Notice: The email account of our CEO, Patti Hays, has been hacked. If you received an email from her about an RFP with a link, please DO NOT click the link. This is a phishing scam. We are working with our IT company to resolve the issue. 

New & Returning Grantees

Welcome! Is your organization new to AWS Foundation, or have you received a grant from us before? Either way, make sure you start your next application with current information.

Grant Schedule

AWS Foundation has three grant application deadlines per fiscal year. Applications open two weeks before their due date and must be received by 5 p.m. (EST) per the grant deadlines.


Our role in fostering dialogue and collaboration across NE Indiana is critical to advancing not only our mission, but opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Priority Initiatives

A life rich in experiences and rewards is what we all seek. Why should it be any different for people with disabilities? Our five key initiatives remind us that there are many facets to a life well lived and keep us focused on our mission to make a difference in every way we can.


Advancing Education
& Employment


Seeking Early Diagnosis, Resources & Research






Promoting Social

Finder Screen

FINDER - Indiana Disability Resource

AWS Foundation developed an online resource designed to collect and organize contact and service information from providers across Indiana.FINDER is free, easy to use and ready to help you.

Administered by Indiana University’s Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC).