birthdays
  • Books Bridge of Hope
  • Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
  • Coraopolis Youth Creations
  • Crossroads Foundation
  • Genesis of Pittsburgh
  • Glade Run Foundation
  • Hilltop Horizons
  • Merakey Foundation
  • Pittsburgh Concert Chorale
  • Reading Ready
  • Sewickley Community Center
  • Tickets for Kids
  • Watson Institute
  • Wildbird Recovery, Inc.
  • Woodlands Foundation
  • YMCA, Sewickley Valley

2021

  • Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry
  • Angel’s Place
  • Arcade Comedy Theater
  • Family Guidance
  • Girls Hope of Pittsburgh
  • Laughlin Children’s Center
  • Light of Life Ministries
  • Samaritan Counseling Center of W. PA
  • Saint James School
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts
  • The Bradley Center
  • The Education Partnership
  • Union Aid Society

2020

  • Amachi
  • Beverly’s Birthdays
  • Center for Hope
  • The Center Midland
  • Crossroads
  • Genesis of Pittsburgh
  • Homeless Children’s Education Fund
  • Lifesteps
  • Mooncrest Neighborhood Programs
  • Propel Schools Foundation
  • Reading Ready
  • The Tull Family Theater

2019

  • Angel’s Place
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania
  • The Bradley Center
  • Family Guidance
  • Fern Hollow Nature Center
  • Holy Family Institute
  • Ward Home
  • Watson Institute
  • YWCA – Greater Pittsburgh
  • YMCA – Sewickley Valley

2018

  • Achieva
  • Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • The Blessing Board
  • Coraopolis Youth Creations
  • everychild inc.
  • Foster Love Project
  • Glade Run Foundation
  • Laughlin Childrens Center
  • Riding for the Handicapped of Western PA
  • St. Anthony Charitable Foundation
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts
  • Volunteers of America
  • The Woodlands Foundation

2017

  • Angels’ Place
  • Beverly’s Birthdays
  • CASA
  • Center for Hope
  • Controlled Environmental Horticulture
  • Crossroads Foundation
  • East End Cooperative Ministry
  • Girls’ Hope
  • Mooncrest Children’s Program
  • Sewickley Public Library
  • Tickets for Kids
  • Ward Home, Inc.
  • Wesley Spectrum
  • Women’s Center and Shelter of Allegheny County

2016

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh
  • City Charter High School
  • Every Child
  • Jeremiah’s Place
  • Lifesteps
  • Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
  • Pittsburgh Musical Theater
  • Spina Bifida Association of Western PA
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts
  • The Blessing Board
  • The Neighborhood Academy
  • The Pearl Club
  • Union Aid Society
  • Watson Institute

2015

  • ABOARD’s Autism Connection of Pennsylvania
  • Angel’s Place
  • Autism Center of Pittsburgh
  • Beverly’s Birthday’s
  • CASA,  Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children in Allegheny County
  • Center for Hope
  • Coraopolis Youth Creations
  • Focus on Renewal
  • iCanBike@QV
  • Laughlin Children’s Center
  • Mooncrest Children’s Program
  • Riding for the Handicapped of Western Pennsylvania
  • Sewickley Community Center
  • Sewickley YMCA
  • The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh
  • Tickets for Kids Charities
  • Variety
  • Ward Home
  • Woodlands Foundation

2014

  • American Heart Association
  • Crossroads Foundation
  • Glade Run Foundation on behalf of Glade Run Lutheran Services
  • Glen Montessori School
  • HEARTH
  • Homewood Renaissance Association $10
  • Horses With Hope
  • Pace
  • Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
  • Pressley Ridge
  • Propel Schools Foundation
  • St. James Catholic School
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts
  • The Early Learning Institute
  • Union Aid

2013​

  • CASA
  • Achieva
  • Child Watch of Pittsburgh
  • Circle C Youth and Family Services
  • East End Cooperative Ministry
  • Family Services of Western PA
  • Fern Hollow Nature Center
  • Friendship Preschool
  • Girls Hope
  • Gwen’s Girls
  • Holy Family Institute
  • Imani
  • Neighborhood Academy
  • Samaritan Counseling Center
  • Special Olympics Pennsylvania
  • Spina Bifada Association of Western PA
  • Strong Women  Strong Girls
  • The Woodlands Foundation
  • Variety – The Children’s Charity
  • Volunteers of America  Pennsylvania
  • Wesley Spectrum Services
  • YWCA Greater Pittsburgh

2012

  • Baierl Family YMCA
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh
  • Center for Hope
  • Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
  • Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
  • Coraopolis Youth Network/Cornell School District
  • Genesis of Pittsburgh
  • Glade Run Foundation
  • Holy Family Institute
  • Laughlin Children’s Center
  • Lifesteps, Inc.  
  • Mary Roberts Rinehart Nature Park
  • Parents in Toto Autism Resource Center
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • Sewickley Area Libraries
  • SLB Radio Productions
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts
  • The Early Learning Institute
  • Three Rivers Adoption Council
  • Tickets for Kids Charities
  • Wesley Spectrum Services

2011

  • Best Buddies
  • Botanic Gardens of Western PA
  • Cooperative East End Ministry
  • Family Resources
  • Focus on Renewal
  • QVSD
  • Ronald McDonald Charity
  • Sewickley YMCA
  • Side by Side
  • South Hills Ministries
  • Special Olympics
  • Spina Bifida
  • The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
  • Urban Impact
  • Variety Children’s Charity