AWS Foundation makes $819,989 in grants
News-Sentinel - 11/30/2018
Nov. 30--The AWS Foundation recently awarded $819,989 in grants to 18 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in Northeast Indiana. These organizations include:
Autism Society of Indiana: $35,000 for the Area Support Coordinator in Northeast Indiana and $25,000 for Career Services in Northeast Indiana;
Byron Health Center: $250,000 for programming at its new facility on Lake Avenue;
Crossroad Child and Family Services: $70,000 for a sensory garden;
Fort Wayne Ballet: $7,500 for a sensory-friendly Nutcracker performance;
Fort Wayne Citilink: $50,000 operating support for Access services;
Fort Wayne Curling Club: $105,000 collateral for new facility build-out;
Heartland Sings: $10,000 for a summer vocal arts residency at Turnstone;
L.I.F.E. Adult Day Academy: $24,000 for expanded community integration;
Monroeville Park Board: $25,000 for Monroeville Park accessible playground;
RSVP of Allen County: $25,000 for the I CAN Team;
Science Central: $24,365 for Special Abilities Days 2019;
Summit Middle School: $10,000 for a sensory room;
Trine University: $44,761 for the medical dispenser project Phase II;
Trustees of Indiana University: $24,858 for Camp Yes And at Northeast Indiana Special Education Cooperative;
University of Saint Francis: $25,000 for an Autism Symposium;
Volunteer Lawyer Program: $40,000 for guardianship services, and;
Whispering Meadows Elementary: $10,000 for a sensory room.
Founded in 2007, AWS Foundation supports a wide range of organizations and service agencies in Northeast Indiana working to develop a community in which people with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities are engaged fully and meaningfully in all aspects of community life. For more information, visit awsfoundation.org.
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