2019 microgrants awarded to 3 projects

2019 microgrants awarded to 3 projects

In 2019, the Bridge Pittsburgh Media Partnership awarded $1,500 microgrants to organizations in Western Pennyslvania who proposed collaborative journalistic projects. They included partnerships between Environmental Health News and PublicSource; Cal Times, WCAL-FM, CUTV (California University of Pennsylvania student media) & Mon Valley Independent; and student media The Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh) and The Globe (Point Park University).

Environmental Health News and PublicSource

Topic: Why is it taking so long to regulate toxic PFAS chemicals in Pennsylvania’s drinking water?

Cal Times, WCAL-FM, CUTV (California University of Pennsylvania student media) & Mon Valley Independent

The Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh) & The Globe (Point Park University)

Topic: Project explaining the crisis of mental health on college campuses.