AWS Foundation Awards Grants

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Turnstone is one of thirteen organizations receiving grants. (photo courtesy Turnstone) Turnstone is one of thirteen organizations receiving grants. (photo courtesy Turnstone)

Fort Wayne-based AWS Foundation has awarded over $1.8 million in grants to 13 nonprofit organizations that help individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. 

Grant recipients include:

  • Children’s Autism Center - $20,000 for treatment of children with autism and related disorders.
  • Choices Coordinated Care Solutions - $35,000 for the Access Center Initiative.
  • Community Choirs of Huntington County - $5,000 grant and $2,500 in dollar-for-dollar matching funds for Joyful Songsters.
  • Family Voices Indiana - $30,000 for Northeast Indiana operating support.
  • Fort Wayne Civic Theatre - $22,500 for three Project Lights Up! Sensory-friendly performances.
  • GiveHear - $35,000 for low income, sliding scale fee hearing health clinic support.
  • Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana - $32,050 to improve worker safety and grow mission revenue.
  • Greater Fort Wayne - $22,800 over three years for two individuals with disabilities to participate in Leadership Fort Wayne each year.
  • Ivy Tech Foundation - $122,160 over three years for disability services extended support program.
  • NeighborLink Fort Wayne - $135,000 over three years for research, project resources, and the wheelchair ramp initiative.
  • Pathfinder Services - $180,000 for operating support and $12,500 for the Summer At Last Teen Camp.
  • Southwest Allen County Schools - $10,000 for professional development in trauma informed practices.
  • Turnstone - $1,200,000 over two years for operating support.

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