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 awsfoundation.org.