AWS Foundation Announces $1,026,945 in Grants

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AWS Foundation: Think Differently About Disabilities.

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.