The Pittsburgh Foundation

Small and Mighty: Kitchen of Grace, Inc.

Kitchen of Grace, Inc. provides at-risk youth ages 16 to 20 with training related to the food hospitality industry, utilizing Cafe on the Corner in the North Side as the primary training lab

The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded a Small and Mighty grant of $15,000 to Kitchen of Grace, Inc. 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.

Established in 2016, Kitchen of Grace’s primary service is a workforce training program, providing at-risk youth ages 16 to 20 with classroom-based and hands-on training related to the food hospitality industry.

The $15,000 grant will support the organization’s efforts to continue development of its training program, utilizing Cafe on the Corner in the North Side as the primary training lab. Kitchen of Grace, Inc. has an annual operating budget of $50,400.

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.

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