Grants 2017



Children and Youth Services

ARC of Yates
$125,000 Keuka Lake School renovation and expansion project for  inclusive early intervention, preschool in rural area.

Best Buddies Florida
$150,000 Establish a regional office in SW Florida for one on one friendship between students with and without disabilities.

Best Buddies Upstate New York
$100,000 Establish a regional office in WNY for one on one friendship between students with and without disabilities.

Bivona Child Advocacy Center
$40,000 Child sexual abuse prevention and education program for agencies serving children with development disabilities.

Camp Abilities at SUNY Brockport
$6,000 Camp Abilities 2015 – summer camp for youth who are blind or visually impaired.

CAP (Children Awaiting Parents)
$25,000 Post-adoption support services for families who have adopted a child with disabilities and/or complex behavior challenges.

CP Rochester
$250,000  Build new Autism Community Resource Center
$10,000 Rochester Rookies adaptive sport program for youth with disabilities

Challenger Miracle Field of Greater Rochester
$25,000 Construction of sports field and accessible facilities for youth with disabilities.

David’s Refuge
$1,000 Respite support for parents of children with developmental disabilities in the Rochester Area.

Greentopia
$10,000 Inclusive summer employment program for students with developmental disabilities.

Hope Hall
$25,000 Mastery in Learning Scholarship Program for students with disabilities.

Mary Cariola Children’s Center
$200,000 Construction of residential home for medically complex youth with significant developmental disabilities.
$20,000 SMILEmobile to provide oral health services and create care plans for students with IDD.

Rochester City Ballet
$3,000 Provide children with autism an opportunity to experience the performing arts with a sensory–friendly production of Green Eggs & Ham.

Sonnenberg Gardens
$1,000 Historic adventures summer day camp for youth with disabilities.

Adult & Family Services

ARC of Livingston-Wyoming
$35,000 Renovate the Hilltop’s assembly and packaging facility which is a vocational rehab and employment program for adults with disabilities.

CDS iCircle
$100,000 Provide managed long term care services for adults with disabilities

CP Rochester
$200,000   Construction of transition residence for youg adults with DD

Cobblestone Arts Center
$10,000  Supportive work program to improve work skills for individuals  n with I/DD over age 21

Community Place of Greater Rochester
$75,000  CHOICES  employment services to create hope, opportunity, and independence for young adults with disabilities

Epilepsy-Pralid
$50,000 Support agency through the CQL accreditation process to improve self-directed services for clients with disabilities.

Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind
$10,000 Guide dog training and placement

Gliding Stars of Rochester
$10,000  Adaptive ice skating program for individuals with disabilities.

Hickok Center for Brain Injury
$13,000 Music and Cognitive Therapy individuals with traumatic brain injuries.

Hochstein School of Music
$25,000  Music therapy for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Rochester Museum & Science Center
$15,000 Community Partner Pass program for organizations serving individuals with disabilities.

Starbridge (Formerly LDA – Life & Learning Services)
$25,000 Purchase and implement new technology to administer the Self-Direction program.

WXXI Public Broadcasting
$160,000 Year round disability programming and inclusive education using radio, TV and other media venues (Move to Include).

YTD $1,719,500