AWS Foundation awards $1.8 million in grants

AWS Foundation recently awarded $1,864,510 in grants to 13 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. These organizations include:

Children’s Autism Center: $20,000 for treatment of children with autism and related disorders.

Choices Coordinated Care Solutions: $35,000 for the Access Center Initiative.

Community Choirs of Huntington County: $5,000 grant and $2,500 in dollar-for-dollar matching funds for Joyful Songsters.

Family Voices Indiana: $30,000 for Northeast Indiana operating support.

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre: $22,500 for three Project Lights Up! Sensory-friendly performances.

GiveHear: $35,000 for low income, sliding scale fee hearing health clinic support.

Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana: $32,050 to improve worker safety and grow mission revenue.

Greater Fort Wayne: $22,800 over three years for two individuals with disabilities to participate in Leadership Fort Wayne each year.

Ivy Tech Foundation: $122,160 over three years for disability services extended support program.

NeighborLink Fort Wayne: $135,000 over three years for research, project resources, and the wheelchair ramp initiative.

Pathfinder Services: $180,000 for operating support and $12,500 for the Summer At Last Teen Camp.

Southwest Allen County Schools: $10,000 for professional development in trauma informed practices.

Turnstone: $1,200,000 over two years for operating support.

Founded in 2007, AWS Foundation supports organizations and service agencies in northeast Indiana working to develop a community in which people with enduring 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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