AWS Foundation Announces $1,049,386 in Grants

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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.