Fort Wayne, IN ─ The AWS Foundation recently awarded $504,708 in grants to 18 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in Northeast Indiana. These organizations include:
Achieva Resources: $70,000 for the Guardianship Program.
Audiences Unlimited: $13,910 to pilot a Music Enrichment program at Life Adult Day Academy.
Carey Services: $13,250 matching grant for vehicle purchase and accessibility modifications.
Churubusco Elementary School: $12,500 for classroom sensory kits.
Coesse Elementary School: $10,000 for sensory room.
Community Transportation Network (CTN): $23,264 matching grant for two lift-equipped vehicles.
GiGi’s Playhouse: $27,500 for a career development program.
Huntington University: $35,000 for the ABLE program.
Joe’s Kids: $25,000 for operating support.
Magical Meadows: $15,000 for the therapeutic riding program.
Mental Health America: $30,000 for Kids on the Block; $75,000 for Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults (VASIA) program.
Pathfinder Services: $12,500 for Creative Abundance program.
RSVP of Allen County: $25,000 for I CAN volunteer program.
Scherer Resources: $30,000 for vocational training and job placement program.
The League: $20,000 for Youth Services program.
Trine University: $36,000 for medical dispenser market research.
University of Saint Francis: $5,784 for Jesters’ North Campus Auditorium sound board.
Visiting Nurse: $25,000 for patient care and grief services.