AWS Foundation Awards Grants

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The AWS Foundation has awarded over $819,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations. The 18 organizations benefit those with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in Northeast Indiana. 

The included organizations:

  • Autism Society of Indiana: $35,000 for the Area Support Coordinator in Northeast Indiana and $25,000 for Career Services in Northeast Indiana.
  • Byron Health Center: $250,000 for programming at the new facility.
  • Crossroad Child and Family Services: $70,000 for a sensory garden.
  • Fort Wayne Ballet:  $7,500 for a sensory-friendly Nutcracker performance.
  • Fort Wayne Citilink: $50,000 operating support for Access services.
  • Fort Wayne Curling Club: $105,000 collateral for new facility build-out.
  • Heartland Sings: $10,000 for a summer vocal arts residency at Turnstone.
  • L.I.F.E. Adult Day Academy: $24,000 for expanded community integration.
  • Monroeville Park Board: $25,000 for Monroeville Park accessible playground.
  • RSVP of Allen County: $25,000 for the I CAN Team.
  • Science Central: $24,365 for Special Abilities Days 2019.
  • Summit Middle School: $10,000 for a sensory room.
  • Trine University: $44,761 for the medical dispenser project Phase II.
  • Trustees of Indiana University: $24,858 for Camp Yes And at Northeast Indiana Special Education Cooperative.
  • University of Saint Francis: $25,000 for an Autism Symposium.
  • Volunteer Lawyer Program: $40,000 for guardianship services.
  • Whispering Meadows Elementary: $10,000 for a sensory room.
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