Grants 2006

Children and Youth Programs

Advocacy Center (The)
$50,000 for Transition Services Planning Project for disabled students leaving high school to the adult world.

Camp Abilities
$5,000 for a summer camp for blind and visually impaired youth.

Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning
$25,000 for education, information, and community action program to eliminate lead paint in older homes.

Community Place of Greater Rochester
$15,000 for inclusive summer day camp for children with developmental disabilities.

$20,000 for mentoring program for developmentally disabled teens.

Corn Hill Navigation / Spina Bifida Association
$2,500 for outdoor recreational program for teens with spina bifida.

Empire Justice Center
$25,000 for Disability Rights Advocacy Project.
Gliding Stars of Rochester
$5,000 for ice skating program for the youth with disabilities.

Hope Hall
$15,000 for Mastery in Learning Scholarship Program for students with disabilities.

LDA Life and Learning Services
$25,000 for Educational Advocacy Services for students with developmental disabilities.

Mental Health Association
$15,000 for Drum Circles - music therapy and disability awareness workshops.

Springbrook (Upstate Home for Children Foundation)
$200,000 to expand and renovate facilities for the developmentally disabled.

Adult and Family Support Services

ABVI Goodwill
$50,000 for renovation of dining area for blind/visually impaired employees.

The Advocacy Center
$15,000 for the Developmental Disabilities Advocacy Program.

Al Sigl Center, Inc.
$10,000 for production costs for “Two Weddings and a Future,” a documentary film about the marriage of two individuals with Down Syndrome.

ARC of Fulton County
$2,600 for travel expenses for FLAME, a soft rock band of musicians with developmental disabilities.

ARC of Monroe County
$30,000 for day services for senior adults with developmental disabilities.

ARC of Seneca Cayuga Counties
$20,000 for incline elevator to improve lakefront accessibility for developmentally disabled consumers.

Bishop Sheen Housing
$5,000 for Emergency Home Repair Program for persons with disabilities.

Center for Disability Rights
$10,000 for sport and recreation activities for individuals with disabilities.

Cobblestone Arts Center
$7,000 for expanding education and work opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Continuing Developmental Services (CDS)
$35,000 for air ventilation system in employment facility for disabled workers.

Corn Hill Navigation
$10,000 for outdoor recreational and educational program for individuals with developmental disabilities.

CP Rochester
$7,500 for adaptive ski program for persons with disabilities.

Dazzle School of Visual & Performing Arts
$7,000 for furnishings to expand programs for the disabled.

Easter Seals of New York
$20,000 for Health Maintenance Education and Training Program for the developmentally disabled.

Eastman Dental Center
$5,300 to improve dental services for people with developmental disabilities.

Happiness House/FLCP
$223,000 to expand and renovate facilities for the disabled.

Heritage Christian Services
$75,000 for equipment for new Life Center for consumers with developmental disabilities.

Hochstein Music School
$20,000 for music therapy for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Italian American Community Center
$500 for social event for disabled consumers.

Lifetime Assistance
$20,000 for Healthy Living Program for senior adults with developmental disabilities.

Parents & Teachers United for Kids, Inc.
$5,500 for transportation to recreational and educational outings for the disabled.

$30,000 for home-based aide services for traumatic brain injured and developmentally disabled.

Rochester Museum & Science Center
$10,000 for Community Partner Pass Program for organizations serving the disabled.

Rochester Rehabilitation Center
$20,000 for adaptive equipment for driver training program.

Sisters Care (Sisters of St. Joseph)
$2,000 for office equipment for home care ministry.

Teresa House
$10,000 for renovations and wheelchair lift for hospice house.

Community Services

Ad Council of Rochester
$7,000 for marketing and communications support for non-profits.

Total Grants Awarded: $1,069,900