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AWS Foundation Announces $464,884 in Grants

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
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The AWS Foundation recently awarded $464,884 in grants to13 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 services to Northeast Indiana.
  • Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum: $6,820 for Access Days.
  • Audiences Unlimited: $14,064 for a performance arts program at Life Adult Day Academy and purchasing virtual technology.
  • Blue Jacket: $12,500 to implement partnerships for stronger employment outcomes.
  • Camp Red Cedar: $59,000 to upgrade the A/V system in their activity center.
  • Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana: $12,500 for the Fort Wayne Abilities Collaborative to provide inclusive social and sensory friendly events.
  • GiGi’s Playhouse: $30,000 for career development programming.
  • Glorious Gate Rowing Association: $50,000 for adaptive rowing expansion.
  • Headwaters Counseling: $15,000 for staff training, organizational collaboration, and operating support.
  • McMillen Center for Health Education: $25,000 for Varied Abilities Days.
  • Mental Health America: $165,000 over three years for their Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults program.
  • One Heart Disability Ministry: $5,000 for the Joyful Noise Choir.
  • The League: $45,000 for operating support.
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