Thank you to everyone who stood up, spoke up, and showed up during the first 100 days.

During the first 100 days of the new presidential administration, The Sprout Fund supported helped Pittsburghers take action to protect and support what matters most to them. From day 1 to day 100, we made it 100 Days of US.

Selected Project Ideas

Circles Zero Six Eight

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Helping ex-offenders rebuild their lives through community, employment, and self-empowerment.


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Sharing youth perspectives about the future of our region with policymakers and organizers.


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Expressing the fears, ideas, and solutions of trans people in the Pittsburgh region.

Global Minds

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Combatting cultural intolerance by linking high school age English language learners and native speakers.

Shattered Glass Podcast

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Telling the stories of extraordinary women breaking the glass ceiling.

Let’s Cook!

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Empowering families to overcome food barriers through hands-on workshops

350Pittsburgh Unite100

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Uniting climate justice and social justice to build connections and strengthen responses to important issues.

She Runs SWPA

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Empowering more women to run for local office through coalition-building, grassroots outreach, and demystification of the political process.

The Portrait Project: Faces From Within

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Documenting prisoner stories about systemic injustice and the lack of adequate health care at Fayette SCI.

That’s Us

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Enfranchising Allegheny County residents by establishing a network of grassroots change agents.

Prototype Workshop Series

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Breaking down gendered stereotypes through feminist workshops in making, engineering, self-advocacy, and more.

Irene’s Dream Luncheon

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Supporting single mothers of color in achieving the goals they set for themselves.


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Enabling self-advocates with disabilities to discuss and share the issues that affect them and their community.

From Ignorance to Action

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Spreading solidarity and respect for the Muslim and refugee experience through canvassing, education, and community-building.

Off the Street and Into the Kitchen

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Getting ex-offenders off the street and into the kitchen through paid farm-to-table restaurant training.

Renovating Community Bridges

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Linking urban and rural communities in Western Pennsylvania through youth dialogue, exchange, and service.

E3: Engage, Educate, Empower

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Providing training and engagement to enable young Black women and femmes to take a stand and effect local change.

Opening Hearts and Minds

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Connecting old and new stories of immigration to encourage residents to embrace people of different cultures and backgrounds.

Reporting on the Effects of the New Administration

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Reporting on the effects of federal policies on the Pittsburgh region, including healthcare, immigration, education, and economics.

Standing Strong Together

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Equipping individuals with artmaking and engagement tools to advocate for reproductive rights.

We Speak Soccer

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Forging connections between immigrants, refugees, and the greater Pittsburgh community through a mutual love of the game.

Hopewell Vikings Create a World of Difference

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Training middle school students to be student leaders dedicated to maintaining a safe, welcoming school environment.

The Soil Superheroes

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Investigating soil lead levels in Homewood through youth-led exploration and research.

Two Cultures, One Me

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Giving refugee teens a voice through self-exploration, artistic expression, and public outreach.

Conflict Kitchen Guest Chef Program

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Opening minds and palates by bringing the food and stories of recent immigrants to greater Pittsburgh restaurants.

Repairing Youth Police Relations

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Improving relationships between youth and police through dialogue and creative expression.

Fighting Fear While Building Bridges

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Responding to fear with education and awareness to help immigrants know and exercise their rights and responsibilities.