AWS Foundation recently awarded $855,238 in grants to 14 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. These organizations include:
Arts United – $8,110 to add performers with disabilities to the 2022 Taste of the Arts Festival.
Choices Coordinated Care Solutions – $30,000 to support CONNECT Allen County Navigation.
Community Choirs of Huntington County- $5,000 for Joyful Songsters.
DeKalb Co. Eastern Community Schools – $46,545 over three years for the Northeast Indiana Special Education Cooperative Teacher Academy.
Fort Wayne Civic Theatre – $16,500 for Project Lights Up.
Fort Wayne Dance Collective- $105,000 over three years for the Dance for Diverse Abilities program.
Healthier Moms & Babies – $30,000 over three years for early interventions for better birthing outcomes.
HearCare Connection (dba GiveHear) – $120,000 over three years for pediatric hearing services.
Indiana Family to Family – $37,000 for the northeast Indiana family support center.
Jesters of University of Saint Francis – $75,000 for operating and strategic planning.
Muscular Dystrophy Association – $15,000 for MDA summer camp scholarships for families from northeast Indiana.
NeighborLink Fort Wayne – $50,000 for projects and collaborations for accessibility.
Trustees of Indiana University – $302,083 over three years to support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and behavioral challenges.
Winona Lake Limitless Park – $15,000 for a water accessibility feature.