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AWS Foundation Announces $1.1M in Grants

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

AWS Foundation recently awarded $1,110,500 in grants to 11 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. These organizations include:

  • A Rosie Place for Children – $25,000 to expand respite and train staff. 
  • Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo - $700,000 (over six years) for their comprehensive accessibility improvement plan.
  • Image of Hope Ranch - $15,000 for strategic planning and board development.
  • Ivy Tech Foundation - $15,500 for exploration of a Think College postsecondary program.
  • Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana - $40,000 for programming for students with disabilities.
  • Kosciusko Parkview Community YMCA - $32,000 for education and family support. 
  • The League - $120,000 for three years of operating support.
  • McMillen Health - $50,000 (over two years) for Varied Abilities Days.
  • OJ Neighbours Elementary School - $10,000 for sensory corners.
  • Windrose Urban Farms - $43,000 for replacement of cooler.
  • World Baseball Academy - $60,000 for three years of adaptive services.
  • About AWS Foundation
    Founded in 2007, AWS Foundation supports a wide range of organizations and service agencies in northeast Indiana working to develop a community in which people with enduring intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities are engaged fully and meaningfully in all aspects of community life. For more information, visit
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