The Pittsburgh Foundation

Small and Mighty: Advance African Development, Inc. (AAD)

Advance African Development, Inc. (AAD) strives to address health disparities, human rights and other social justice issues through intervention programs.

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Advance African Development, Inc. (AAD). The Small and Mighty grants program, an outcome of the Foundation’s 100 Percent Pittsburgh organizing principle, has awarded $308,821 this year to 22 local nonprofit organizations with budgets of less than $600,000.

Since 2012, AAD has been working to address health disparities, human rights and other social justice issues through intervention programs.

This funding will support the organization’s 2018 youth health literacy programming. The goal is to help reduce health disparities in the African American community. AAD has an annual operating budget of $14,339.

In the first round of Small and Mighty funding, announced in March 2017, a total of $230,000 was awarded to 18 organizations. To date, Small and Mighty has awarded $538,000 in grants to 40 organizations.

Read about the Small and Mighty initiative