Fort Wayne, IN ─ AWS Foundation recently awarded $1,049,386in grants to 14 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. These organizations include:
Allen County Public Library – $100,000 for a digital upgrade of the Audio Reading Services.
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – $5,056 for disability inclusive programming.
C2G Music Hall Corporation – $37,795 for accessibility renovations of Baker Street Centre.
CASS Housing – $45,000 to pilot remote supports for residents.
Early Childhood Alliance – $40,000 for sensory stations and a poured surface in the new nature playgrounds.
Housing Resource Hub – $50,000 to create accessible housing pattern book to be used throughout Northeast Indiana.
Huntington County Community School Corporation – $60,000 for the Growing Where We Are Planted preschool initiative.
Joe’s Kids – $300,000 capital support for renovations and accessible restroom in newly purchased facility.
Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana – $30,000 for 2023-24 programming for students with disabilities.
My Autism Ally – $10,000 for expanding services.
NeighborLink Fort Wayne – $200,000 over two years to support home accessibility renovations.
Sensory Awareness Education & Outreach – $5,000 in operating support.
Trustees of Indiana University – $74,254 for the Eppley Institute to conduct an accessibility study for Indiana State Parks; $42,282 for Indiana Institute on Disability and Community to support the FINDER resource.
University of Saint Francis – $50,000 for the USF Jesters.