Fort Wayne, IN ─ AWS Foundation recently awarded $1,026,945 in grants to 15 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. These organizations include:
Bi-County Services – $61,000 (over two years) to hire a recruiter and training coordinator.
Blue Jacket – $35,000 for inclusive career services.
Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries- $60,390 for early diagnosis services.
Canine Companions for Independence – $30,000 (over three years) for Northeast Indiana service dog teams.
Fort Wayne Curling Club – $24,000 (over two years) for the inclusive curling program.
Fort Wayne Philharmonic – $56,000 (over two years) for inclusive outreach programming.
Fort Wayne Society of Saint Vincent de Paul – $30,000 to support the vocational training site capital campaign.
IN*Source – $25,000 for the production of training videos for disability employment.
RSVP of Allen County – $75,000 (over three years) for the I CAN inclusive volunteer team.
Stillwater Hospice – $100,000 (over two years) for hospice and grief services for patients with disabilities.
The Arc of Noble County – $213,055 (over two years) for capital support for employment training kitchen.
The Lighthouse- $22,500 to hire a case management and disability specialist.
Volunteer Lawyer Program – $120,000 (over three years) for guardianship services in Northeast Indiana.
YMCA of Steuben County – $25,000 for capital support of the Steuben County Sheets Family Park.
YWCA of Northeast Indiana – $150,000 (over three years) to support the enhancement of children’s services.