AWS Foundation recently awarded more than $1 million in grants to 16 nonprofit organizations. The foundation strives to recognize and support groups that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana.
The grant winners are listed below:
Achieva Resources: $45,000 for educational outreach initiatives.
Adams Wells Special Services: $18,000 for summer training for educators.
Camp PossAbility: $20,000 for camper scholarships.
Camp Red Cedar: $100,000 for camp scholarships and operating support.
Community Transportation Network: $250,000 for operating support.
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana: $10,000 for the 2019 Educational Conference.
Fort Wayne Ballet: $15,000 for sensory-friendly performances of Cinderella & Nutcracker.
Healthier Moms & Babies: $35,000 for prenatal home visits.
Indiana Legal Services: $70,000 for legal services for individuals with disabilities & consultant services.
Indiana University: $120,000 over three years for Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT).
Kosciusko Community YMCA: $15,000 for Summer Opportunity for Adaptive Recreation (SOAR) Camp.
Lutheran Social Services of Indiana: $35,000 for LSSI Works.
Mustard Seed Furniture Bank: $75,000 over three years for home furnishings program.
Purdue Fort Wayne: $40,000 for Bridges program.
University of Saint Francis: $150,000 over three years for Jesters.
Wellspring Interfaith Services: $10,000 for Older Adult Program.