AWS Foundation Announces $1,093,384 in Grants

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Fort Wayne, IN ─ AWS Foundation recently awarded $1,093,384 in grants to 14 non-profit organizations that benefit building inclusive communities for individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. These organizations include:

A Rosie Place for Children – $75,000 over three years for expansion of respite services for medically fragile children.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana – $20,000 for Littles without Limits training for staff and volunteers.

Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center – $150,000 over three years for the Early Years Academy.

Carey Services – $45,000 for Phase 2 of their Life Success Coach program.

Community Transportation Network – $200,000 for medical and work trips for people with disabilities.

Fort Wayne Park Foundation – $15,000 for an accessibility study at the Botanical Conservatory; $215,000 over three years for playground accessibility upgrades.

GiGi’s Playhouse Fort Wayne – $31,000 for a universal design kitchen remodel.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne – $25,000 for universal design upgrades to homes.

Indiana Legal Services – $75,000 for the PLAID project.

Ivy Tech Foundation – $30,471 to pilot a Think College postsecondary program.

Lafayette Meadows Elementary School – $25,000 to support an adaptive playground.

League for the Blind & Disabled – $45,000 for capacity building of organizational structure and leadership development.

Mustard Seed Furniture Bank – $75,000 over three years for the home furnishings distribution program for people with disabilities.

Parkview Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington County – $66,913 for a sensory room and a family restroom.