STARability Florida Adult Training Program

Grants 2019



American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry
$10,000
2019 AADMD Conference in Rochester provides education to health care providers for people with IDD.

Best Buddies Upstate New York
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York 14620
$80,000
Support for one on one friendship program between students with and without disabilities

Cobblestone Arts Center
1622 Route 332
Farmington, New York 14425
$20,000
Purchase multi-sensory and snoozlen equipment to benefit students on the autism spectrum and other disorders

Danceability
2365 George Urban Blvd.
Depew, New York 14043
$25,000
Dance movement program for individuals with special needs

David’s Refuge
8195 Cazenovia Road
Manlius, New  York 13104
$2,000
Respite support for parents of children with developmental disabilities in the Rochester area

Gliding Stars of Rochester
1307 Military Road
Buffalo, New York 14217
$15,000
Adaptive ice skating program for individuals with disabilities

Grace Community Services
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York 14620
$15,000
New equipment and home modification to improve mobility and accessibility for residents

Rochester City Ballet
1326 University Avenue
Rochester, New York 14607
$3,000
To provide children with autism an opportunity to experience the performing arts with a sensory–friendly production of Sleeping Beauty

Special Olympics International
504 Balltown Road
Schenectady, New York 12304
$95,000
Expand Unified Champion Schools program in Secion 5 (Finger Lakes) and Western NY

SUNY College @ Brockport Research Dept
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, New York 14420
$15,000
Camp Abilities 2019 – Summer camp for youth who are blind or visually impaired

Alzheimer’s Association Finger Lakes Region
435 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, New York 14620
$25,000
Train staff on best practices for caring for people with IDD who also have dementia

Alzheimer’s Association WNY Chapter
6215 Sheridan Drive, Suite 100
Buffalo, New York 14221
$25,000
Train staff on best practices for caring for people with IDD who also have dementia

Best Buddies  SW Florida
5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd, Suite 105
Fort Myers, Fl 33907
$50,000
Establish a regional office in SW Florida for one on one friendship between students with and without disabilities

Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester, Inc
500 Genesee Street
Rochester, New York 14611
$15,000
Create a sensory room for youth with autism and other developmental disabilities

CDS Unistel
860 Hard Road
Webster, New York 14580
$100,000
Upgrade spice grinding equipment and facility in order to transition to integrated workplace

Center for Disability Rights Rochester Rookies
497 State Street
Rochester, New York 14608
$10,000
Rochester Rookies adaptive sport program for youth with disabilities

Gigi’s Playhouse Inc.
372 North Goodman Street
Rochester, New York 14607
$50,000
Speech and language program to teach effective speech and communication skills to individuals of all ages with Down syndrome

Greentopia
81 Browns Race
Rochester, New York 14614
$10,000
Inclusive summer employment program for students with developmental
disabilities

Hochstein School of Music
50 N. Plymouth Avenue
Rochester, New York 14614
$25,000
Expressive Arts-Music, dance and art therapy for individuals with developmental disabilities

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Rochester / Finger Lakes Chapter
1425 Jefferson Road
Rochester, New York 14623
$5,000
2019 Summer camp for youth with muscular dystrophy

WXXI Public Broadcasting
280 State Street
Rochester, New York 14603
$200,000
Year-round disability programming and inclusive education using radio, TV and other media venues (Move to Include)

Challenger Miracle Field of Greater Rochester
PO Box 826
Webster, New York 14580
$10,000
Renovations to playground next to Miracle Field for youth with disabilities

LARC, Inc
2570 Hanson Street
Fort Myers, Fl 33901
$120,000
Renovations to the existing campus bathrooms, flooring, and technology upgrades and for a new staff position for LAB

Lifetime Assistance
425 Paul Road
Rochester, New York 14624
$250,000
Renovations to the Lowry Day Services Center

Medical Motor Service of Rochester
608 S. Clinton Avenue
Rochester, New York 14620
$25,000
Purchase new software to streamline scheduling and routing of vehicles

NYSARC, Inc, Ontario County Chapter
3071 County Complex Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
$25,000
Bad Dog Boutique, inclusive employment opportunities and training

Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Part
151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua, NY 144324
$1,250
Inclusive summer camp

STARability Foundation
868 99th Avenue N.
Naples, Fl 34108
$70,000
Trailblazer Academy-training and employment program for young adults with disabilities who have aged out of school supported services

ARC of Monroe County
2060 Brighton Henrietta Towline Road
Rochester, New York 14623
$100,000
The Arc of Monroe Home Makeover Challenege

Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc
1201 Hardscrabble Road
Cassville, Ny 13318
$20,000
Training and placement of guide and therapy dogs

Gigi’s Playhouse Inc.
611 Paradise Road
East Amherst, NY 14051
$25,000
Renovate and furnish a Buffalo facility to house Gigi’s Playhouse

Happiness House
731 Pre-Emption Road
Geneva, New York 14456
$250,000
Age in Place Apartments

People, Inc.
1219 North Forest Road, P.O. Box 9033
Williamsville, New York 14231-9033
$300,000
Elmwood Health Center Dental Clinic

St. John Fisher
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, New York 14618
$200,000
For creation of Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at the Wegmans School of Nursing

Best Buddies Upstate New York
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York 14620
$80,000
Support for one on one friendship program between students with and without disabilities

Year-to-Date: $2,271,250